BPA And Children’s Toys: Still A Danger?

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Bisphenol A is one of those substances that you might not have heard about but is in almost everything that we use today. More commonly referred to as BPA, it’s a key ingredient in many of our plastic-based products and is everything from our safety equipment to our packaging. It’s one of the strongest things … Read more

Keeping the Elderly Safe from Pneumonia

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Do you remember the time when you got so worried that an elderly relative, a parent or grandparent, would lose their sight because of glaucoma, cataract, or some other eye disease? That would be decades before the development of more advanced medicines and procedures, like laser surgery or PRK (photorefractive keratectomy). Today, these are routine … Read more

The Dangers of Heavy Snowfall

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Snowfall is commonly celebrated with a cup of hot chocolate while digging around for winter clothing. However, there are also many reasons you should be a little more concerned about snow other than it makes your surroundings colder. Here’s how heavy snowfall can be dangerous to the unprepared. Snow Is Heavy It may look fluffy and … Read more

4 Tips on Improving Your Neck’s Condition

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The neck is one of the more important parts of the body. It connects the head to the rest of your torso, and it’s also important in helping you look around. It’s easy to say that an injured neck would greatly affect your quality of life. If you’ve injured your neck once before, you understand … Read more

So Much Fun It Hurts: Leading Skiing Injuries

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What’s white, cold, and ready to break your bones? A ski slope. On a serious note, skiing and snowboarding can be a lot of fun. Going down the slopes with the cold air hitting your face can be an exhilarating feeling. But like other outdoor activities, skiing can be hazardous. It helps if you become … Read more

What is Ozone Therapy?

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There are a lot of treatments under the alternative medicine umbrella. Some of these have proven effects against various illnesses and conditions. Knowledge about these treatments will better inform decisions and potentially save lives. Ozone therapy, a form of alternative medicine, introduces ozone to the body to achieve a range of desired effects, including fighting off … Read more

Laser Resurfacing Treatment: Essential Facts and Tips

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Ageing, acne, sun damage, hyperpigmentation and wrinkles that will inevitably make you look older than your actual age. Lucky for you, laser resurfacing treatment can address these flaws by getting rid of your skin’s top layers and promoting the production of elastin and collagen. However, not all laser resurfacing treatments use the same kind of … Read more