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MRSA

Antibiotic resistance is getting serious, with everyone from young to old, mostly healthy to chronically ill at risk for catching an antibiotic resistant bacteria. Some illnesses, like STIs, are becoming more common. People are trusting antibiotics, then not getting follow up care and going out with the infection unchecked. Among the many paths being explored […]

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It may be a warm winter, but that just means there’s going to be more sweat in your ice-skates and boots, leading to more odor! Even if you “air” them out, they’ll go back in your closet to increase musty smells in all your clothes. Fight odors naturally, with ingredients you recognize using Smelly Shoe […]

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Superbug Cascade

October 5, 2016

Antibiotic resistant bacteria, or superbugs, are taking over. While they’ve been around for a long time, existing antibiotics are becoming useless at an increasing pace. The newest issue? A variant of MRSA (LA-MRSA) is circulating in Europe. While it’s not unexpected, what’s important to note is that it’s being distributed by animal products. Raw meat, […]

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“Complications related to…” is a neat little phrase put on death certificates that can be horribly misleading. Most people understand that with even a mild disease, one thing can lead to another until you’ve got some pretty serious complications (TV dramas about doctors have been around for decades, I’m sure you’ve seen at least one)—and […]

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Cuts, scrapes, and even mild burns aren’t just a part of summer, they’re a part of living life. So get a little better at keeping them from getting infected, helping them heal quickly, and reducing scars. One thing you need to make sure you have access to in your first aid kits (both at home […]

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