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Why Social Distancing Probably Won’t End for at Least a Year

The clock isn’t going to hit midnight on 2021 and suddenly change the world. The coronavirus is still going to be here. We won’t get to suddenly burst into hugs of excitement. Social distancing isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. A vaccine isn’t here yet, and cases continue to rise in many parts of the world. […]

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FDA Approves First Ebola Treatment

Ebola is a deadly viral disease endemic to certain parts of Africa. It was first identified in the DRC, or the Democratic Republic of Congo, near a river called the Black River. Ebola means black in the local dialect. Outbreaks of the disease seem to appear from nowhere, infect and kill thousands, and then disappear […]

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Eliminating Processed Foods Could Significantly Lower Your Risk of Death from Heart Disease

In the United States alone, approximately 655,000 people a year die from heart disease. That’s one person every 36 seconds. With nearly 18 million annual deaths globally, it’s the leading cause of death around the world. This does, understandably, motivate researchers and others in the medical and health fields to identify the risk factors that […]

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High Blood Pressure on the Rise in US: Study

A recent study reports that uncontrolled high blood pressure cases are trending up in the U.S with a 10% spike during 2017 and 2018 over prior years. Data was compiled from the survey conducted by U.S. National Health and Nutrition on adults suffering from hypertension starting in 1999 and continuing through 2018. What Defines High […]

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Using Reusable Face Masks? Learn How to Sanitize Them

Medical experts admit that face masks are crucial in preventing coronavirus spread. This is because they provide a barrier that catches the micro-droplets containing the virus. While a face mask may effectively prevent the risk of contracting COVID-19, they must be cleaned after every use. If you have anyone in your household that’s ill or […]

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Refill Your Prescriptions Early and Avoid Delivery Delays!

If you are getting your prescriptions by mail, then you will want to get your re-fills in as soon as possible. With the upcoming Holiday Season your orders may take much longer to get to you. That’s why it is important that you refill your prescriptions as soon as possible. How soon? You should submit […]

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Shortage of Disinfectants in Your Area? Here’s What You Can Do

Reopening America means everyone must work together to lessen exposure to the coronavirus. This calls for social distancing, virus testing, contact tracing and self-isolation. It also involves cleaning and disinfecting public spaces. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created guidelines for disinfection. These guidelines apply to businesses, workplaces, schools and other public places. […]

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Massages and Acupuncture Treatments: Are They Safe During COVID-19

Knowing what’s safe during the pandemic can be challenging to say the least. While staying a safe distance apart has been established as necessary, many are wondering why. If COVID-19 is spread by droplets from the mouth, does wearing a mask mean it’s okay to stand close to someone? These are just some of the […]

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Why You Should Limit TV Time to Two Hours

Binge watching your favorite television show is entertaining. During the time of quarantine the pandemic, many people simply find themselves watching lots more TV than normal. You may find yourself doing more sedentary things like playing video games or watching screens. This isn’t the best thing for you. In fact, some say it’s best to […]

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5 Tips for Spotting Fake Health News

It seems everyone has an opinion when it comes to the news. The problem is that many of these opinions get spun into actual news. As the news of the pandemic and other health issues hits our news feeds, many people find it difficult to know what’s the right thing to believe. We’ve got five […]

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