Scabies in School: Avoiding Scabies Infection in Children

Right about now, you’re getting the kids ready for going back to school, in all its glory. You’re shopping for school supplies, meeting new...

Is Liposuction Safe for People With Type II Diabetes?

The FDA currently estimates that one in three Americans will develop Type II diabetes over the course of their lifetime, and as of 2014,...

How to Enjoy Aromatherapy Safely

Aromatherapy is sometimes dismissed by health professionals as a trendy, new pseudo-science, but it actually has a long history and some solid science behind...

Getting Ready for College? Consider These Vaccines

If you’re preparing for your freshman year of college (or sending your high school graduate off for the first time), you’re probably busy shopping...

7 Diseases You Can Get from Your Pet

Every day, your pets bring a smile to your face. Maybe you like watching the antics of your fish swimming around his bowl. You...

Keloids and Nose Piercings: What You Should Know

After earlobe piercings, nose piercings (septum and nostril) are the most popular type of facial piercing. While nose piercings are a relatively recent fashion...

The Tastiest Way to Prevent Skin Cancer

There’s new research on the health benefits of everyone’s favorite nightshade just in time for tomato season. Whether you grow your own or pick...

The Risks of Hair Extensions

Also known as hair weaves, hair extensions are made from synthetic or human hair that’s glued onto or sewn into natural hair to add...

Popcorn Lung – Are Young People at Risk?

According to the American Lung Association, the use of electronic devices to inhale vaporized nicotine-containing liquids is a serious public health concern. Often referred...

Do you Really Need These Vitamin Supplements?

According to 2016 consumer survey data, 71% of U.S. adults take some type of dietary supplement. And the appeal of supplements is obvious. We...