Tag Archives: Being

Public health experts are being political over protests and the coronavirus, and they should be. – Slate

Physicians march with people protesting police brutality on June 6, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images An open letter from public health experts this week sparked a lot of news coverage and more than a few claims of hypocrisy. Drafted by infectious disease experts at the University of Washington in response to the many… Read More »

What being healthy means to me

The more I talk to people about health and what they do to stay healthy, the more I realise how everybody is different. How everybody has a different belief of what being healthy means. When some people talk about being healthy, they mostly talk about the food they eat. The foods they think are healthy.… Read More »

Woman suffered eye injury after being mistakenly prescribed erectile dysfunction cream

Woman suffers chemical burns after being mistakenly prescribed ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION cream called Vitaros instead of dry eye lubricant Vita-POS The patient in Glasgow rubbed the ointment into her eye and it swelled up As well as inflammation the wrongly-prescribed cream triggered an infection Experts say doctors and pharmacists need to be more careful when prescribing… Read More »

Bed bug bites: Avoid being bitten by the household pest in winter using this simple trick

Bed bug infestations can be hard to spot making it difficult to know what’s bitten you in the first place. The insects are very small – approximately 5mm long – and usually hide in mattresses, within bed frames and behind loose wallpaper. To identify a bed bug bite look out for itchy red bumps, often… Read More »