What Is Augmentin 625mg?

Prescription medications often come in a variety of different formulations and doses, particularly compared from one country to the next. One such medication, Augmentin, is made by GlaxoSmithKline and is a combination of two different antibiotics.

What Are the Symptoms of Tuberculosis of the Bones?

The bacteria Mycobacteria tuberculosis causes tuberculosis. Although tuberculosis, or TB, primarily affects the lungs, it can spread through the blood stream to other sites, a circumstance called extrapulmonary or disseminated tuberculosis.

What Are the First Mono Symptoms?

Feeling under the weather? Here are some of the first signs of mononucleosis (mono for short), which is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus.

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Is on the Rise Again

New York Mets star pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been placed on the 10-day disabled list thanks to a nasty run-in with hand-foot-and-mouth disease.

How to Tell if a Food Has Been Contaminated With Botulism

Botulism is a rare but serious foodborne illness most commonly caused by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. Eating foods infected with this nerve toxin can cause paralysis and death if not treated, but there are steps you can take to avoid consuming foods contaminated with botulinum.

Antibiotics Recommended for Infected Wounds

The antibiotic is chosen based on the bacteria present. Oral antibiotics are taken by mouth, while IV antibiotics are administered through a needle directly into the bloodstream.

Don't want Lyme disease? Time for a new tick-resistant outfit

Wearing clothing treated with the insecticide permethrin may protect against tick bites, confirms a new study by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The romaine scare is officially over here's how to stay safe in the future

The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the romaine lettuce scare is officially over.

The 5 Worst Fast Food Chains for Antibiotics Use & the 5 Best

The National Resources Defense Council published their annual report, Chain Reaction, which report ranks the top 25 U.S. fast-food and casual restaurant chains based on their use of, policies on and transparency regarding antibiotics. Here are the five worst and five best restaurants on their list.

How to Stop Coughing Without Medicine

Treating the underlying cause is often the best way to get rid of a cough. But there are several natural ways to combat coughing, which may be used alone or in combination with other treatments.

First Signs of a Stomach Virus

First signs of a stomach virus involve the stomach or intestines and might include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea.

Reasons for Coughing Up White Mucus

Mucus is a vital substance that coats the mucous membranes in the body, including the lining of the lungs and airways. The appearance of phlegm, notably its color, can provide helpful clues to the nature of the cough and the underlying reason for the excess mucus production.