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Why You Should Think Twice Before Touching Air Vents on a Plane

Matej Kastelic/Shutterstock You’ll never look at this airplane surface the same way again. Cramming hundreds of people into a tight space for hours is going to spread germs. Airplanes, like most forms of public transportation, are ideal places for bacteria to thrive. And while you may not need warnings about how gross the airplane bathroom is,… Read More »

Should Seniors Be Screened Annually for Memory Problems?

Mild cognitive impairment can be a symptom of sleep problems, medical illness or depression or sometimes even a side effect of medications. Difficulty thinking and remembering are also early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, which are more likely to affect seniors. This is why experts suggest physicians start conducting annual cognitive… Read More »

5 Reasons You Should Drink More Water

Water is an essential component of life. Covering 75% of the Earth and making up over 60% of the human body, this fluid is abundant. Nevertheless, despite its known importance it has been reported that 75% of people around the world are considered chronically dehydrated. Dehydration can be defined as a harmful reduction of the… Read More »