Health Science Updates

7 New Year Resolutions For You.

7 New Year Resolutions For You.

Dec 29th 2017 Posted by MDR

When the clock strikes midnight and we ring in 2018, many of us will make New Year resolutions. Here are a few that can help you to be healthier and happier:1. Have an attitude of gratitude. Don't be so hard on yourself, or make unreasonable goals. At the start and close of your day, think of the positive, good aspects of your life. Each wee …
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The Killers in Your Kitchen.

The Killers in Your Kitchen.

Dec 29th 2017 Posted by MDR

How long have you kept that sponge in your sink? Chances are it's too long. Sponges used to remove food debris from your plates and wipe down tables and sinks can be your enemy and be teaming with zillions of bacteria. They stay damp, perfect to grow bacteria, and even if you give them a quick rinse, they may still contain more microbes tha …
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Flying in a Plane? How to Stay Healthy.

Flying in a Plane? How to Stay Healthy.

Dec 22nd 2017 Posted by MDR

As millions take to the sky this holiday season, travelers will be exposed to lots of germs in the closed space of the airplane. If you plan to fly, now is the time to arm yourself with a personal strategy to stay healthy.First, be sure to plan ahead so you avoid the stress of last minute rushing. Always carry with you on the plane a small ba …
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Drinking Alcohol? Take this herb for your Liver.

Drinking Alcohol? Take this herb for your Liver.

Dec 22nd 2017 Posted by MDR

Although a glass of red wine can be healthy for your heart, too much alcohol can be very toxic to your liver. This essential organ does lots of the dirty work to keep you healthy by filtering toxins and removing debris. If your liver is sick, so are you.For thousands of years, wise men in India prized the Milk Thistle plant for its ability t …
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Carry This Lifesaver With You Always!

Carry This Lifesaver With You Always!

Dec 22nd 2017 Posted by MDR

What do you do when you feel chest pain, dizzy, numbness in your face or jaw? Immediately tell the person closest to you. If you are out with strangers, write down a contact number of a family member or friend to call and give it to someone. Describe your symptoms. Sit or lie down so you don't fall. If the symptoms are severe, tell someone …
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