Students on university campus keeping social distance and wearing face masks due to coronavirus It almost feels that life never existed before the uninvited pandemic shut things down. We no longer hear music from local event venues or the activity of busy pedestrians traversing city streets … [Read more...] about Social Distancing While in Public Places
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The medical name for a nosebleed is epistaxis. Nosebleeds are frequent in adults and children between the ages of 3 and 10. In most cases, they aren't severe and can stop on their own. They last from a few seconds to a few minutes (lasting a maximum of 15-20 mins) depending on how heavy or light the … [Read more...] about Is My Nose Bleed an Emergency?
4th of July is always reason to celebrate. Even this year with social distancing in place, families will still find ways to enjoy the day. There are many ways to get outside and have fun. We’ve compiled a list of activities that can turn fun into an unintended mishap which can mean a visit to … [Read more...] about Top 5 July 4th Accidents and Injuries
Gallbladder Function The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ located in the upper right abdomen in the area between the chest and hips, right below the liver. It is a place where are bodies store bile from the liver. An abnormal functioning gallbladder will produce something called … [Read more...] about Symptoms of a Gallbladder Attack
Middle-aged woman sitting on bed feels unhealthy touch stomach suffers from severe crampy abdominal pain, caused by indigestion or diarrhoea, gastric ulcer gastritis problem or unhealthy diet concept The appendix is a pouch-like organ that sits in the lower right side of your belly. Appendicitis … [Read more...] about Symptoms of Appendicitis: When to Seek Emergency Care
Young man and heat stroke. Living and vacationing in climates with high heat and humidity make us vulnerable to heat related illnesses. Heat exhaustion is a precursor to heatstroke. Both are potentially life-threatening and require immediate medical care. Heat exhaustion is a … [Read more...] about Symptoms of Heat-Related Illnesses
The human-to-human infection of COVID-19 is widespread across the world. Coughing, fever, and shortness of breath are primary symptoms found in most of the patients. COVID-19 also affects the lower respiratory tract, so those patients with chronic cardiovascular and lung disease are at high risk for … [Read more...] about Does Vaping Worsen the Risk of Contracting COVID-19?
It’s been months since researchers in China sequenced the novel coronavirus now known as SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19. With billions of lives and trillions of dollars at stake just depending on a vaccine for COVID-19, scientists around the world are working 24x7 to create an effective and safe vaccinne as … [Read more...] about The Race For A Coronavirus Vaccine
Texans with a green thumb or those who venture into the wild in this state have a lot to be thankful for because Mother Nature didn't short-change us on natural beauty. Lovers of the great outdoors will occasionally run across certain hazards, whether they're out in the woods or in the … [Read more...] about Poisonous Texas Plants