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Is July A Dangerous Month To Be In A Hospital?

Here's some news you didn't want to hear! Hospitals are more dangerous for your health in July than any other month of the year! While you'd think it's because of the increase in summer traveling or excessive "hold my beer and watch this" accidents due to long, hot days, the " July effect " is true...
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Man Suffers Seizures After Using Cotton Swab To Clean Ears

When you vision a cotton swab, one of its uses you think of is to clean out your ears. Although health professionals have caution against this practice for years as you risk causing an infection from scratching the ear canal or damaging your ear drum. Believe it or not it was much worse for a 31-...
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The Actual Costs Associated With An Emergency

We'd all like to think that nothing bad will happen to ourselves and loved ones but this is the real world and emergencies can happen in a split second. The problem is most Americans are not prepared for an emergency. An eye-opening report that used census, banking and other data actually...
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What To Do With LEGOs After Your Kids Outgrow Them

LEGOs have been a childhood staple for decades. Colorful interlocking bricks pair perfectly with the imagination of a child making LEGO the world's most powerful brand, according to Brand Finance. But what happens when your kid grows up and loses interest, leaving you stuck with bins full of bricks...
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When A Cough Becomes A Concern

There is a lot of people coughing, especially this time of the year. But a cough doesn't necessarily mean you are getting sick. Coughing is the number one reason people go to the doctor, according to WebMD, accounting for more than 30 million visits every year. But how do you know when your cough...
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The Most Popular Dog Names Of 2018

Just like with baby names, a number of dog names spike in popularity each year, as many of them are pop culture-inspired. And this year was no exception, with popular movie franchises playing a big role in the names we picked for our pooches. ​Banfield Pet Hospital analyzed more than 2.5 million...
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Can Eating Too Many Flamin' Hot Cheetos Cause Your Stomach To Bleed?

Can eating too many Flamin' Hot Cheetos cause your stomach to bleed? In a story that sounds like fake news, 22-year old rapper Lil Xan posted a video online this week alerting his 5 million Instagram fans that he had been discharged from the hospital after an ambulance had taken him in for vomiting...
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Pizza Injuries Land Thousands In The ER

Pizza isn't known as a health food and come to find out its downright dangerous! The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that last year, 2,300 people had to go to the emergency room for pizza-related injuries ranging from cuts from slicing the pie to burns from the hot, gooey...
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Car Explodes After Driver Douses Himself With Body Spray And Lights Cigarette

There is some debate about the effectiveness of body sprays used to freshen you up. An unidentified man was taken to a Baltimore, Maryland hospital after he decided to freshen up with an aerosol body spray while inside his parked car. As in many cases, the spritzing may have been a little too much...
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New Hospital Gowns Get Less Drafty

Progress as we move deeper inside the 21st century and finally someone has come up with a better hospital gown! The days of back-tying gowns that cause embarrassing backside exposure will soon be a thing of the past as the medial apparel company, Care + Wear partners with the students from Parsons...
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