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Vicks VapoRub Review: Does Vicks VapoRub Really Work?

Bottom Line: Vicks VapoRub has some evidence in helping reduce symptoms of cough, congestion and with difficulty sleeping. It does not directly act as a decongestant, but provides a cooling sensation that makes you feel that you are breathing better. Avoid applying it right under the nose and do not use it in children under…Read Full Post

Uremol Review: What is Urea-Containing Cream Used For?

Dry skin is a common condition experienced by thousands of Canadians, especially during the dry winter months. Dry skin can be due to one or a combination of different factors[1]. Sometimes your skin becomes so dry your heels start cracking, or you may have a genetic condition causing the outer layer of your skin to…Read Full Post

Kelo-Cote Scar Gel: Review of Silicone For Scars

There are many products on the market claiming to help make your scars less noticeable; some contain an ingredient called silicone. Kelo-cote scar gel is one product containing a self-drying silicone gel aiming to minimize the appearance of keloid and hypertrophic scars.  Our bodies are pretty awesome at healing themselves, and a scar is part…Read Full Post

Polysporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream: A Review on Colloidal Oatmeal for Eczema

What is Polysporin Eczema Essentials Flare-Up Relief Cream? Facts About Dry Skin From Eczema Why is Moisturizing Important When You Have Atopic Dermatitis? What Ingredients are in the Polysporin Eczema Essentials Flare-Up Relief Cream? What Is Colloidal Oatmeal? How Does Colloidal Oatmeal Help Eczema? What Does the Evidence Say About Colloidal Oatmeal Helping Eczema? How…Read Full Post

Q&A: How to Safely Remove Earwax and Healthy Hearing Advice

If you haven’t given much thought to earwax, you are probably with the majority! For the most part, earwax is a pretty healthy thing. If you need to remove earwax, make sure you are doing it safely! Q-Tips® are the mainstay to remove earwax – but are they the best thing for your ears? Read…Read Full Post

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