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Can Staph Infection be Prevented?
Staph infection is a bacterial infection caused by Staphylococcus. About 25 percent of people carry normal levels of this bacteria in the nose, mouth, genital area and anal area. The foot can also pick up this form of bacteria from the floor...
Easy Ways to Keep Your Breath Fresh
isn't as serious as other oral health problems but people detest it very much. It's not only annoying, it's also embarrassing. Some people who have bad breath tend to stay away from others in fear that they will be able to ...
Useful Information About Cholera
In the 1880s, cholera outbreaks were very common in the United States. During those years, water and sewage treatments were still very poor that these were unable to eliminate the spread of contaminated water. Today, there are still many cas...
Treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
is a condition of chronic fatigue for six months or longer without any explanation. It is usually accompanied by some cognitive problems such as difficulty in concentrating and short-term memory loss. Me...
Make Your Winter Sick-Proof
For some people, winter means skating, snowman, holidays, cross-country skiing, a cup of warm chocolate drink and snuggles with your loved one under the blankets. For others, it can also mean health problems. It's not uncommon to catch a col...
Health Hazards Lurking in College Dorms
Ah, college - the time for both serious studying and serious partying! College opens up a door for freedom, something that teens are very eager to have. But don't get too carried away. If you're moving to dormitory away from your parents, le...
Watch Out for Germs: 5 Least Suspected Dirty Spots in the House
are everywhere including inside your home. You might even be surprised to find that some of the places you really wouldn't suspect as dirty are actually germ-infested. Germs like viruses and bacteria are harmful because they wea...
Foods That Prevent Bad Breath
, or bad breath as it is commonly known, is a condition where foul odor is exhaled during breathing. This condition is mainly caused by bacteria that are inside the mouth and bacteria that reside in the digestive tract. Tw...
Don’t Lose Your Nails, Prevent Onchomycosis
It's been said that our nails say a lot about our personal hygiene as well as our attention to proper grooming. But aside from these, there's one more reason to keep our nails healthy and clean: to prevent them from falling out as a result o...
Learn More About Sty Prevention and Treatment
Sty (or Hordeolum)
refers to the acute infection in the eyelid secretory glands. This is usually caused by blocked glands within the eyelid. When there is a blockage, the oil that the gland produces backs up and forms a red, painful a...
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