Fighting inflammation with food and why its important

According to a Harvard Medical School article on foods that fight inflammation one of the best ways to reduce it is through the foods we eat, not the medicines we take. What is inflammation? Our bodies have an inflammatory response when anything foreign, like bacteria, microbes, plant pollen, or chemicals are detected. While the inflammatory … Continue reading Fighting inflammation with food and why its important

How to wash your hands using the World Health Organization technique

This video demonstrates the World Health Organization (WHO) technique for hand-washing. Watch the video to be sure you are washing your hands thoroughly. This video explains how to correctly wash your hands Proper hand hygiene is the most important thing you can do to prevent the spread of germs and to protect yourself and others … Continue reading How to wash your hands using the World Health Organization technique

Can you strengthen your immune system?

The ability to strengthen our immune system is always a good idea, however doing so has proved difficult for several reasons. Our immune system is exactly that, "a system" not a single entity. According to Harvard Medical School, researchers and scientists are still learning about the bodies immune system and how it responds to diseases … Continue reading Can you strengthen your immune system?