Nut Allergy Reactions Spike During Halloween: What Parents Can Do

Experts note that allergic reactions to nuts spike during Halloween due to children being exposed to treats they usually don’t eat. Experts say parents should closely monitor their children’s Halloween activities, including holding the treat bag and checking what goes inside. They advise parents to make sure they and their… Read more »

Grace Loves Lace releases new capsule collection

Well-loved Aussie brand Grace Loves Lace has just released a new capsule collected comprised of three new gowns. This capsule collection of three gowns in the brands signature stretch lace, designed for movement and comfort, is ticking all the right boxes. With this collection, Grace Loves Lace welcomes the Vita,… Read more »

The Skin Care Product You Never Knew You Needed

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We get it: There is something deeply, primally satisfying about using a facial scrub. The catch is, they’re just not good for us. Some are terrible for the environment and many more are harsh on your skin, irritating and tearing it on a microscopic level. Even skin brushes, which are often positioned… Read more »

Study Finds Ibuprofen Likely Doesn’t Make COVID-19 Symptoms Worse

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During the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, the WHO said people shouldn’t take ibuprofen if they had COVID-19. A new report found that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen aren’t linked to any adverse effects in people who were positive for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19…. Read more »

I had two weddings to the same person, and you can too

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In light of many couples facing the difficult choice of postponing, adjusting, or cancelling their wedding day plans, I wanted to share my story of how my wedding didn’t go 100% to plan and how, if anything, it was more of a blessing than a curse. Of course, we all see our… Read more »

HOW MENOPAUSE IS AFFECTING YOUR SKIN, ACCORDING TO THE EXPERTS

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After years of periods, pregnancies and childbirth, the joys of being a female finish with one last big and beautiful hormonal bang. This bang, otherwise known as menopause, can come in the form of hot flushes, weight gain, mood swings, vaginal sensitivity, and in a side effect we thought we… Read more »

How to Handle the Stress Between Now and Election Day

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Mental health experts say people are feeling especially stressed about this year’s presidential election. The feelings of stress are compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as economic pressures. Stress can cause mental health issues as well as bring on physical ailments. Some helpful ways to cope include talking to… Read more »

This Med Student Wrote the Book on Diagnosing Disease on Darker Skin

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London-based medical student Malone Mukwende created Mind the Gap, a handbook of images and descriptions of clinical signs and symptoms in Black and Brown skin. A majority of medical students are only taught how to diagnose conditions on white patients. Mukwende also launched the website Black and Brown Skin that aims to… Read more »

Knee Replacement Surgery in the Morning, Home That Evening: The New Outpatient Trend

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More knee and hip replacement surgeries are being done on an outpatient basis, especially in this COVID-19 era. Surgeons say the fact patients are at home forces them to move around more and do their physical therapy, speeding their recovery. They note that the outpatient surgery isn’t for everybody. A… Read more »