Evidence-based information and tips for preventing and treating a range of bacteria and viral infections
Ramsay Hunt syndrome: Everything you wanted to know
Ramsay Hunt syndrome has been in the news lately, but what causes this rare condition? Learn more from experts at Providence.
Multi-state training partnership enhances rural health readiness
Providence partnered with agencies to conduct an interactive, multi-agency exercise in Alaska and Washington, aimed at enhancing readiness to care for patients with infectious diseases.
Recurrent vaginal infections
A women’s health expert explains vaginal infections and shares tips to help recognize this common condition experienced by one-third of all women.
RSV, Flu & COVID: What you need to know
As fall and winter move in, your children may be exposed to the triple threat of RSV, the flu and COVID-19. Here’s how to tell the difference.
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Hunker down at home with a cold or flu
The best way to handle sickness is to get lots of rest and stay away from others. Learn more ways to treat a cold or flu this fall and winter.
We have much to celebrate and improve this World AIDS Day
Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. Take a moment to better understand your risk and recognize how your voice can help ensure equitable healthcare for all.
COVID-19 incubation timeline: When am I contagious?
Providence shares information about COVID-19’s incubation period, outlines when most people are contagious and defines when to isolate or quarantine.
How climate change impacts your health
Climate change drives bigger weather events with serious health implications. Learn more about the impacts.
Lessons learned in responding to COVID-19
Providence Chief Clinical Officer, Amy Compton-Phillips, M.D., offers a roadmap to responding to COVID-19. Learn more.
Why some women are always cold
Are you cold all the time like many women? Learn the health conditions that could be causing your cold intolerance and when to call the doctor.
How do you know if your teen has mono?
Discover whether the “kissing disease” might be responsible for your teen’s fatigue, fever, sore throat, headache and body aches.
How to help protect your child from AFM
A recent outbreak sparked concerns over acute flaccid myelitis, a disease that can cause paralysis if unchecked.
How to protect your family from food poisoning
Equip yourself with the smarts to keep your family’s dinner table safe from germs and toxins that cause food poisoning.
When something seems fishy, don't get a pedicure
Pedicures can pose risks if the proper precautions aren't taken.
Viral gastroenteritis is no fun, but it's not the flu
Symptoms of viral gastroenteritis include diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. People often call it stomach flu, but it's not influenza.
Atrial fibrillation: What makes the heart skip a beat?
AFib can be dangerous so you should know the causes behind this electrical dysfunction in the heart.
First-aid tips and a DIY kit for minor cuts and scrapes
Proper care for minor cuts, wounds and scrapes reduces the risk of infection and helps minimize scarring. Treat them with these first-aid tips and make your own first-aid kit.
How to recognize and reduce risk of UTIs in seniors and older women
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is common and recurrent in older adults, especially women. Letting a UTI linger without proper medical diagnosis or treatment can result in serious complications.
5 skin conditions that commonly thrive at the gym—and how to avoid them
Fungi and bacteria lurk on your favorite workout machines and in common areas at the gym. Learn how to protect your skin against gym germs.
It's tick season: Protect yourself
Cases of diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes have grown rapidly over the last 13 years, which makes it more important to take steps to protect yourselves in the outdoors.
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