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No Injury Too Small

September 17, 2018

A bright red hangnail, a deep scratch, a red spot in a weird place—no injury is small enough to ignore. Even a small injury can turn serious if not cared for, so make sure you know the signs of inflammation, signs of infection, and how to reduce your risk. With more viruses in circulation and […]

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There’s an outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease. Already in several states, hand, foot, and mouth disease is continuing to spread (and will likely get a boost from the start of the school year). Although known as a childhood illness, adults can get it too. There are several viruses that cause hand, foot, and […]

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At least three states are experiencing an “extremely contagious stomach bug” passing through: Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa. Even if it’s not (yet) in your state, beware, and use best practices at all times to prevent disease transmission! What is it? The stomach virus lasts a day or two and causes diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes […]

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At this point it’s not a surprise: another illness transmitted by pests has emerged. The Keystone Virus is spread by mosquito bite, and the first human case of Florida suggests that there’s about to be more. The Keystone virus is likely related to Zika, putting it in a grouping of other tropical mosquito-borne viruses like […]

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Keep some colloidal silver on hand, flu is here. Maine has already confirmed that it has influenza (and a couple of those are from abroad, meaning it’s spreading from multiple places). Usually, October is the start of flu season, and that’s still considered “early”. Flu season normally peaks in January/February (after the holidays), and can […]

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