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How to Safely Dispose of Medications

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How to Safely Dispose of Medications At some point or the other we have all taken medication to treat a disorder or illness. Usually these medicines end up sitting our medicine cabinet long after they have expired or we no longer have any use of them. Although the medications are not harmful after their expiration date, it is prudent to ensure that they are disposed properly. The disposal method will … Read More →

Tips for Business Travel with Medications

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Prescription medications for legitimate health conditions may be under scrutiny by foreign officials when traveling on business. In some countries, legal drugs that are legal and readily available in your country may be considered illegal, require a prescription, or may be suspicious of local officials, customs and immigration authorities. It is always best to contact the foreign government offices in your country of the country you are visiting on business … Read More →

Does Honey Help Fight Allergies?

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For someone who suffers with allergies, the joy that should accompany the arrival of spring and summer can be missing. Rather than playing in the sunshine and reveling in the return of grass and leaves to trees, allergy sufferers may spend their warmer months retreating indoors to hide from an array of allergens that are mixed into every warm and balmy breeze. Watery itchy eyes, scratchy throat, runny nose and … Read More →

Natural Remedies for Nasal Congestion

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Nasal congestion is caused by cold, flue or allergy or even due to dry air and air pollution. Suffering will be due to swelling of nasal membrane and too much mucus production inside the nose creating obstacles for draining mucus produced in sinus cavities. Difficulties in breathing easily with a feeling of hitch to draw in air into lungs make one bound to inhale air through mouth. This congestion also … Read More →

Tips to Fight Seasonal Allergies

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  Spring season is in full force, and with that comes an onslaught to everyone’s immune systems. Allergies аre normally еxреrіеnсеd bу іndіvіduаlѕ with wеаk immune systems. The cascade оf аllеrgіс rеасtіоnѕ starts whеn the bоdу еnсоuntеrѕ fоrеіgn раrtісlеѕ within the іnnеr bоdу environment. This gives rіѕе to a numbеr of immune rеѕроnѕе such аѕ ѕnееzіng, runnу nоѕе, watery eyes, swelling, or ѕkіn rаѕhеѕ. Apart frоm particles, a change in … Read More →

How to Keep Medications Away from Children

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Medicine left around the house can be a severe threat to your child’s wellbeing. In order to ensure their safety, it is important that you take some of these steps to keep your medications out of reach. When checking to make sure that mеdіcіnе іѕ out of reach of сhіldrеn, іt’ѕ сruсіаl tо take a jоurnеу of уоur hоmе with a fine-tooth comb, on уоur hands аnd knees. Crаwlіng around … Read More →

Update on Flu Spread in the United States

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  In the United States, the peak of influenza season usually occurs between the months of December and March. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention publishes a weekly report on influenza in the United States from October through May. Although most healthy adults recover quickly from the viral infection, when certain at risk people contract influenza, special care must be taken. The symptoms of the flu are very similar … Read More →

Tips for Traveling with Prescription Medicines

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Almost every traveler will need to pack medications with them at one point in time. Whether it is birth control, advil, or something that only a doctor can prescribe, we will all put medications in our travel bags at some point in our lives. That said, taking ibuprofen, or any other over-the-counter medication, is usually quite simple. Prescription medicines are where things get complicated. Below are some tips for traveling … Read More →

How to Prevent Teenage Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse

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Over-the-counter medications may seem harmless to most people, but for teens, they are a bad trap that will give them the opportuniy to get involved with drug and substances abuse. The over-the-counter medications most commonly used and abused by teens are cough and cold remedies. Sleep aids are also popular with teens who want to feel “up”. Although some teens buy over-the-counter medications for pure and honest health reasons, some … Read More →

How to Prevent Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse

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Prescription drug abuse is the use of a prescription drug in a way that is not intended by the prescribing physician. Prescription drug abuse includes everything from taking a friend’s prescription pain reliever for your back pain to snorting or injecting ground pills to get high. Prescription drug abuse, especially among adolescents, has become a national public health problem. According to a report in Health Day, “the United States appears … Read More →