Who May Be At Risk For Leptospirosis

Who May Be At Risk For Leptospirosis

Without treatment, leptospirosis can lead to kidney damage, meningitis (inflammation of the membrane around the brain and spinal cord), liver failure, respiratory distress, and even death. Antibiotics, such as penicillin, is used in treating the infection.

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How Air Quality Affects Health

How Air Quality Affects Health

Constant breathing of cold air can cause problems for people with bronchitis, COPD and emphysema. Actually working outdoors in cold climates can lead to lung conditions and premature aging.

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Prevent food poisoning

Prevent food poisoning

Foodborne illnesses affect one in six Americans each year, causing 3,000 deaths and 128,000 hospitalizations, according to updated statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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