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Things you should think about when you hear “vaccine by end of the year”

On July 27, 2020, the Washington Post reported, Two coronavirus vaccines begin the last phase of testing: 30,000-person trials, wrapping it in historical terms: Getty Images At 6:45 a.m. Monday, a volunteer in Savannah, Ga., received a shot in the arm and became the first participant in a massive human experiment that will test the effectiveness of… Read More »

How often should I get my hearing tested?

When and how often you should get your hearing checked depends on several factors. Do you suspect you have hearing loss? Or do you already have documented hearing loss?  Your age and job occupation are other big factors.  Testing vs. screening for hearing loss Testing is conducted when you, a loved one, or your healthcare provider suspect you… Read More »

The Only Dryer Sheets You Should Be Using

There’s a rumor going around that fabric-softening dryer sheets contain toxic chemicals that put your health at risk. While Healthline.com pushed back against these claims somewhat, more research is needed to be definite. The largest concern is the fragrances in dryer sheets. A 2011 study published by the Environmental Health Perspectives found that many fragrance… Read More »

Here’s Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

If you’ve always washed your chicken, it may be time to reconsider this potentially dangerous practice. It’s the most polarizing problem in poultry—should you wash your chicken before cooking it? Food health and safety professionals are advising against this practice, as it can increase the spread of bacteria and the risk of cross-contamination. Along with… Read More »