10 things you should wash your hands with after contact

Hand washing is an important part of hygiene as it prevents germs from entering your body and also limits the migration of bacteria and viruses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends using soap and clean water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer to clean your hands.

Professional secrets: cabin crew told why they never get sick

The plane is usually teeming with germs. Most of them do not pose a huge danger to humans, but you still need to think twice before touching something on the plane. Flight attendants do not have much choice in this matter and are constantly exposed to bacteria. ...

Alcohol and garlic: World Health Organization refutes myths about new coronavirus

The World Health Organization has posted a memo on its website in which it debunks the most common myths about the coronavirus. The Voice of America published the main theses. Are hand dryers effective at killing coronavirus? No. Hand dryers are not effective at killing the 2019-nCoV virus strain. To keep yourself safe ...

Lower Belt Brewery: American Bladder Produces Alcohol Due to Unique Disease

American doctors in Pennsylvania discovered a previously unknown disease that actually turned the patient's bladder into a microbrewery that produces ethyl alcohol, the BBC writes. The unique discovery, reported Tuesday in the Annals of Internal Medicine journal, was made almost by accident. A 61-year-old woman was being cooked ...

FDA warns: ads for popular hand antiseptics fool users

Federal health officials are urging GoJo, the manufacturer of Purell products, to stop misleading consumers by claiming its hand sanitizer is effective in preventing serious illness, Fox Business writes. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approached ...

Rating of the healthiest and most unhealthy states of America

The states with the healthiest people are concentrated in the northern half of the United States and the West Coast. This is evidenced by data from the annual report of the American Health Rankings, prepared by the United Health Fund, Fox Business reports. The United Health Fund analyzed 50 states in five main categories, ...

Why life expectancy is decreasing in the USA, despite its increase worldwide

As negative factors, scientists call an increase in mortality among young people, the cause of this is suicide, drug addiction, alcoholism and obesity, says the Voice of America. At the end of the 90s of the twentieth century, the average life expectancy in the United States for the first time was below the level of other leading Western ...

In Texas, sentenced mother, whose healthy son had 13 operations and 323 visits to the doctor

A Dallas woman was sentenced to 6 years in prison for mistreating her son. Now Christopher Bowen is a happy ten-year-old who lives a fulfilling life, loves to sing in a choir and play football. But this was not always the case: the mother forced ...

Technology vs health: how to effectively control the use of electronic devices by children

Electronic devices such as televisions, smartphones and computers can be harmful to children if they use them too often. Studies have found that there is a link between too much time in front of the screen and childhood obesity, as well as developmental delays. ...

Healthy and successful: how to prepare your child for the new school year

The new school year opens up a lot of opportunities for children. This is a great chance to meet old friends, make new acquaintances and get good marks for your efforts. And while schoolchildren are busy with their studies, parents can actively contribute to ensure health and well ...

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