Stories with tag: "Infectious Diseases"


Should You Be Concerned About Bird Flu?

Threat to humans is low — but you can still protect neighborhood birds

Hen profile
Children’s Health

Hepatitis and Adenovirus: What Parents Should Know

Physicians are investigating recent cases of liver inflammation in children

Liver and hepatitis

Are We Any Closer to an HIV Vaccine?

Why an HIV vaccine has been so elusive, plus new advances that could prevent infection

Virtual Care

5 Facts About Shingles

Shingles can make you miserable, but early treatment may help

An image of shingles on a person's back

How to Celebrate Halloween Safely

Trick-or-treaters will need to follow COVID-19 precautions

Pumpkin with mask

5 Things to Do While You Wait for the COVID-19 Vaccine

A Rush psychologist shares what she knows from counseling critically ill and recovering patients

Mental & Behavioral Health

Finding Mental Health Support Amid Dual Pandemics

Key mental health considerations for Black people during COVID-19 and the fight for racial justice

Exhausted Black Man Sitting at Computer Rubbing Temple

Sanitize Your Smartphone

Clean your devices properly to help prevent illness

sanitizing a smart phone

Common COVID-19 Myths Debunked

How to spot a falsehood and where you can fact check

COVID-19 Myths

What Does a Safe Chicago Summer (and Fall) Look Like?

A guide to low-, moderate- and high-risk activities in Chicago

Safe Chicago