Ten Surprising Things That Can Worsen Allergy Symptoms

Seasonal allergies affect more than 60 million people each year, and that number is on the rise. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America , rising temperatures caused by climate change have lead to longer allergy seasons and poorer air quality. These longer seasons are causing more people to experience allergies and asthma attacks … Continued

Is it Possible to Lower Your Risk of Cancer?

Approximately 39.5 percent of people will be diagnosed with some type of cancer during their lifetime. However, about 50 percent of cancer cases and 50 percent of cancer deaths are preventable. Yes, preventable. The good news is you can lower your risk of cancer. But you have to be willing to do the work. The … Continued

How to Treat a Broken Bone: A Guide

There are 206 bones in adults and 231 in infants and children. With that many bones, it’s no wonder that there are times when we accidentally may break a bone or two. But, just how to treat a broken bone once it’s happened is the real question. By the time you’ve finished looking through our … Continued

5 Best Practices for Wound Care at Home

It doesn’t matter how severe your wound is; without proper wound care, you could end up with infections, fevers, or worse. Nearly everyone experiences open wounds at some point, and most are harmless enough to be treated at home. But how should you approach open wound care or burn wound care, and how do you … Continued

When to Seek Medical Attention for a Burn: 5 Major Signs

Did you know that most burns occur either at home or in the workplace? Some burns are worse than others. There are many circumstances when you might burn yourself in which you won’t need any medical help. It’s not always so obvious when you need to consult a doctor about your burns. Of course, third-degree burns require medical … Continued