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Irish pharmacies encouraging men to speak up during International Men’s Health Week

This week is International Men’s Health Week, so the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) has encouraged men to visit their local pharmacy for practical advice on a range of topics from health issues to fitness and nutrition. According to community pharmacist and IPU member Tomás Conefrey, “Men can often ignore concerns and miss signs of potentially… Read More »

Yes, You Can Protest During the Pandemic

The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the deaths of other Black people at the hands of police have brought out hundreds of thousands of people across the United States and around the world to demand racial justice and an end to police brutality. Yet many people are concerned that such large gathering could… Read More »

24 Weird Things That Happen During Pregnancy, According To An OBGYN

12) Gingivitis, bad breath, or weak teeth: The hormonal and immune changes in pregnancy can predispose women to gum disease and tooth decay. Increased progesterone levels can lead to the loosening/laxity of ligaments. Other tissues and this can lead to teeth feeling more ‘wiggly’ than usual. However, this doesn’t translate to an increased risk of… Read More »

Is it safe to see an audiologist or hearing care provider during the pandemic? A checklist

If you’ve been putting off seeing an audiologist or hearing care specialist while sheltering at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s understandable. Many Americans have chosen to delay non-emergency medical care while waiting for things to improve. At the same time, keep in mind that untreated hearing loss is not benign, and the longer you put off… Read More »