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FDA: Expands List of Hand Sanitizers With Toxic Methanol

Using hand sanitizers for people who want to avoid common infectious illnesses has been a feature of modern life for some time. However, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has made these compounds a necessity. Consumers are purchasing a significant quantity of hand sanitizers for work, home and recreational activities. Generally, people use these products […]

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How Can Medicaid Expansion Save Lives?

The expansion of Medicaid to most citizens has recently become a bone of contention sparking political debates concerning healthcare. While more states are pushing for the expansion to make it more accessible, it is essential to understand its impact on health outcomes for marginalized populations in America. Despite the ongoing political debate, research from the […]

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COVID-19 Treatment & Vaccine Updates

There is, tragically, no question about the devastating impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the world. It has infected millions, killed hundreds of thousands and caused tremendous damage to the worldwide economy, pushing tens of millions of people out of work and sapping trillions of dollars from the worldwide economy. The only good […]

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Pandemic Messing With Your Sense of Time? Here’s Why

It is normal to lose track of time or need to consult a calendar to know what day it is once in a while. During the Coronavirus pandemic, however, it may seem like almost every day is one of those days. This reaction is completely normal as it is ingrained in human psychology. Increased Stress […]

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Restaurants and COVID-19: How to Dine Safely

Restaurant dining has been forever changed since COVID-19. Now every table is going to be at least 6 feet apart, menus need to be disposable and both hand sanitizer and face masks have become the norm. No matter how many safety measures are put in place by a restaurant, there will always be some level […]

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Negative Thinking Can Harm Your Brain and Increase Your Dementia Risk

Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia have been receiving increased study, as a result of the growing demographic of elders in the population. The research has resulted in a greater understanding of the causes and treatments for these conditions. A recent study from the United Kingdom has placed a focus on how repetitive negative thinking […]

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Type 1 Diabetes Costs $2,500 a Year With Insurance

A recent study revealed that the average Type 1 diabetic in America will spend about $2,500 on out of pocket medical expenses associated with his or her illness this year. And while insulin the cost of insulin for diabetes patients can be substantial, the insulin they need to maintain their health only accounts for 18 […]

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Are Face Masks Irritating Your Skin? Here’s How to Stop It

Face Masks Can Cause Skin Irritation The current global Covid-19 pandemic forced us to adapt to including face masks in our daily attires rapidly. We are going to wear face masks for a while because Covoid-19 does not seem to end despite consistent preventive strategies. One month ago, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) announced […]

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How to Tell if The Hand Sanitizer You’re Buying is Effective

With many new companies producing hand sanitizer in lieu of the COVID-19 outbreak, it is important to make sure the sanitizer you’re buying is actually effective. While the FDA has become a bit laxer on the requirements for making hand sanitizer, there are still many companies out there selling and advertising products that aren’t up […]

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Diabetics Possibly Having FEWER Heart Attacks and Strokes

More than 400 million people, worldwide, have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. As is often the case with diabetes, people also suffer from cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, amputation, eye disease, and neuropathy, just to name a few. Interestingly enough, however, a study in Australia, conducted on Australian patients with type 2 diabetes, has shown […]

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