hand washing is more effective than hand sanitizer

That is why it is so important to wash your hands with soap and water as soon as possible even after you use hand sanitizer. Washing with soap and bubbles for a at least 20 seconds will break the stickiness or adhesion of any bacteria on your hands. It will also break down any fatty […]

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It is not sanitary to re-use bath towels

Unless you wash your towel after each, use a disposable PAPER TOWEL.It’s easy to assume that because you’re clean when you dry off with a bath towel that your towel stays pretty clean even after a few uses. But bath towels host a variety of microorganisms that you might not welcome into your hygiene routineImagine […]

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New STD Testing: GONORRHEA, CHLAMYDIA

Did you know there are several types of sexually transmitted diseases that don’t show symptoms until after it’s too late?The Importance of Getting TestedIt’s highly recommended that you get tested for sexually transmitted diseases or infections if you’re sexually active. Even those who are sexually active with only one partner should consider testing.I recommend you […]

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Blood pressure cuff and irregular heartbeat

Before you get all panicky, you should feel your pulse, does it feel like a regular rhythm? How to feel your pulse: Put your finger on the side of your neck (carotid) or on your wrist (radial). Does it seem regular; not super-fast or super-slow or does it skip a lot of beats? Can you […]

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COVID-19: Dry Cough, Lung Infection, Ventilator

The body detects the thick, toxic mucous and generates a cough to drive the mucous out of the throat and trachea before it gets into the lungs. It has two purposes: In the early stage, when the infection is only in the upper respiratory system, sinuses, nose, and throat, the body generates mucous on those […]

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COVID-19: fear of going to the ER

Going to the hospital can seem extra scary at this time. I have had several conversations with people not wanting to go to the ER for fear of getting Covid-19. Statistics are showing a rise in people dying at home from heart attacks, strokes and other treatable illness’ as they do not want to go […]

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Foods Rich in Vitamin D3 Zinc and Magnesium

According to nutrition experts, the best way to get the nutrients we need is through food. Yet, even if you eat a a healthy well balanced diet, you may still fall short of needed nutrients. Whether you take more of supplements as opposed to food or vice versa, whats’s important is making sure you are […]

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COVID-19: boost immunity with vitamin D3

According to medical reports those patients who died from Covid-19 coronavirus were the ones who had a vitamin D blood level of 15 ng/mL or less while those who survived had vitamin D blood levels of more than 30 ng/mL.  Vitamin D is essential for the functioning of the innate and adaptive immune system and […]

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COVID-19

To Reiterate, up to 80% of the general population who are infected recover without any need to seek care.  Coronavirus affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate symptoms such as: • Fever • Tiredness • Dry cough • Aches and pains. • Nasal congestion. • Runny nose. • […]

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Every one desrves Respect

Bus drivers, fast food workers, grocery store workers, delivery drivers, garbage collectors, sanitation workers, etc., are the ones taking us through this crisis, making sure we have the essentials to survive on and even risking their health.  Never look down on anyone for the job they have. A job with minimum wage is not indicative […]

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COVID-19

NYC:  103, 208 cases 6,898 deaths While we cannot stop this pandemic because it has its own course and will stop when it wants to stop, we can do something to stop it spreading thus preventing more sickness and deaths.  We all have to protect ourselves the best way possible. Everyone should consider themselves as   a […]

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Vitamin D Can Reduce the Risk of Uterine Fibroids

Growing up our parents told us to drink lots of milk to promote vitamin D needed to build strong bones. Well, it turns out vitamin D is not just good for healthy bones but is effective in preventing uterine fibroids. A study published in the journal of medicine found that vitamin D addition in women with […]

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Diarrhea; Main Risk is Dehydration in Children

Diarrhea makes the body lose too much water and minerals called electrolytes. That leads to dehydration. Babies can get dehydrated very quickly; within a day or two after diarrhea starts and it can be very dangerous, especially in newborns. If your baby is younger than 3 months and has a fever as well as diarrhea, call […]

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Diarrhea Does Not Always Need Medicine

Everyone reading this have experienced bouts of diarrhea at some points in their lives. Also, many people will reach for Imodium the moment a loose stool appears.  Before you take that next Imodium pill, note that few episodes of diarrhea are not an indication for unnecessary use of antibiotics.  Diarrhea is often your body’s way […]

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Wash Your Hands After Using the Bathroom: Every Single Time!

We all know what we’re supposed to do after using the toilet.  Yes, wash our hands.  Using the bathroom requires a lot of touching: opening the door, lifting the lid, wiping and flushing. You get germs on your hands with any one of these efforts. So, if you don’t wash your hands … well, think […]

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Eats Oats for Improved Mood and Great Sleep

Food makes us feel good. Besides tasting great and nourishing the body, food also has an influence on appetite and mood.

Research demonstrates that certain foods affect powerful mood-modifying brain chemicals called neurotransmitters.

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Red Meat Can Increase Your Body Odor

Perhaps you love red meat? Or perhaps you do not like it at all?  Read meat often gets a bad reputation when it comes to your health; you hear about how it shortens your lifespan and can even cause you to have a larger appetite, but a less well-known effect of red meat is that […]

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Baby Formula Must be Disposed after Feeding

Whether you choose to make a bottle just before each feeding, choose to pre-make and refrigerate enough to use for the day, know this: Prepared formula should be consumed or stored in the refrigerator within 1 hour If prepared formula has been at room temperature for more than 1 hour, throw it away;  don’t save it […]

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Hydrogen Peroxide Mouth Wash

Mix equal amounts hydrogen peroxide with water, such as 1/2 cup to 1/2 cup. Swish this mixture around your mouth for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Stop and spit out the solution if it’s hurting your mouth and try not to swallow any of the mixture. Gargling hydrogen peroxide mouthwash may help to improve […]

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