Bronchiolitis

This condition occurs when the smaller airways in your lungs become irritated and exacerbated.  Most commonly, this condition occurs in young children.

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Malaria

Malaria is an infectious disease that is predominantly found in tropical and warmer climates. While there are some milder forms of the disease that are not deadly, there are some strains that are incredibly fatal.

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Whooping Cough

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a disease affecting the respiratory system, caused by bacterial infection from the bacteria called bordetella pertussis.

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Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is when your tonsils become inflamed due to infection. Your tonsils are spherical clumps of lymphatic tissue that are attached to your immune system and help to fight against infection.

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Featured: Cold Sores

Woman covering her mouthA cold sore, otherwise called Herpes Labialis, is a viral infection of the lip resulting from a virus called herpes simplex virus, and will create sores or blisters on the skin of the lip and mouth after the virus has entered into the skin via a cut on the skin of the lip or mouth.

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Featured: Head Lice

Father holding child while mother examines child's scalpHead lice (or head louse-Pediculus humanus capitis) are wingless insects whose life-cycle exists entirely on the human scalp. Their existence alongside humans pre-dates the ancient Greeks, where head lice were widespread throughout Europe up until the last century.

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