In an attempt to clear out all of the undesirable bacterial invaders that enter the home each day, millions of Americans, spray, wash and dump antibacterial soaps and cleaners onto counters, in bathrooms and down the drain without considering the personal health implications or greater environmental consequences. 61 more words
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Hugh Scott, a Navy veteran from Columbus, Georgia, took care of the wounded for 27 years, until, one day, he became a patient himself. Scott, 52, worked as a Navy medical specialist for 12 years before becoming a Navy nurse and, eventually, specializing in oncology. 21 more words
If you hear a persistent sound in your ears that’s not coming from your surroundings, you may have tinnitus. Maybe you hear the classic ringing tone, or something that’s more like whistling, roaring, or buzzing. 25 more words
If your job requires you to sit for a majority of your day, you may be seriously damaging your health. “Physical inactivity has been linked with diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, but it can also increase the risk of certain cancers,” according to a 2014 study on sedentary behavior published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.