July 2, 2017

You're Treating Pink Eye the Wrong Way

Nearly six in 10 people diagnosed with pink eye in the United States are prescribed antibiotic eye drops, according to a recent study in Ophthalmology, even though the drugs are rarely needed to treat the common infection. In some cases, the authors say, this type of treatment could actually prolong symptoms and make them worse. The study examined data from more than 340,000 people diagnosed with acute conjunctivitis, known as

How exercise can improve your love life

(CNN)You’ve likely heard that regular exercise can reduce the risk of chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or osteoporosis. But a growing body of research shows it may have another, more surprising effect: improving your sex life. In men, regular exercise appears to be a natural Viagra: It’s associated with a lower risk of erectile problems. In one small study, sedentary middle-aged men assigned to participate in a vigorous