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Straight, No Chaser: Understanding Asthma – Toothpicks and Snot (Part 1 of 2)

Asthma concerns me. I’ve had many close friends and family suffer with the disease. In fact, a very good friend died of an attack while in medical school, because he didn’t have his inhaler with him. 558 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Straight, No Chaser: First Steps to Take If Someone Gets Poisoned

How would you respond if you or someone in your home became a victim of an accidental poisoning? What if you stumbled across a family member who intentionally swallowed a bunch of pills? 694 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Do You Suffer from Hay Fever?

Hay (fever) there! If any of you don’t suffer from seasonal allergies (aka hay fever, allergic rhinitis), consider yourself lucky. As nuisances go, this has to rank high on the list. 524 more words

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Straight, No Chaser In The News: ER Visits Exploding Among Kids From Accidental Overdoses

In the News is additional information regarding Patient Safety Awareness Week. Earlier today, we discussed your medicine cabinet. The theme there and here is leaving medicines easily accessible around your home can have dire consequences in those for whom the medicine wasn’t prescribed. 215 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Quick Tips – You Snore Too Much

You snore too much.  What this means is your breathing is intermittently partially obstructed while you’re sleeping.  Snoring is the sound of air moving past that obstruction.  367 more words

Behind The Curtain

Make sleep safer for babies

Somerset parents and carers are being asked to take steps to keep their babies safe from harm every time they go to sleep.

The advice is part of ‘Safer Sleep Week’, organised by the Lullaby Trust (13-19th March 2017) which aims to ensure parents and carers know the importance of safer sleep and know how to reduce the chance of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). 354 more words

Press Releases

Holistic healing: 5 natural health boosters

As I’ve become more curious to learn about holistic treatments, remedies and preventions for health issues, I’ve learnt there are so many things we can do which aren’t invasive and definitely don’t use medication. 916 more words

Health & Wellbeing