You certainly don’t have to be vegan to enjoy the healing benefits of plant foods, but if you are vegan, or even on a plant-based diet, you’ll appreciate the impressive results of combining these two home remedies for bleeding gums and bad breath.
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Many people probably don't know that you can make your own deodorant at home and that there are two main reasons to make your own deodorant: it’s cost effective and healthier.
There is no aluminum when you make your own deodorant
How often should you wash and replace your towels? Some parents, who have 3-4 children in the house, say they wash a full load of towels every day. Is this necessary?
Some parents say when they were children they each used the same towel for almost a week. Yet, today they wash a full load of towels every day.
Sometimes it's amazing how much you benefit from little things like essential oil bath salts. Taking a nice soak in a hot bath is one of these things. Soaking in hot water is more powerful than one might think.
Hot water relaxes the body and better prepares us for falling asleep. When a tense body enters a warm bath, the hot water increases the body temperature and relaxes the muscles.
Researchers have found that a compound found in deep-water marine sponges may offer a way to fight methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.
There has been growing fears of extremely virulent infections which are resistant to standard antibiotic treatment.
Bed bugs can be a real threat to your physical and emotional well being. There has been increasing reports of bed bug infestations, primarily where there is poor housing and in low quality hotels, over the years. In order to determine if there has been any credibility to these reports researchers have decided to study the situation.
It has recently surfaced that anti-bacterial soaps may have no added protection over other soaps to offer for cleaning up, and in fact may not be safe.
Should you bathe your child every day? Should you bathe yourself everyday? Which is healthier – a bath or shower?
Aside from keeping your regular dental visits, good oral hygiene and taking care of overall health and well-being, what else can you do to cure bad breath that seems to be persistent?
In honor of Global Handwashing Day – October 15 – The Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap (PPPHW) is highlighting the importance of keeping your hands clean.
Contamination of cell phones with E. coli bacteria from toilet texting made the news this past week as scientists report that 92 percent of the cell phones in the U.K.
Associate professor Rolf Halden, of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University has been studying the effect of triclosan and triclocarban –antibacterial chemicals found in soaps, cosmetics
A new study from North Carolina State University shows that students are not washing their hands to protect from H1N1 swine flu. Dr.
Bacteria-contaminated skin sanitizers and skin protectants at Clarcon Biological Chemistry Laboratory’s Roy, Utah facility have been seized by U.S. Marshals at the request of the FDA. This seizure of skin products followed to earlier Clarcon recall.
The Clarcon products seized may actually cause infections due to the harmful bacteria contamination rather than protect the skin from such bacteria. The products are promoted as antimicrobial. No cases of infection have been reported to the FDA.
Amidst the swine flu outbreak and the occurrence of 1.7 million infections among patients every year, Coastal HealthTrain adds one more hand hygiene program, Hand Hygiene: The Best Medicine, to an already comprehensive collection on the subject.
The new program is not just about handwashing procedures. It also explains why healthcare professionals don’t wash or decontaminate hands and what facilities can do to reverse this unfortunate this trend.
Preventing infections is critical to patient safety. Effective hand hygiene practices have long been recognized as the most important way to reduce the transmission of potentially deadly germs in health care settings. To help health care organizations target their efforts in measuring hygiene performance, The Joint Commission is releasing “Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence: Overcoming the Challenges.”
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new prescription medication for the treatment of head lice ( Pediculosis capitis ) infestation. Benzyl Alcohol Lotion, 5%, received full market approval as a prescription medication, for use in patients 6 months of age and older.
Benzyl Alcohol Lotion, 5%, is the first head lice product approved by the FDA with benzyl alcohol as the active pharmaceutical ingredient.
The Centre for Health Protection of the Hong Kong Department of Health reminded members of the public and management of institutions to maintain strict personal and environmental hygiene to prevent gastroenteritis.
The appeal was made following CHP's investigation of an acute gastroenteritis outbreak affecting 21 students of a secondary school in Sha Tin.
The affected, comprising 11 boys and 10 girls aged between 16 and 18 years, developed symptoms of gastroenteritis, including diarrhoea and vomiting, since March 11.
Physicians and computer scientists at the University of Iowa have collaborated on a pilot study to create a low-cost "green" wireless technology that automatically tracks the use of hand hygiene dispensers when health care workers enter and exit patient rooms.
The new method of monitoring hand hygiene compliance, which is essential for infection control in hospitals, is being highlighted today at the annual meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
In response to media enquiries on community-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) - a drug resistant bacterium, a spokesman for the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Hong Kong Department of Health said that the CHP does not have plans to conduct routine CA-MRSA screening in any segment of the community.
The spokesman reiterated that good personal hygiene practice was the most effective way to prevent infection of CA-MRSA.
Germs are everywhere, and especially dangerous when a doctor's bill could blow up your budget. Alcohol can age hands, ignite near flame and make kids sick. Gels are just a mess. Remi-D dispenses with these maladies with subtle scents, convenience and all-natural technology. Since hand washing is an important step to cut the risk of numerous diseases, to have a good hand sanitizer is a must.