9 Golden Rules for Choosing a Great Primary Care Doctor

Choosing a great primary care doctor is no easy task. It can be particularly harder when you have moved to another town or worst… another state. Asking for recommendations from friends or coworkers may seem like a good idea, but it’s not enough in this case. Your primary care physician is probably your most important

7 Eating Habits That Raise Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fat-like substance that’s found in your blood. Your body needs it in order to make hormones, vitamin D, and certain substances that help you digest foods. However, high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. Note that a healthy target for a total cholesterol reading from a simple blood

Avoiding Fake Coronavirus Health Advice Online – 7 Things You Need to Know

With the recent news of an Arizona man and his wife attempting to self-medicate for the novel coronavirus by taking chloroquine phosphate, it’s about time to discuss the less than helpful health advice that is sweeping online platforms, news-stands and even from the office of the president. The man has unfortunately passed away and his

Staying Productive: Working from Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Since the World Health Organization announced last Wednesday that Covid-19 has officially reached ‘pandemic status’, many blue-chip companies like Amazon, Google and Apple have implemented a mandatory work from home policy. Many smaller companies that can adopt this policy, have adopted it as well, meaning that working from home may become the new norm for

Mental Health Experts Give Their 7 Coronavirus Quarantine Tips

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, these are unprecedented and worrying times for many citizens. There is an abundance of advice concerning how to avoid contracting this virus, like staying at home, social distancing and cleaning techniques. However, as important as it is to follow the World Health Organisations guidelines for a healthy body, it is

Here’s How Doctors Protect Themselves From the Coronavirus

Taking a lesson from healthcare professionals is always better than listening to our neighbors or reading options on social media. Although they take these things into consideration all the time, now, during a pandemic they practice them more often. “We’re practicing what’s tried and true,” says Robert Glatter, MD, an emergency physician with Lenox Hill

8 Important Things Doctors Want You to Know About Face Masks

Wearing face masks won’t protect you against the coronavirus. As a matter of fact, washing your hands often is much better than putting on a face mask. “I tell people you should be washing before you cook or serve food and after you use the bathroom; I wash my hands every time I return home,”

8 Dentist-Approved Tips to Stop Sensitive Teeth Pain

If your teeth hurt after you eat or drink hot, cold, sweet, or acidic foods, you may have sensitive teeth. “The primary reason for sensitive teeth is the enamel that covers the tooth is worn away or gets so thin the dentin is exposed,” says Ronald P. Burakoff, DMD, chair of dental medicine at North

20 Important Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Arthritis

Even if it is a very common medical condition, arthritis is not well understood. Also, if you thought that only older folks have arthritis, you are completely wrong. People of all ages, genders and races can and do have arthritis, and it is actually the leading cause of disability in the United States. According to

7 Signs You Definitely Need New Glasses

As you age your eyes age along with you. Your favorite tv show, catching up with the latest news headlines on your laptop or that billboard just down the road from your house start to look a bit more blurry than before, but you are still wearing your glasses? Then, perhaps you are in need

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