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An alphabetical listing of Health Topics.
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Mumps

Mumps is a viral illness that can spread from one person to another. Most people recover from the infection, but mumps can have serious complications and lead to long-term health problems. Since the widespread use of the mumps vaccine, mumps infection is rare.

Mould

There are many factors that can determine whether mould affects your health, such as the type of mould, how sensitive you are, and how healthy you are.

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are small insects belonging to the fly family. Mosquitoes usually lay 100-400 eggs at a time in still water. The female mosquito is the one that bites, as she needs blood to make her eggs. A mosquito bite usually results in a reaction including swelling, redness, and itchiness, and can vary from mild to severe.

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), is a type of bacterium that's resistant to several antibiotics. In the community MRSA can cause skin and other infections. In a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or nursing home, MRSA can cause severe bloodstream and surgical site infections.

Meningitis (MenACYW) vaccine

People between 2 and 55 years old can have the meningitis vaccine.

Meningitis

Meningitis is a disease caused by the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges. Meningitis may develop in response to a number of causes, usually bacteria or viruses, but can also be caused by physical injury, cancer, or certain drugs.

Measles

Measles is a virus that’s very contagious. Most people recover from infection, but measles can have serious complications and lead to long-term health problems.

Mandatory Blood Testing Act

The Mandatory Blood Testing Act reduces the time it takes to get results of certain blood tests.

Maladie méningococcique

Garder la vaccination de votre enfant à jour permet de le protéger contre bien des types de la maladie méningococcique.