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CORONAVIRUS

Can You Catch Coronavirus Twice?

From symptoms, to treatment to prevention, the rules tend to change with every passing day as new information on the novel coronavirus are discovered.
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Three Signs Your Dog May Have Food Allergies

Just like in humans, your dog can develop allergic reactions to its food. However the exact ingredients they're reacting to can be tricky to pinpoint. First is to know the difference between a food allergy and a food sensitivity. When your dog has an allergic reaction to an ingredient in its food,...
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Protect Yourself Form An Infection While Swimming

here are scary news stories about people who catch infections while swimming and sometimes die from germs in the water. Although there are hazards to avoid when swimming the good news is most of the hype of these infections is over-inflated and in most circumstances, rare. Yes, there’s really an...
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App Detects A Child's Ear Infection

Generally speaking, using an internet connection to diagnose a medical condition is rarely recommended. But technology is getting better and can better help you identify problems you should discuss with your doctor. The most recent example is an app that promises to identify one of the key symptoms...
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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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Surprising Ways You Can Lose Your Hearing

It is estimated that 48 million Americans have some sort of hearing loss. While most of that is caused by listening to music with earbuds at a high levels of sound, working around loud machinery or environment and you age, there are other less common causes that lead to early loss of hearing. For...
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Easily Clean Your Dog's Ears

We like to keep our pooches clean. Regular baths, grooming daily and clipping their nails. But when did you clean out their ears? Ear infections are a common ailment in dog, especially in breeds that have long, droopy ears and those that grow hair in their ear canals. You can usually spot an ear...
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Veterinarian Advice On Owning A French Bulldog

The popularity of the French bulldog is growing with their adorable big-ears and snub-nose. But those features can lead to costly vet bills which has lead veterinarians to ask owners, is the French bulldog really for you? That adorable smushed in face means the French bulldog is prone to breathing...
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When Was The Last Time You Cleaned Your Earbuds?

As often as you use earbuds there's a good chance you haven't clean them and that could lead to ear infections, ear fungus, pimples and boils. Studies have shown that earbuds cause an 11-fold increase in bacteria in the ears because besides going in your ear, earbuds linger on workout benches,...
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New Study Says Contact Lens Wearers Should Stop Using Them After 10 Years

More than 30 million Americans wear contact lenses to correct their vision. With such a large amount of people wearing contacts, there are many who do not follow the recommended regime on care laid out by their doctors. That is why the findings on a new study say that contact wearers generally have...
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