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What to Do For Pink Eye

Pink eye or conductivities colors the eye pink with irritation or infection. Eyes can be itchy, teary, swollen, or have crusty eyelids. Antibiotic eye drops or ointments are often prescribed, but now there is a statement from the American Academy of Ophthalmology that antibiotics can do more harm than good. Do You Have Pink Eye?Read More

What’s The Difference in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

Both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are characterized by the body’s inability to properly store and use glucose – an important source of energy. Collected in blood, glucose is not able to reach blood cells, which leads to serious health complications. Though Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are quite similar, there are certainRead More

What Is The Difference In The Corona Virus And The Flu?  

Every year, the flu affects more than 40 million people from mid-fall to late spring; according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center. There is an annual influx of flu shots and over-the-counter medication purchases in regards to flu prevention and treatment. The 2019 coronavirus outbreak that has caused almost 100,000 illnesses in less thanRead More

2020 Flu Season Need to Know

2020 Flu Season Need to Know From the coronavirus to the bush-fires in Australia, 2020 has not gotten off to a good start. An overview of this year’s flu strain This flu season has been particularly dangerous with multiple deaths even in very young children. Moreover, the virus is mutating (as usual) and making itsRead More

Why All The Rage In CBD Oil?

Medical marijuana has been legalized in many states in the country, and one of the hot new trending products is Cannabidiol or CBD. This marijuana extract is not intoxicating, and it has been credited with being helpful in the treatment of a myriad of medical problems. It has helped with health problems like epileptic seizures,Read More

Benefits of Wearing Sunscreen, Pt. 2

Here are some more benefits you could see from adding sunscreen to your skincare routine. 1. It enhances the overall health of your skin. Collagen, keratin, and elastin are protected through the use of sunscreen. These proteins help keep our skin looking smooth and healthy. When shopping for sunscreen, look for a brand that containsRead More

Benefits of Wearing Sunscreen, Pt. 1

While we don’t encourage it, there are some who don’t believe in applying sunscreen while going outside. Many assume they don’t need it, which can be a deadly decision to make, as the sun’s rays are the strongest during the summer season. There are so many benefits to using sunscreen; did you know that itRead More

How to Reduce Summer Allergy Symptoms, Pt. 2

Although the weather is nice outside, summer can trigger certain allergies. To avoid putting a damper on activities with wheezing and sneezing, keep the following tips in mind whether indoors or outdoors this summer season. 1. Make the switch to nylon shower curtain liners. It’s important for those with allergies to shower often in orderRead More

How to Reduce Summer Allergy Symptoms, Pt. 1

Although the weather is nice outside, summer can trigger certain allergies. To avoid putting a damper on activities with wheezing and sneezing, keep the following tips in mind whether indoors or outdoors this summer season. 1. Fruit isn’t always a sweet treat. Certain fruits – such as apples, bananas, peaches, and plums – can createRead More

Foods That Are Great For Your Liver

Did you know there are foods that have been proven to be beneficial for your liver? Here are nine liver healthy foods to incorporate into your diet. 1. Oatmeal. This food is high in fiber content, which helps your liver function the way it should. An additional bonus to eating oatmeal is that it canRead More