Who Should Get the Flu Shot?
Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a seasonal flu shot. By getting the vaccine, you’ll be protecting yourself and the people around you who may be more vulnerable to serious flu illness, like your children and parents. Talk to your health care provider or find a location near you to get a flu shot.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil comes from the leaves of the tea tree and is used topically (applied to the skin) as an ingredient in a variety of skin products. It was traditionally used by the aboriginal people of Australia to treat cuts and wounds. Today a limited number of research studies have been done on the use of tea tree oil to treat athlete's foot and acne.
A Guide to Good Posture
As fall approaches and we settle into our school and work routines, we quickly forget about maintaining good posture. Good posture is more than just sitting up straight! Here are some tips on how to improve your posture.
Usher Syndrome accounts for nearly 50 percent of all inherited deaf-blindness cases. There are three types of Usher Syndrome related to the onset and progression of deafness and blindness. The disease can also affect balance. Cochlear implants and Braille instruction are useful tools for adjusting to hearing and vision loss.
DNA and Genetic Testing
DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid. It is the hereditary material in humans and almost all other organisms. Nearly every cell in a person’s body has the same DNA. Because of the research done on DNA, there are now over 2,000 genetic tests available to diagnose diseases or help with prevention or treatment.
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