Fear of spiders is one of humanity’s most common phobias, but of the nearly 900 species of spiders in Texas, only two are considered poisonous to humans. This means most spider bites aren’t worth panicking over, but bites from black widow spiders … [Read more...] about Spider bites: When should I seek medical attention?
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You may recall seeing sportscaster Bob Costas fighting through watery, reddish eyes as he hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi—and no those weren’t tears of joy. The prime-time NBC star was actually suffering from pink eye, or inflammation of the … [Read more...] about Conjunctivitis: What is pink eye?
Many distractions can take your attention away from the road when you’re driving. Tiredness, chatty passengers, and even occasional daydreaming can make it difficult to remain vigilant behind the wheel. Even more concerning is the fact that the … [Read more...] about Traffic Safety: Are you distracted?
You’ve probably experienced it before—a busy schedule consumes your entire day as you work straight through lunch and late into the evening, rarely leaving your desk to take a break. Maybe you drink coffee and sodas instead of water; … [Read more...] about Nutrients: Are you getting enough?