As the country has opened up these past few months, I find myself carrying hand sanitizer with me. Hand sanitizers are a must if you travel because they quickly eliminate 99.9% of germs (at least
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Nothing can ruin a perfectly nice picnic or hike like an insect sting! It could lead to local discomfort, swelling, redness and pain. In fact, it could cause an anaphylactic reaction to those people who
I’m reading a book called The Island (Victoria Hislop) which is about a leper colony and the book is set in the 1900’s where people with leprosy were exiled to an island called Spinalonga, off
Today I’d like to present and updated view on chamomile, an herb that can be used for much more than sleep and anxiety. About a million cups of chamomile tea are served every single day!
Recently, I received a question from a reader who has a known shellfish allergy. He wanted to know if he could have a procedure using iodine contrast because he had read my article about the
The Greek word “selene” means moon, and that’s where the trace mineral selenium gets its name. It was discovered in Sweden in the year 1817. If you’re a man thinking of selenium, think of it
Caffeine is the number one stimulant and and psychoactive drug in the world! Would it surprise to know that caffeine works similarly to medications that treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? It may be a
When you purchase over-the-counter medications or receive a prescription, you take the pills with sincere hope that you’ll feel better. For sure, the pills may do the trick, for example, stop reflux, or relieve arthritis,
Olives are something I’m fanatic about. I’ll eat any kind, any flavor, and time of day or night! I’m obsessed with them.Olive oil is the liquid fat which comes from the olive tree. It is
Pregnancy should be a time of joy, but sadly for some women it brings unexpected health challenges. Preeclampsia is a condition that occurs during pregnancy where blood pressure spikes very high and excess protein spills