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mask skin irritation

What To Do About Skin Problems Caused By Face Masks

Wearing a mask against COVID-19 is the right thing to do, for yourself and for those around you. But it can sometimes be a pain – literally. UH dermatologists have these tips for mask-related skin issues, regardless of the mask type.

clean house

8 Areas of Your Home That Are Important To Keep Clean

Amy Edwards, MD, Associate Medical Director of Pediatric Infection Control at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, recommends targeting these high-touch spots to cut back on the spread of germs in your home year-round.

chronic care and PCPs

How Your Primary Care Physician Can Help Manage Your Chronic Disease

Managing your chronic condition with the help of your primary care physician can improve your quality of life. At the same time, you can reduce your health care costs by preventing or minimizing the effects of a chronic disease.

ticks

How Ticks Find You and Spread Disease

Ticks carry germs that can cause a number of diseases, including Lyme disease. If you spend time outdoors, be wary of ticks, whether you’re hiking in a forest or simply relaxing on your lawn.

fireworks

How To Treat and Prevent Burns -- and When To Seek Care

While the summer months bring fun, they can also be a time when injuries occur -- including burns.

rsv

RSV: A Common Virus That Can Spell Trouble For Some Kids

A virus that is common and not a big deal for most adults can create serious health issues for susceptible babies and kids.

well-child visits

Top Reasons to Make Time for Well-Child Visits

You know it's important to take your kids to well-child visits to keep them updated on immunizations, but those are far from the only benefits. There's plenty more to learn -- plus a chance to ask about what's on your mind.

allergy

Best Tips to Survive the Fall Ragweed Allergy Season

It’s that time of year again – drippy noses, watery eyes, congestion, coughing and sneezing due to fall seasonal allergies. Learn why ragweed pollen is so annoying to allergy sufferers and what you can do about it.

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