Is it Mononucleosis or what is it?

Timely, accurate diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis can help us target treatment, assure patient safety and provide an accurate prognosis. Mononucleosis is a viral illness most commonly found among patients 5 – 25 years of age and in particular those 16-20 among whom approximately 1 in 13 will present with sore throat..

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Fever in children and what to do about it?

Fever in children can be a tricky thing and it’s one of those symptoms that scares parents the most – for a good reason as no parent wants to see their child sick. So what to do about it?
In the simplest of terms – do nothing. Now let me clarify..

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Ebola 101

Dear readers: With Ebola being on everyone’s radar these days (that being justified or not), let me outline the most important facts you should know about it. Ebola is a viral illness and one of many Hemorrhagic Fevers (to hemorrhage […]

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