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Polymorphous light eruption

Apr 10, 2014 - Polymorphous light eruption is a sun-induced skin rash affecting people who develop a sensitivity to sunlight

Salmonella infection

Apr 05, 2014 - Salmonella infection will cause only diarrhea and stomach pain in some people, but for infants and immunocompromised people, this bacterial illness can cause life-threatening complications


Apr 05, 2014 - Cholera causes severe diarrhea and can kill in a matter of hours, yet can be easily treated with oral or intravenous fluids

Swine flu (H1N1 flu)

Apr 05, 2014 - Swine flu — Comprehensive overview covers swine flu symptoms, tests, treatment and prevention


Apr 02, 2014 - Concussions can be serious injuries that need sufficient time to heal

Norovirus infection

Apr 02, 2014 - Noroviruses cause an intestinal flu-like illness that typically resolves within days. Norovirus infection is highly contagious, especially in closed settings like hospitals and cruise ships

Listeria infection

Apr 01, 2014 - Most people exposed to listeria don't become ill. But for those at risk of a listeria infection — a foodborne illness — the consequences can be severe

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