A Guide to Preventing Teen Vaping

While there is still a lot to be learned about the effects of vaping, one thing is clear, its popularity is on the rise. Sitting at a red light you will see white clouds billowing out of cracked windows and gas station counters are cluttered…

Myth Buster: Wet Hair Can Result in a Cold

  Cold and flu season is well underway, and you may hear that, “you better make sure your hair is dry before going to sleep or outside, otherwise you’ll catch a cold.” This myth can be traced back for decades to when it was believed…

Myth Buster: Swimming in Saltwater is Good For Wounds

If you have lived on the coast for long, you have probably heard about the healing properties of swimming at the beach. After all, there has been plenty of historical evidence of people using saltwater to clean and treat wounds. So it’s pretty lucky for…

Is My Kidney Function Declining?

Sometimes it seems like each birthday brings a new set of ailments or pains. Our knees may ache a little more than they used to, or we might squint a little harder when reading the score of Saturday’s game. Those are just a normal sign…