The Tips & Tricks

What To Do If Someone In Your Home Gets COVID-19

by on March 31, 2020 0

As coronavirus spreads through the U.S., states have closed schools and nonessential businesses and prohibited group gatherings. This leaves most of us at home, but many of us live in close quarters with other people. Public health experts from the UNLV School of Public Health have outlined how people can protect themselves from being...

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How To Make A Homemade Mask

by on March 30, 2020 0

Crafty people are stepping up to sew homemade masks for health care workers who are facing shortages amid the coronavirus pandemic across the nation. Many individuals, groups and businesses from the community have generously offered to help assist in preparedness efforts by sewing cloth masks. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not suggest cloth...

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GPS Shoe Insole Can Help Find Lost Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Autism Patients

by on February 27, 2020 0

A California company says one of its products can help find lost Alzheimer’s, dementia and autism patients through a GPS tracking device in the insole in their shoes. The product is called Smartsole. “Think of it like a ‘Lojack’ meets ‘Dr. Scholls,” said Patrick Bertagna, CEO of GTX Corporation, the company that makes Smartsole....

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Is Chocolate Good for You?

by on February 10, 2020 0

By Stacy Simon Senior News Editor, American Cancer Society It’s been reported in the media for years that eating chocolate is heart-healthy, helps prevent cancer, and boosts your mood. But is that really true? We do know that flavanols in cocoa beans, an ingredient in chocolate, are antioxidants, meaning that they may reduce damage...

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What You Need To Know About Testing For Cervical Cancer

by on January 27, 2020 0

By Stacy Simon Senior News Editor, American Cancer Society During the past several decades, screening – testing for cancer before symptoms develop – has reduced deaths from cervical cancer, as doctors have been able to find cancer early and treat it, or prevent it from developing. The most common form of cervical cancer starts with pre-cancerous changes. These pre-cancers, which are caused...

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