Friday, April 25, 2014

Eileen Bailey's Posts

Does Sunscreen Really Protect You From Skin Cancer?

Over the past few weeks, we have focused on giving you the information you need to know about sunscreens to best protect yourself and your loved ones from sun damage. But does sunscreen really help protect you from cancer? Or does it simply stop you from getting a sunburn? According to new research, sunscreen does help prevent skin cancer.... Read moreChevron

Anticipatory Anxiety

It happens when you worry about some event in the future. You usually anticipate the worst possible outcome and then dwell on that possibility. The more you think about it, the worse the outcome becomes until you want nothing more than to avoid the whole situation. Anticipatory anxiety is intense worrying about a future event. It frequently... Read moreChevron

Marijuana and ADHD

Should marijuana be used to treat ADHD? The answer is, it depends on who you ask. Some doctors believe it is helpful and in states where medical marijuana is legal, some doctors are prescribing it, even to teenagers. Others believe that it shouldn’t be used given that people with ADHD are at a higher risk of developing dependencies. Right... Read moreChevron

Hepatitis C: An Overview

Hepatitis C is a virus which causes liver disease. Because symptoms often don’t show up for many years, you might have the virus and never know.  Eventually, if it is not treated, the virus causes liver damage and in some cases cirrhosis or liver cancer. It is estimated that over 3 million people in the United States have hepatitis C... Read moreChevron

Homemade vs. Store Bought Sunscreen

You only have to do a search on Google or Pinterest to find dozens of recipes for homemade sunscreen. It sounds like a great idea. It’s all natural and you have control over the ingredients you are putting on your skin. But is it a good idea? Or are there some things that are better left to those who know what they are doing?   The... Read moreChevron