Guidelines for Common Cold & Flu Medicines

Guidelines for Common Cold & Flu Medicines

Flu season is upon us. To help treat illness, many people go to the medicine aisle of their local supermarket or their local drug store. With so many options, it can get disorientating. Below, are some guidelines to keep in mind while looking for treatments. For stuffy noses, look for decongestants. Decongestants treat stuffy nose
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Winter Weather: Its Effects on Health

Winter Weather: Its Effects on Health

Winter is coming, and with it drops in temperature. In most places, it’s already getting cooler. The changes in weather during winter can affect our health. It’s important to know these effects so we can better mitigate them. Below are some ways winter weather affects our health. • Our Immune System: During the winter we
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Could Spice Reduce Salt Intake?

Could Spice Reduce Salt Intake?

High salt intake is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified salt as a key dietary component in need of reducing to fight mortality from disease. Most people consume more salt than what the WHO outlines as healthy. A recent research study may have found an interesting avenue for
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