Mold occurs in 30 percent of United States households, but the public is largely unaware of the issues that the toxin can present to the human body. Issues such as memory loss, fatigue, headaches, coughing, and development delays can occur from exposure. Furthermore, the problem is not unique to just leakage in structures. New construction […]
More commonly, epistaxis is referred to as the common nosebleed. There are two types of nosebleeds, anterior and posterior, with the difference being where the bleeding comes from. Anterior nosebleeds make up about 90% of all nosebleeds. These usually come from a blood vessel toward the front part of the nose. These nosebleeds are very […]
The onset of autumn means brisker weather, falling leaves, and the beginning of cold and flu season. The sounds of sneezing and coughing become commonplace. One obvious way to protect yourself from contracting a viral infection is to get a flu shot; however, getting vaccinated won’t guarantee you won’t get sick. Here are five simple […]
Outdoor air pollution is a topic that gets a lot of attention these days. Much less widely known, however, is that indoor air pollution is not only common but can have an even worse effect on you than the outside air ever could.
Are food allergies the new fad or are they actually a rising problem? Everyday, a friend has a new allergy or the news announces another school has become peanut-free. Why is this? Are we, these days, just hearing about them more or is there an issue? Check out a recent HealthStatus video How Do I […]