Growing up in India, the changing seasons often meant fighting a blocked nose, congestion, and a fuzzy feeling in the head. India is a country of many seasons, and every seasonal change brings with it a wave of colds and … Continue reading Traditional Indian Remedies for the Common Cold
There are several general guiding principles that lay the foundation for the ethical standards further detailed in the statement. These guiding principles include: Protecting Patient Health In line with the Hippocratic Oath, espousing the belief to “First, do no harm” … Continue reading What Are the Principles of the Declaration of Helsinki?
To be properly protective, COVID-19 vaccines need to be given to most people worldwide. Only through widespread vaccination will we reach herd immunity – where enough people are immune to stop the disease from spreading freely. To achieve this, some … Continue reading Should COVID-19 Vaccines Be Mandatory? Two Experts Discuss
If you are facing a terminal illness or have a loved one who is nearing death, the question as to whether or not death is painful has likely entered your mind. This may be particularly so if the illness has already … Continue reading Is Death Painful? Managing End of Life Pain
I’m a 26-year-old nurse from Indianapolis, Indiana. I’m married with two kids and have two more on the way. My youngest is 11 months old, and my oldest is 3. My twins (a boy and a girl) are due on … Continue reading Nurse Gets Covid-19 While Pregnant With Twins And Shares Symptoms
If you’ve been to the grocery store during the coronavirus COVID-19, you’ve likely felt some mixture of anxiety, loneliness, fear, confusion, frustration, and maybe even paranoia. And if you’ve turned to social media for help with grocery shopping during the … Continue reading Grocery Shopping Coronavirus Safety – Supermarkets and COVID-19
Did you know that there are more than 400 different viruses that can cause infections, including the common cold, the flu, hepatitis, mononucleosis and HIV? Today, many people choose to have an annual influenza vaccination, or flu shot, but this is … Continue reading Antiviral Herbs: Protect Against Viruses and How to Use
Any doctor will tell you that every guy needs a primary-care provider—a trusted physician who knows you, knows that your dad had a heart attack at age 40, helps you figure out how to tweak your life according to your … Continue reading Urgent Care, Telemedicine – Ways Going to the Doctor Is Changing
Look at any homemade home cleaner recipe and you’ll likely see vinegar on the list of ingredients. It’s touted for its non-toxic, disinfecting effects, but many wonder if it really does the trick on touch surface areas in your bathroom … Continue reading Does Vinegar Kill Germs and Mold? Ways to Use vs. Not
We can agree that a cough medicine must provide hours of relief for an irritating cough. That was the deciding factor for the best cough medicine that we selected. If you want to skip reading all of the details, the … Continue reading Best Cough Medicine in 2020 – Cough Medicine Reviews and Ratings
The mounting spread of the coronavirus now known as COVID-19 has prompted widespread concern around the world as public health officials race to contain the outbreak. The novel coronavirus has killed more than 2,800 people worldwide, with the vast majority … Continue reading 20 Questions About COVID-19 Coronavirus, Answered by a Doctor
As fears surrounding the current coronavirus outbreak continue to spread around the world, historians and public health officials are drawing comparisons to another deadly global health … Continue reading The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Prepared the World for Coronavirus
The smell of a rose is one of those experiences that can ignite fond memories of young love and backyard gardens. But did you know that roses are more than a pretty smell? These beautiful flowers also hold incredible health boosting … Continue reading Rose Essentil Oil Benefits, Uses and Precautions
IN JANUARY 2019, Mike Dudley got a call that his 69-year-old brother-in-law had died a mere 48 hours after checking into the hospital with flulike symptoms. He couldn’t believe what he was hearing. Just five months earlier, they’d been backpacking … Continue reading Why Antibiotic Resistance Is Ignored by Big Pharma
The Food and Drug Administration has warned the maker of Purell hand sanitizers to stop claiming its products can prevent people from catching the flu, Ebola virus, the MRSA superbug and norovirus. In a notice dated Jan. 17, the F.D.A. … Continue reading F.D.A. Warns Purell to Stop Claiming It Can Prevent Ebola or Flu
Nutrition is important for everyone because food gives our bodies the nutrients they need to stay healthy, grow, and work properly. Foods are made up of six classes of nutrients, each with its own special role in the body: Protein … Continue reading Why Is Nutrition Important? – HIV Positive
Our skin is a reflection of our overall health, which is why glowing, beautiful skin often results from proper care, hydration and eating a nutrient-dense diet. On the other hand, skin ridden with whiteheads, blackheads and other types of pimples … Continue reading Home Remedies for Acne: 10 Easy Ones That Work
Ingredients: 1 glass of warm or hot water (12–16 ounces) 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½–1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 dash cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon raw, local honey (optional) Directions: Warm the water. … Continue reading Secret Detox Drink Recipe: Cleanse and Rejuvinate
Surveys show that the consumption of sugary drinks has increased in the last several decades on a global scale, up approximately 40 percent from 1990 to 2016. When health authorities warn against consuming “sugary drinks,” they are usually referring to those … Continue reading Do Sugary Drinks Raise the Risk of Cancer?
If you played outside a lot growing up or are an avid hiker, you’ve probably heard time and time again that you should *always* do a tick check when you come inside. But given that ticks are teeny-tiny and easy … Continue reading What Does A Tick Bite Look Like?
Pete Davidson on Saturday posted a troubling message on his since-deleted Instagram page that led to concerns about his well-being. “i really don’t want to be on this earth anymore,” he wrote. “i’m doing my best to stay here for … Continue reading Pete Davidson, Kanye West, and the Truth About Mental Illness
I got my first push-up bra in ninth grade, years before I launched my YouTube channelin 2011. In my mind, everyone who was famous then had boobs … Continue reading YouTube Star Karissa Pukas Says Her Breast Implants Made Her Sick
Actress Selma Blair revealed in an Instagram post Sunday that she has multiple sclerosis. Blair, 46, wrote that she was diagnosed in August but has “probably had this incurable disease for 15 years at least.” Blair, who is starring in the upcoming … Continue reading What Is Multiple Sclerosis?
Three years ago, McKinley, Chloe, Ava and Lauren were all in treatment for cancer at a Florida hospital. The quartet relied on each other to get through the arduous process, and on Monday they reunited for a photo shoot as … Continue reading Four Girls Reunite After They Beat Cancer Together at the Same Hospital: ‘It’s Amazing to See’
When an airplane from Dubai landed in New York yesterday morning with reports of passengers coughing and vomiting, health officials jumped into action—detaining the plane and screening all 549 passengers and crew members for illness before allowing them to disembark. … Continue reading How Fast Do Illnesses Spread On a Plane?
INGREDIENTS: 4 pounds beef bones with marrow 4 carrots, chopped 4 celery stalks, chopped 2 medium onions, peel on, sliced in half lengthwise and quartered 4 garlic cloves, peel on and smashed 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns … Continue reading Savory Beef Bone Broth Recipe for Your Slow Cooker
As the calendar inches toward spring, you might be enjoying the last few weeks of your life without seasonal allergy symptoms. But instead of just waiting for the sneezing, itching, and congestion to start all over again, here’s an idea: … Continue reading How to Prevent Seasonal Allergies – Seasonal Allergy Prevention and Remedies
Blisters are usually not a big deal. But that wasn’t the case for one 26-year-old Houston-based daycare teacher. Raul Reyes hurt his foot at work and thought it was swollen because of the injury, his wife Joseline Reyes told the … Continue reading Man’s Foot Blister Turns Out To Be Flesh-Eating Bacteria
The old adage, “If you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated!” is actually still up for debate among experts, but one thing is certain: Thirst is far from being your only signal that you need to hydrate, stat. Dehydration occurs when your … Continue reading Dehydration Symptoms That Show You Need to Drink More Water