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10 Nasty Infections You Could Catch at the Gym

Dean Drobot/ShutterstockFolliculitis What It Is: An inflammation of the hair follicles on your body that may be caused by sweat and heat (heat rash), bacteria, and fungus, among many other causes,” says Ross Radusky, MD, dermatologist at SoHo Skin & Laser Dermatology, PC. In the case of a heat rash, the pressure from your clothes… Read More »

Why you’re attracting nasty mosquitoes

Researchers have identified a gene that makes someone more likely to be bitten by a mosquito. Gordana Rasic of the QIMR Berghofer medical research institute in Brisbane was part of an international study into the genetics of the insect. She told the ABC they had discovered several new genes, including ones that determine why some… Read More »