Tag Archives: After

Mom suffers severe foot burns after stepping on sand under ‘cold’ disposable barbecue

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Mom suffers severe foot burns after stepping on sand under ‘cold’ disposable barbecue Ruth Jenkins, a mother-of-two in the U.K., shared horrific photos of second-and third-degree burns on her foot that she suffered after standing on an area of sand that housed a disposable barbecue hours earlier. The photos were shared on Facebook… Read More »

Woman, 19, provokes cancer warning after claiming sunbeds fixed her eczema

Doctor warns tanning is NOT a cure for eczema after woman, 19, claimed sunbeds fixed her skin condition Grainne Kennedy claims she suffered with red, itchy skin all her life  She posted before and after shots on Twitter of her skin following sunbed use   Leading dermatologist has stressed sunbeds are ineffective and dangerous By Alexandra… Read More »

Supporting your newborn’s health: Intestinal colonization after elective cesarean section

This month we recognize World Microbiome Day with information to help new parents learn about their baby’s developing bacteria colonization and how interventions in the first 1,000 days of life may affect their child’s risk of developing preventable autoimmune conditions. As I have discussed in a previous blog, the microbiome — the varied and teeming… Read More »

Over-the-counter painkillers often suffice after minor surgery

Surgery patients who were taught to manage their pain with acetaminophen and ibuprofen ended up using few or no opioid pills, a recent study found. Volunteers in the study underwent one of six minor surgeries: laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic repair of a groin hernia, removal of the thyroid or parathyroid gland, robot-assisted removal of the… Read More »