Preventive Care

Preventative care and services are performed in an effort to prevent major illness or injury. Learn about some of the different types of preventative care you can take along with specific prevention for men, women and children.

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When infections invade the space between our ears, they can wreak havoc with our most important organ -- the brain. Learn for helpful ways to keep your noggin healthy.

Lots of contagious pestilences plague preschool and day-care settings, but few childhood illnesses leave the body with serious damage or aftereffects. Learn how to avoid and treat those nasty childhood infections and infestations.

By Laurie L. Dove

There are many different types of hepatitis infections caused by different viruses. Learn about how hepatitis infections attack the liver, an important organ that aids digestion and performs many other body processes.

By Michele Price Mann

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When stomach infections strike, you're left feeling like you've been run over by a truck. Learn how to avoid most culinary bacteria with a little awareness and plenty of soap and water.

By Michele Price Mann

Any infection that makes it difficult to breathe is no laughing matter. You may be able to prevent most respiratory infections by taking some simple precautions. Follow these tips and you'll be breathing easier for years to come.

By Michele Price Mann

When infection ravages the skeleton, getting around can be a painful experience. Use our tips and guidelines to protect yourself from bone-weakening conditions with a little knowledge.

By Laurie L. Dove

You might not want to talk about them, but sexually transmitted diseases can be extremely dangerous to your health. Keep your private parts working their best by finding out more about STDs here.

By Laurie L. Dove

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It's hard to put your best face forward when it's covered in sores, or when it feels like your throat is being attacked with tiny knives. Learn about some of the most common throat infections.

By Laurie L. Dove

The bacteria and viruses that cause harmful infections are lurking everywhere, from hospital rooms to your neighbor's hand. Arm yourself against infection by following the preventative tips outlined in this article.

By Laurie L. Dove & Michele Price Mann

While viruses such as the flu and the common cold are usually not life-threatening, they can put a damper on your plans and make you feel like hiding under the covers. See these valuable prevention tips.

By Laurie L. Dove & Michele Price Mann

Multiple vitamins with fluoride are used to protect against tooth decay and vitamin deficiencies in children. Fluoride has been found to be helpful in preventing cavities in the teeth. Learn about multiple vitamins with fluoride.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

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Cold weather can present many dangers if you do not prepare for it accordingly. Learn more about cold weather and what you can do to protect yourself when a cold chill moves in.

By Dr. Rob Danoff

There are numerous ways of fending off pesky bugs but you should be aware of the chemicals that are used in these treatments. Learn more about bug sprays in this article.

By Dr. Rob Danoff

Owning a pet can be good for your health. Read about the science behind why we own pets and how they can benefit our health and happiness, especially as we age.