West Nile Virus Fast Facts

West Nile Virus Fast Facts

About 2,300 people have died of West Nile virus in the United States since it was first detected in New York City in 1999. West Nile virus is usually spread through the bite of infected mosquitoes. It is not spread person-to-person through casual contact. In rare cases, WNV can be spread through blood transfusions, organ […]
Autism Fast Facts – CNN

Autism Fast Facts – CNN

ASD can be found among all races, ethnicities and socioeconomic groups. Health care costs for children with autism are four to six times greater than medical costs for children without autism, according to research published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental...
Cholera Fast Facts – CNN

Cholera Fast Facts – CNN

Cholera is contracted by consuming food or water contaminated with the bacteria Vibrio cholerae. The bacteria is usually found in water contaminated with feces. Dehydration from rapid loss of body fluids is the reason the disease can be deadly if the patient is not...
Managing Overactive Bladder Through Diet

Managing Overactive Bladder Through Diet

If your bladder is not the first thing that springs to mind when planning your dinner menu, consider yourself fortunate. People who have overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) typically do need to consider their situation when deciding what to eat or drink, since certain...