Kimberly-Clark has issued a recall on about 1,400 cases of Kotex tampons based on concerns that they could be contaminated with a bacteria that can cause dangerous infections. The tampons affected by the recall are Kotex Natural Balance Security Unscented Tampons Regular Absorbency with SKU numbers 15063 and 15068. They were sold at Walmart, Fry's and … [Read more...] about Kotex Recalls Tampons Over Bacterial Contamination
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It may not be something you want to discuss in public, but vaginal infections are pretty common in women of all ages. Of all those infections, bacterial vaginosis is the most common in women of childbearing age, according to the Centers of Disease Control. It's also common in pregnant women, at least in the United States. Bacterial vaginosis has symptoms similar to other … [Read more...] about Bacterial Vaginosis in Women
The meninges cover the brain and spinal cord. When they become infected with a bacteria, a person develops bacterial meningitis. Bacteria that commonly causes meningitis includes streptococcus pneumoniae, which usually leads to ear infections or pneumonia, or neisseria meningitidis, according to MayoClinic.com. The symptoms of the disease are often similar to those of the flu. … [Read more...] about Bacterial Meningitis Symptoms
Antibacterial products, such as soaps and hand sanitizers, have become part of a daily practice for many, especially during the winter months when indoor air is recycled and germs are most at large. However, there are a few concerns when it comes to chemical sanitizers that are worth considering, as well as some effective natural alternatives that will keep your family and the … [Read more...] about Antibacterial Au Naturelle
Healthy germs are all the buzz these days. What are they? And how do we incorporate them into a kid’s diet? First, let’s start with the cringeworthy fact that we host trillions of microbes in and on our bodies. Most of these reside in our gut and are actually quite beneficial for maintaining a healthy body. A healthy gut consists of 85% beneficial bacteria and is directly … [Read more...] about Probiotics and Prebiotics for Kids: What’s the Difference?