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Norovirus Now Primary Cause Of ‘Stomach Bug’ In Children
2013-03-22 09:02:11

A new study has shown that norovirus is now the primary cause of acute gastroenteritis, or the ‘stomach bug,’ among children under five years of age who seek medical treatment for the condition, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Thursday.

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterial Infections On The Rise, CDC Warns
2013-03-06 08:32:36

While bacterial infections are a relatively common occurrence throughout US hospitals, federal health officials have warned they are on the rise and becoming more resilient, and are urging all healthcare facilities around the country to be on guard.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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