Day: September 9, 2018

The Truth About Popcorn Lung (Bronchiolitis Obliterans)

Popcorn lung is a serious and irreversible medical condition in which the tiny air sacs in the lungs become scarred and constricted, resulting in no air movement or oxygen-carbon dioxide exchange in the lungs. Over time, inflammation associated with popcorn lung causes lung tissues and airways to scar and narrow. This makes breathing difficult. Popcorn lung is also known ...

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Fever Blister: Causes, Remedies, and More

Fever blisters are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). This virus is passed from one person to another by saliva (either directly, or by drinking from the same cup) or by skin contact. Fever blisters (Cold sores) usually appear as clusters of tiny blisters on the lip. About 8 out of 10 people ...

Suicide Prevention/Awareness Bracelets

Everyone faces situations that might be considered hopeless at the time. For many, such situations may include the unexpected death of a loved one, divorce, loss of job and others that present a great amount of stress and can lead to depression. How people handle that depression and stress are very important, and many people ...