Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). These mosquitoes bite during the day and night.
Zika can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects. There is no vaccine or medicine for Zika
Cold and flu season is the time of the year when you or a family member may have a stuffy nose, fever, cough, or sore throat. You may ask yourself: Is it the flu or common cold? It is hard to know for sure.Read More
The facts of prostate cancer
The prostate, an organ located under the bladder, produces semen. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the United States. About 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.Read More
Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that affects the respiratory system. It is caused by the measles virus, which can survive on surfaces for many hours, allowing for easy transmission. The virus settles in the mucus of the nose and throat, producing a range of symptoms that begin manifesting about seven to 12 days after exposure.Read More