NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Workers with Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) are advising healthcare providers to be on the lookout for patients with Cyclosporiasis.
Health workers are being encouraged to test for the infection when a patient has had diarrhea lasted more than a few days or diarrhea that is accompanied by severe anorexia or fatigue. 300 more words
What IS Leishmaniasis, you ask?
Leishmaniasis (/ˌliːʃməˈnaɪəsɪs/) or leishmaniosis (/liːʃˌmeɪnɪˈoʊsɪs/ or /liːʃˌmænɪˈoʊsɪs/) is a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania and spread by the bite of certain types of sandflies. 384 more words
(Disclaimer: I wrote this several weeks ago, so while my thoughts still apply, my main point may seem a little behind the times.)
If you haven’t already heard, Katie Finn is Morgan Matson and she is the reason for today’s Coffee Talk. 477 more words