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?
During cold and flu season, it’s a pretty safe bet that congestion, sneezing, and a runny nose are signs you’re coming down with something. But when trees are blossoming or their leaves are falling, how can you tell if you have … Continue reading How to Tell the Difference Between a Cold and Allergies
Clove oil uses are incredibly impressive, ranging from improving blood circulation and reducing inflammation to helping acne and boosting gum health. One of the best-known clove oil uses is to reduce the pain associated with dental problems. Even mainstream toothpaste makers … Continue reading Clove Oil Uses & Benefits for Skin & Digestion
Women who work as cleaners or regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at home appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not clean, according to new research published online in … Continue reading Women Who Clean at Home or Work Face Lung Damage
Flu brain is a thing. And this season especially, everyone’s trying to avoid it. And no, you aren’t imagining it. People really are throwing you side-eye when you cough, sneeze or sniffle in public. Nobody wants the flu. You likely … Continue reading Flu Brain: Here’s What the Virus Does to Your Brain
We’ve all been there: Those leftovers looked (and, er, smelled) a little bit iffy in your fridge, but you didn’t feel like cooking something new. So, you gave them a half-hearted nuke in the microwave, and chowed down—only to find … Continue reading How to Treat Food Poisoning: What to Eat When You Have Diarrhea