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GBS: A Preventable Threat to Infants
Many women around the world carry bacteria that could threaten their health and the health of their infants, according to a new study.
How Sore Throat Without Strep Could Still Be Serious
When a patient has a sore throat but not strep, doctors usually prescribe rest and lots of fluids. However, aching throats may warrant more serious medical attention.
No Need to Swap Toothbrush After Strep
After having strep throat, many people will replace their toothbrush. However, this may not be necessary to avoid a second round of this bacterial infection.
Watch Your Strep With a Sore Throat
About 15 million people in the US see a doctor annually for a sore throat. Many are misdiagnosed with strep, and up to 70 percent are given antibiotics that will not fight a virus.