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Everything You Need To Know About Earwax (But Are Afraid To Ask)

To the outsider, the ear is one of the most delicate and strange parts of the body. It is difficult to see what is happening inside the ear, so many people do not even realize how to take care of it. Earwax is an even more profound mystery. Everybody has earwax, and yet most people are completely misinformed about what they should be doing about it. The truth? In most cases, you do not need to do anything at all. Read More 

Say What? 3 Activities That Demand Ear Protection

There are many ways to spend your time that can be fun and rewarding, but not all of them are exactly good for your health — specifically, your eardrums' health — without proper precautions. Home on the Range The shooting range, that is. Shooting is an incredibly popular activity, as evidenced by the many shooting competitions and its place in the Olympics, and can help improve self-confidence, marksmanship, and ease of handling of firearms. Read More 

Urinary Tract Infections: Urgent, Or No?

Most women have experienced a urinary tract infection at some point in their lives. Women experience them much more often than men because the urinary tract from the bladder to the outside of the body is very short in women. In men, because of their penis, and because the urethra doubles as a tube for sperm to exit the body, do not experience this quite as often. Regardless of what sex you are, you know when you have an infection, as it hurts and burns when you urinate. Read More 

Benefits Of Moving Into A Sober Living Environment

If you think that getting sober is the most difficult thing you've ever done, you may soon find that maintaining that sobriety in the days, weeks, and months ahead is even more of a challenge. Many people move into a sober living environment immediately upon completing drug treatment. They find that this specialized residence can be a valuable new home for as long as it takes them to feel more confident about their newfound sobriety. Read More 

Getting Used To Your Hearing Aids? How To Avoid Problems During Holiday Travel

If this will be your first holiday season with hearing aids and you're going to be traveling, there are some things you'll need to know. Your hearing aids will need some special attention while you're traveling during the holidays, especially if you want to avoid problems with them. Here are some instructions that will help you care for your hearing aids, and your ears, during holiday travel. Pack Your Travel Gear Read More