It’s Back-to-School Bug Season

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Back to school often means a trip back to the doctor for kids and their parents. Your little germ magnets get exposed to coughs, colds, sore throats, and sniffles. They trade viruses faster than Pokémon cards, so ailments spread swiftly through the young crowd. Kids rarely make the hand washing all-star team, they stick toys in their mouths, and they …

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

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Brush, floss, rinse: Three simple steps that are supposed to keep your teeth and gums healthy for a lifetime. Yet, reality paints a far different picture. According to the National Institutes of Health, most adults show signs of both tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. It’s so serious that two-thirds of middle-aged Americans have lost at least one tooth to …

Propolis Stops Cold Sores…Cold!

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The Study: Comparative Study with a Lip Balm Containing 0.5% Propolis Special Extract GH2002 versus 5% Acyclovir Cream in Patients with Herpes Labialis in the Papular/Erythematous Stage: A Single-blind, Randomized, Two-arm Study. Background and objective: This controlled single-blind trial compared the efficacy of a lip balm with propolis special extract GH2002 at a concentration of 0.5% in the treatment of …

Ask the Doctor

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Q: I seem to get the flu multiple times a year, even in summer. I’ve had to miss work twice already this year because of the flu. Are there any natural ways to help prevent the flu? A: The flu affects millions of people annually and the 2017-2018 season was the worst flu season in over 15 years. According to …

Prevent Strep Throat with Propolis

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It’s easy to blow off a strep throat infection as a common childhood illness, but the truth is that left untreated, strep has the potential to lead to extremely serious health complications in children and adults. Strep throat can lead to rheumatic fever and, in recent cases across the country, has even led to leg, foot, and hand amputations. These …