Stories tagged: infection
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Bothell pet store closes after bird infection found
Birds of the World pet shop has been closed temporarily following the discovery that a bird boarded there had a bacterial infection that can be spread to other birds as …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014, 2:28 p.m.
White House orders plan for antibiotic resistance
WASHINGTON — Signaling the seriousness of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the government to create a national plan to fight them by early …
Tue., Feb. 4, 2014
House Call: Keys to prenatal infection prevention
In the previous column about taking care of yourself before and during pregnancy, I mentioned avoiding infections. Today’s column will cover details about infections, their potential consequences, and prevention. Influenza …
Mon., Nov. 11, 2013
The Rock Doc: Brucellosis research might help fight other diseases
Normally, when a bacterium invades your body, it’s surrounded and engulfed by a white blood cell. If all goes well, the white blood cell kills the bacterium. But a few …
Fri., June 7, 2013
CdA surgeon applies lessons from war to MRSA
Barbara Allen-Kelsay delivered sweet treats to two of her doctors Thursday – a token of her thanks for diagnosing and treating a severe infection that has plagued her for most …