• West Nile Virus

    West Nile Virus

    If you live in an area where there’s a West Nile outbreak, you should know the warning signs of this potentially serious disease. If you develop a high fever, confusion, severe headache, or muscle weakness, the CDC urges you to call a doctor immediately.

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    One thing your doctor probably won’t order is a cervical collar. A stiff cervical collar used to be standard treatment for whiplash, but the current trend is to encourage early movement rather than immobilization, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

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  • Yellow Fever

    Yellow Fever

    What is yellow fever? Yellow fever is a tropical disease caused by the yellow fever virus. It is spread by certain types of

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