Impetigo

Impetigo Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection. It can develop in any skin injury, such as an insect bite, cut, or break in the skin. It can develop as a result of irritation caused by a runny nose from the mucus or from excessive, vigorous wiping with a tissue. A...
Hand, Foot, and Mouth…Oh My!

Hand, Foot, and Mouth…Oh My!

What is it? Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common, contagious illness caused by different viruses. It typically affects infants and children under age 5, but older kids and adults can catch it as well. From the time the child is exposed to hand, foot, and mouth...

Zika Virus

From A to Z AedesMosquitoes and the Zika Virus: What You Need To Know Recently, a virus transmitted by mosquitoes, known as Zika virus has had its first known case diagnosed in the United States, a person in Texas who had traveled from El Salvador. This virus has...