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Here are the top ten articles for the Public Health Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. How Long Does Your Makeup Last?
Do you know how long your makeup lasts? Using expired products can lead to bacterial infections. Find out how long you should keep your products before throwing them out.
2. Pneumococcal Vaccine Recommendations
Do you need to get a pneumonia shot this year? Read on to find out about the current recommendations for the pneumonia shot including who should get it, how often, and what the side effects are.
3. Melatonin Uses, Side Effects, and Warnings
Melatonin is a supplement that is often used for jet lag and insomnia. It can have serious side effects and must be used with caution.
4. Is it Food Poisoning?
Have you had the stomach flu recently? It might have been food poisoning. Read here to find out more about the different types of food poisoning and their symptoms.
5. Eating Disorders and Childhood Abuse
Research has revealed a link between childhood sexual abuse and eating disorders, but only those in which bingeing and purging are involved. Anorexia nervosa that only restricts caloric intake is not associated with sexual abuse history.
6. Flu Shot Recommendations
Flu season is quickly approaching and flu shots have become available. Read here to find out more about the flu shot, who should get it, and the side effects.
7. Herpes in Student Wrestlers
Did you know there is a specific type of herpes that affects wrestlers? Read about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of herpes gladiatorum.
8. Age Defying Nutrients
Add these amazing foods to your diet for radiant skin. These foods provide age-defying nutrients to minimize the signs of aging.
9. Preventing a MRSA Infection
How MRSA is spread and how to prevent an infection.
10. FDA Lists Possible Problem Drugs
The FDA has posted its first quarterly report listing 20 pharmaceutical drugs which may pose safety concerns to consumers. This report will be updated quarterly with new drug safety information.
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