Unvaccinated Parents Endanger Children

Unvaccinated parents who intentionally opt to refuse or delay their vaccinations often have a hard time understanding why the rest of us might become a little uneasy of being near or around them. This becomes especially true when we have a new baby in the house, younger kids who aren’t yet fully vaccinated and protected due…

Disease Fact Sheets: Measles

Measles is spread when an infected person talks, breathes, coughs or sneezes tiny particles containing infectious agents into the air. These are called small particle aerosols. Due to their tiny size, small particle aerosols can travel long distances on air currents and remain suspended in the air for minutes to hours. These small particle aerosols may…

Disease Fact Sheets: Rubella a.k.a German Measles

Rubella is an infection caused by the rubella virus; it can cause severe harm to the unborn child. The number of german measles cases has fallen dramatically, thanks to vaccination programs, but the battle against this infection is not yet won. Also known as German measles, it is an acute viral infection that usually affects…

How Infectious Diseases Can Spread

Are we alone in this universe? The answer is no. Unfortunately we’re not talking about aliens, but germs and how infectious diseases can easily spread. Predating human lives – or any animal lives for that matter – single-celled organisms, bacterias, viruses, and other micro-organisms exists. Thriving in the earth’s atmosphere, continually surviving and adapting through…

Gym Germs: Guide To Stay Fit & Clean

For those of us who lives, breathes, and talks about staying fit by pumping irons, doing intense cardio, and using body machines, health is our utmost priority. Although to some of us, the gym is considered to be our Health Temple, we may be getting more than what we bargain for. One study reveals that 63…