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What Can You Do To Combat The Adenovirus?

We've reached a critical point in this current adenovirus outbreak, where the illness has killed a student and sickened at least five others at the University of Maryland. The news of the freshman's d... read more

If it’s not the flu, you might be sick because of this virus

“Most of the time, adenoviruses produce influenza-like illness with cough and runny nose and feeling crummy, but you get better,” said Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist at Vander... read more

The return of the “Who are you?” thread

Around two years ago, I started a thread asking readers to identify themselves, say something about their background, and tell me a bit about why they were reading this blog. That thread was resurrect... read more

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Flu spreads across 40 states

“It looks like it is picking up again, which is pretty typical during this time of year, especially when all the schools and colleges, in particular, go back in session,” said Dr. David Topham, direct... read more


Pseudoscience and conspiracy theory are not victimless crimes against science

It can be difficult for someone without a university education – or even without a scientific degree – to understand and interpret scientific results. Even those working in one scientific field can st... read more

Denver councilman: Rein in medical marijuana

Citing a “regulatory vacuum,” that allows a freewheeling culture among some Denver medical-marijuana dispensaries, Councilman Charlie Brown wants to establish a broad raft of regulations on the busine... read more

College tours in a virtual age

As I approach 50, one of my paramount goals is to develop, and maintain, a light carbon footprint, the result of a lifestyle with significant elements of 18th century living, including a lot of walkin... read more

Going viral: next-generation sequencing applied to phage populations in the human gut

He did his clinical training in internal medicine and gastroenterology, was a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and subsequently joined the faculty a... read more

Health officials search for answers in deadly New Jersey viral infection

This outbreak, caused by adenovirus type ... the time, adenoviruses produce influenza-like illness with cough and runny nose and feeling crummy, but you get better,” Dr. William Schaffner, an infectio... read more

Dr. Suzanne Humphries and the International Medical Council on Vaccination: Antivaccine to the core

I received a bachelor's degree in theoretical physics in 1987 from Rutgers University. I mention the college degree in case any doubtful readers question my mental prowess. One can doubt my intellectu... read more

10th child dies from adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

On Monday, the health department announced plans to deploy a team of infection control experts later this month to visit University Hospital and four ... Jersey,” Elnahal said in a statement Monday. A... read more



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