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Everything we know about the measles outbreak's 'patient zero'

The revelation that the ongoing measles outbreak is tied to a foreign individual does not come as a surprise to those who have studied the disease. Washington state epidemiologist Dr. Scott Lindquist said that so-called ‘patient zero’ in the ongoing outbreak was someone who was visiting the U.S. from outside the country, according to ABC… Read More »

At what temperature can you get frostbite? Signs, symptoms and everything else to know

A bitter cold spell is sweeping across the eastern U.S. with temperatures dropping below zero in some spots, leaving many with serious concerns for their health and safety. Frostbite, in particular, is plaguing those who have to brave the outdoors in freezing weather. The National Weather Service (NWS) had forecast that temperatures will be “brutal”… Read More »

What You Need To Know About Supplements

  Americans spend about $ 37 billion dollars a year on nutritional supplements. These range from vitamins and minerals to sleeping aids, memory enhancers and disease cures. The proportion of adults using a supplement of some kind rose from 51.8% in 2005 to 63.7% IN 2011, and this number is increasing yearly. These numbers represent… Read More »