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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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Sore throats are a staple of fall and winter. And while strep throat is common enough (although it’s more likely to hit kids and teens) to often be a cause, there are plenty of other possibilities, including winter allergies or just a common cold. Luckily, there are some ways to cut down on your risk […]

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The first snow has fallen. You may have celebrated with a cup of hot chocolate, or grimaced into your coffee, but the best way to stay warm this winter while you watch the flakes fall, play in them, or shovel them away is a cup of tea. Not a caffeinated pot of camellia sinensis, or […]

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A study looked into the effects of colloidal silver on step, and found it very effective. Why would they explore nano silver particles effect on a common bacteria? Because that common bacteria is quickly becoming antibiotic resistant. While MRSA (methicillin resistant strep) is a well known superbug, what most people aren’t quite grasping is how […]

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As flu season lingers, so do sore throats, runny noses, coughs, fevers, and other symptoms of not just colds and flu, but strep, sinus infections, ear infections, and other viral diseases going around (not to mention stomach flu). Whether you’re fending off getting sick as everyone sniffles around you (maybe with some extra immune support), […]

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