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10 Things You Need To Know About STI Testing

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are serious business, and the unfortunate fact is that they are rarely caught. Many people believe they are practicing safe sex when they actually are not. Here are a few facts you need to know about STIs and safe sex before you brush off your next doctor’s appointment. 1 – Some […]

What You Should Know About Compounding Pharmacies

You may be new to the term “compounding” as it related to medications provided by pharmacies, but this is actually the original way medications were made. Before the modern times, pharmacists were known as apothecaries. They were responsible for preparing and selling various medicines to their patients. Many drugs are now manufactured in labs, but […]

4 Aging Myths Debunked

From grumpy old men yelling at kids in their front yard to little old ladies knitting a sweater in their rocking chairs, there are many pictures that one could envision when they think about an elderly individual. However, they are typecasts that generally aren’t true. Every single senior citizen is different, and they do not […]

Dos and Don’ts of Attending Your First Mammogram

The age at which you should have your first mammogram can vary greatly, depending on your family’s medical history and your risk. However, for most women, the first mammogram will be scheduled around age 40. Having regular annual mammograms can help to detect the presence of breast cancer in its earliest stages, when it’s the […]

A Brown Recluse Bit You? Here’s What To Do

All spiders are venomous, but only a few carry enough venom to be potentially fatal to a human. One of these spiders is the brown recluse spider. If you believe you have been bitten by one, keep in mind that it is sometimes difficult to properly identify a spider. However, there are still some actions […]