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Say No to the Common Cold

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The Common Cold is a mild viral infection of the nose, throat, sinuses, and upper airways caused by several distinct families of viruses such as the Coronavirus and Rhinovirus. An average adult may expect to get a cold approximately 2 – 4 times a year, while children may expect to get colds 3 – 8 times a year. Most colds last for 4 – 5 days, and while no cure is available for the common cold, over-the-counter medications may help reduce or eliminate your cold symptoms. Symptoms Colds result from a viral inflammation of the upper respiratory tract (nose to » » » [Read more]


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Sunburn is a type of radiation burn that results from an over exposure to ultra violet radiation, commonly from the sun. An excess of UV radiation can be life threatening in extreme cases. Sun tan is produced on exposing the skin to lesser amounts of UV radiation. Signs of sunburn The skin turns red and hurts on getting sunburn. The swelling and blisters depends upon the severity of sunburn. The basic symptoms are the feeling of flu, feverish, with chills, nausea, headache and weakness. After few days, the skin will start peeling and itching to rid itself of sun-damaged cells. » » » [Read more]

Discover What Are The Most Important Wound Care Supplies

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No matter where you are in the world, whether you are out and about, at work, or home, you should always have access to the most important wound care supplies. Even having the very basic medical kit can in certain situations save someone’s life. The fact that putting together such supplies does not cost that much means that there is no excuse not to have them. If you work for a company that does not even have a basic first aid kit, then you need to speak with the manager; such things are now law in many countries. All of » » » [Read more]

Kidney Stones: Symptoms, Causes, Types, Treatment

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One of the most excruciating pains one can experience is the colicky abdominal pain caused by kidney stones. They affect approximately 10% of the adult population. What Are Kidney Stones? Kidney stones are medically called urolithiasis in general. They are called nephrolithiasis when they are located in one or both of the kidneys, ureterolithiasis if they are in the ureters and urolithiasis if they are located in the urinary bladder. They are crystallized substances that eventually harden and form stones. They can be as small as a few millimeters but can grow up to several centimeters big and obstruct the » » » [Read more]