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Dogwoods & Black Stem Disease

The dogwood (Cornus florida), also referred to as the flowering dogwood, is an ornamental tree native to the eastern areas of the United States. In its native habitat, the tree grows as an understory plant in hardwood forests in moist, fertile ground. The trees are favored for their white, early spr

Signs & Symptoms of the Ebola Virus

Ebola virus is a contagious virus that causes Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever. This virus causes fear among people because of its mortality rate and the fact that there is no cure and no vaccine to prevent the virus from spreading. This virus has been the subject of books--The Hot Zone by Richard Preston--

Rabies Treatment for People

With few exceptions, rabies cannot be cured. So treatment is important to prevent an infection from developing following an animal bite. Rabies is most often transmitted through bites from domestic and wild animals, including cats, dogs, bats, foxes, ferrets, rabbits and coyotes. Symptoms --- among

Alternative Treatments for Strep B

Streptococcus (strep) B, also known as Group B Streptococcus, is a bacterium that commonly exists in the lower genital tract and/intestines. The bacteria are typically harmless in adults, but can cause newborns, as well as individuals with previous health conditions such as diabetes, to fall ill. Pr

Folliculitis Fungal Infection

Folliculitis is the inflammation of one or more of the hair follicles on your skin. There are a number of sources for the inflammation that defines folliculitis, including the fungus tinea barbae.

Q Fever Update, Maritime Canada

The authors undertook the current study to determine whether Q fever was still occurring in Maritime Canada and whether the decline in cases was real or an artifact of decreased surveillance.

How to Fix AlloDerm Complications

AlloDerm is a tissue implant introduced in 1994 to help treat burn victims. Today, AlloDerm is used in hernia, facial and breast reconstruction surgeries to replace damaged soft tissue. AlloDerm tissue matrix is made by LifeCell from donated human skin tissue that has been processed to remove the ti

Hepatitis Test Results

If you want to know how to interpret your hepatitis test results, continue reading this article to discover that vital information.

Systemic Candida Cure

Systemic candida usually occurs when this natural fungus in the gut starts overproducing. This can be brought on by improper diets, food intolerances, airborne pollutants, excessive use of antibiotics and even corticosteroids. Though this diploid fungus lives naturally in the body, excessive growth