What To Know About Using Infection Control Medical Devices

Infection control medical devices are tools used to reduce the spread of infection-causing bacteria and viruses in a healthcare environment or in a situation with high-risk individuals. These devices are effective in preventing disease outbreaks, minimizing environmental contamination, and promoting higher levels of hygiene for both the user and those around them. Here's what you need to know about utilizing infection control medical devices. Types of Infection Control Medical Devices Read More 

What Are The Active Ingredients In Prescription Chigger Bite Ointments?

Chigger bites can be incredibly itchy and annoying. They might look similar to mosquito bites, but the itching and discomfort are much more intense. Some people find relief using over-the-counter remedies such as calamine lotion or essential oils. However, it is not uncommon for chigger bites to be so uncomfortable that the patient has to seek prescription treatment from a doctor. If you do see your doctor for chigger bites, they will likely prescribe you a cream to apply to them several times per day. Read More 

Colon Cancer Treatment: An Overview

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers that humans develop. It can be hard to treat in the later stages, but it is actually quite treatable early on. This is why screening is pushed so heavily; screening helps ensure early detection. If you are diagnosed with colon cancer, learning more about treatment can give you comfort. So, here is a basic overview of the most common treatments for colon cancer. Read More 

Your Cataract Guide

Your eye health is important, but many factors can affect your vision and eye health. Cataracts are a common problem for many older Americans, and they can drastically impact vision. If you would like to know more, keep reading. What Are Cataracts?  Cataracts are a clouding of the lens of the eye. Light passes through the lens and hits the retina, allowing you to see a clear image. Cataracts interfere with this process, leading to cloudy/blurry vision. Read More 

Understanding Dysmenorrhea

Is Menstrual Pain Normal? According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, more than 50 percent of menstruating women experience pain for one or two days during their monthly cycle. Mild to moderate pain is normal. Severe pain that interferes with daily life is not normal, but treatment can help to alleviate symptoms.  What is Dysmenorrhea? Pain and cramping during menstruation are caused by a condition called dysmenorrhea. Primary dysmenorrhea begins when people first begin their menstrual cycle and it persists until menopause. Read More