Seasonal Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye): Types, Causes, and Treatment

Seasonal Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye): Types, Causes, and Treatment

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye infection, is a very common inflammation or infection in one or both eyes. It’s usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Conjunctivitis occurs when a tear duct that has not fully opened develops tiny blood vessels in the conjunctiva (a clear and thin membrane that covers the sclera and the inner surface of the eyelids) and gets inflamed while becoming more visible.

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Essential Tips to Manage Asthma During Spring Season

Essential Tips to Manage Asthma During Spring Season

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that causes the bronchial airways to narrow and swell. This leads to extra mucus production, causing difficulty in breathing. People with asthma will experience coughing and wheezing when breathing. Asthma can be associated with either a non-allergic or an allergic reaction, and for some people, it can be a minor nuisance.

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All That You Should Know About Flank Pain

All That You Should Know About Flank Pain

Are you feeling pain on either side of your torso? If you are, this might be due to flank pain. Your flanks are the areas around the sides of your body from your upper abdomen to your back. This condition affects the lower back area causing left or right flank pain, along with some organs and muscles near the left and right flank, which can cause right or left flank pain. Flank pain can occur due to various injuries, conditions, and diseases.

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Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System This Spring

Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System This Spring

Our immune system does an incredible job of protecting our bodies from disease-causing microorganisms. However, sometimes it can fail, allowing germs to make us sick. Unpredictable weather, seasonal changes, stress, and your environment can adversely impact your immune system. This can make some people more susceptible to getting sick. Below we offer you ways to give your immune system a healthy boost and help improve your body’s natural defenses against various virus/bacterial causing illnesses.

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What Should You Know about DOT Drug Testing

What Should You Know about DOT Drug Testing

Each day, hundreds of people around the globe rely on public transportation to get to their destination. You usually entrust the safety of your co-workers, acquaintances, and loved ones, to people who operate commercial vehicles. So, it is our responsibility to ensure that people who operate those vehicles have no criminal background and are not abusing dangerous substances. That is why drug testing is essential to those operating commercial vehicles.

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