Health Library

The Health Library is a collection of health and wellness resources created for learning and accessibility. Select a topic below for related health information or search for a topic in the search bar for more information on other medical conditions.


  • What is shigellosis? Shigellosis is a type of food poisoning caused by infection with the shigella bacterium. It is more common in summer than winter. Children ages 2 to 4 are most likely to get the condition. What causes shigellosis? Shigellosis is spread when the bacteria in feces (stool) or on soiled fingers are...

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