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Underactive thyroid within normal range may affect woman’s ability to conceive

Posted on: July 10, 2018 7:23 am

Even mild thyroid dysfunction may contribute to unexplained infertility Date:  December 19, 2017 Source:  The Endocrine Society Summary: New research suggests that a slightly underactive thyroid may affect a women’s ability to become pregnant — even when the gland is functioning at the low end of the normal range. New research suggests that a slightly […]

6 Nighttime Habits That Make You Look Older

Posted on: July 3, 2018 4:02 pm

Even if you regularly get seven hours of shut-eye to keep your skin healthy and youthful, you could be sabotaging your complexion in other ways. Sleeping This Way on These Types of Sheets Why it’s making you look older: Sleeping on your stomach or side can lead to wrinkles, says Lauren Ploch, MD, an Augusta, Georgia-based board-certified dermatologist and Fellow […]

Here’s what’s next now that the FDA has approved a cannabis drug for seizures

Posted on: July 2, 2018 3:22 pm

The Drug Enforcement Administration is likely to reschedule the compound cannabidiol — but not cannabis itself. The US Food and Drug Administration approved the first cannabis-derived drug this week, but it can’t be sold until the Drug Enforcement Administration changes how it classifies the specific compound used. So what’s next? Epidiolex treats serious forms of […]

7 Daily Habits that are Ruining Your Eyesight

Posted on: February 7, 2018 8:05 am

Our vision is probably our most valued sense. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to do some of the things we enjoy most like driving, watching TV, reading, painting, and more. However it’s also a sense we often forget needs sharpening. A lot of our daily lives pose a threat to healthy vision, but these […]

Are Your Eyes Getting Enough Sleep?

Posted on: January 31, 2018 4:09 pm

Most modern workers know the feeling. It’s time for work and you stayed out just a little too late last night. You stumble in to the office, toss back the strongest coffee you can find and hunker down for a new day. And, if you can survive the morning meetings, you’ve made it through, right? […]

How Students Can Reduce Eye Strain

Posted on: January 24, 2018 1:13 pm

Anyone who ever said school days were carefree doesn’t really remember the classroom. It can be high school or college; it doesn’t matter. You have to put up with an awful lot of stress. You also need to deal with possible eye strain and that can be a problem. Those late-night study sessions and last-minute […]

Developing a Daily Eye Routine to Maintain Healthy Vision

Posted on: January 10, 2018 4:00 pm

Everyone knows that to maintain a healthy body you have to eat right and exercise, visit the doctor regularly, and take prescribed medications correctly. Well, to maintain healthy eyes a lot of the same things apply. If you want your eyes to stay strong and healthy, then you need to take care of them on […]

How to Improve Your Eyesight Naturally… and Fast!

Posted on: June 20, 2017 4:00 pm

Our eyes are some of our most precious organs – so we should be doing all we can to take care of them! However, in today’s world, it can be difficult to find the time to really take care of our eyes. But did you know you can improve your eyesight without contacts or glasses? […]

8 Essential Oils for Sore Throat Pain

Posted on: March 20, 2017 1:10 pm

Did you know that essential oils can actually help make a sore throat go away quicker or avoid one all together? Sore throats can happen anytime of the year for a variety of reasons. A sore throat is an irritation, scratchiness or pain of the throat that often worsens when swallowing. (1) Your throat or pharynx, by definition, is […]

Vaccines Against Painkiller Drugs Coming Soon

Posted on: March 17, 2017 1:08 pm

Highly addictive opioid drugs, including morphine, codeine, oxycodone, and hydrocodone, among others, are not only the most common agents used for pain management throughout the world but also are an increasingly common culprit in today’s epidemic of addiction. It is not only recreational thrill seekers who get into trouble with the opioids. Many addiction problems […]