What Is Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)? How Do You Treat It?

Whether it is you, your spouse, or your kids who are suffering from it, conjunctivitis—better known as pink eye—can be an icky little inconvenience. It’s icky because the symptoms are, well, sometimes watery and crusty. But pink eye’s only a little inconvenience because people who contract it usually feel all better within about two to…

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WHAT ARE THE GENUINE BENEFITS OF A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE?

Nearly everyone who struggles with weight or obesity acknowledges that a healthy lifestyle is better than an unhealthy one. We know that exercising regularly benefits us. We also know that it is beneficial to eat healthy and to lose weight. But the specific benefits of a healthy lifestyle are often overlooked or left unexplained. This…

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DIABETIC EYE CARE: WHY EXAMS ARE ESSENTIAL

Between taking timed breaks on computer use, wearing the right prescription glasses or contacts, and eating the right food, keeping your eyes healthy and strong can be challenging—to say the least. But did you know that diabetes can actually harm your eyes? For those who suffer from diabetes, maintaining proper eye health is vital. The…

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HOW KIDS DENTISTS RECOMMEND BRUSHING KIDS TEETH

As much as we’d like to give our kids autonomy, it’s important to take a hands-on approach when it comes to their oral health.  In this article, we’ll discuss how MCR’s pediatric dentist, Dr. Grant recommends maintaining oral health, so kids can maintain strong, healthy teeth for life.  NEWBORNS AND BABIES   If your child is very young, maintaining proper dental care is…

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Who Really Needs Wound Care?

Whether it’s a small cut or light nick, all of us experience fairly regular, minor wounds from time to time. On some occasions, we’re able to treat these wounds from home by following a few simple instructions and using things like hydrogen peroxide, petroleum jelly, or soap and water. For some people, however, wounds can…

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Handling Stress and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

At a certain point, a state of constant stress and anxiety can take a toll on someone closely monitoring every detail of the COVID-19 pandemic, AKA the 2019 novel Coronavirus. That’s why cultivating your own wellbeing is critical right now. Even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourage people to take breaks during times…

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