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Your Travel Guide to Zika Virus: What You Need to Know

By |2018-10-17T06:40:48+03:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Travel|Tags: , |

You may have already heard the hysteria about the Zika virus. A mosquito-born disease that has been reported across South and Central America, the Caribbean and the US Virgin Islands. If you have booked a trip to the continent or are planning to attend the 2016 Olympics then here's our travel guide to the Zika virus: How normal is this? Very normal actually. Mosquitoes have been carrying diseases for centuries. They carry dengue, malaria, elephantiasis, and chikungunya. Most of these viruses are much more deadly


The Alarming Epidemic That’s Sweeping The Nation

By |2018-02-11T02:12:18+03:00July 19th, 2014|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , |

You’d better sit down for this. If you live in the United States and think about the adults you know, you’ll probably find that the vast majority of them are taking, at least, one pharmaceutical drug. Many take much more than that. What a recent study published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has found is that Americans consume twice as many opioid pain relievers as the next highest nation (Canada) and more than any other country in the world[1]. Opioids are morphine-like and


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