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How Do Progressive Lenses Work?

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Progressive lenses help you avoid the trouble of switching between pairs if you are presbyopic and need vision correction for near distances mainly. Presbyopia is a condition that usually happens to people who are ageing and crossing the 40 years mark when they aren’t able to see objects at the …

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SA To Breathe Easier With Landmark OBEL® RESPICLEAR® Range

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Local specialist brand-building distributor, ACDOCO SA is soon to offer yet another pharmaceutical first in South Africa, this time an affordable, locally manufactured, nature-inspired highly effective decongestant range.  The OBEL® RespiClear® range, formulated in line with the latest advances in evidence-based medicine, boasts South Africa’s first steroid-free nebs available over-the-counter …

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Top 5 Benefits of Filtering Tap Water

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We all know the importance of hydration and taking in at least eight glasses of water per day. Your main excuse for not hitting the target is probably because you are skeptical of taking in tap water, and you may not have enough money to spend on bottled water every …

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The Difference Between Viral and Bacterial Meningitis

Sick Child With Mom

Viral meningitis is more common than bacterial meningitis and will usually clear up within seven to ten days without any treatment necessary. However, bacterial meningitis is more serious and can be fatal if not treated immediately. Bacteria known as meningococcus, pneumococcus and haemophilus influenza type B are the cause for …

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Choosing the Best Back Compression Wraps for Athletes


Athletes wear compression wraps for various reasons, like to do better in sports, for comfort, and to prevent serious injury during any strenuous activity. Compression wraps are also common in first aid procedures.  There are various types of back compression wraps available for athletes, and you need to be careful …

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Health and Fitness Tips For Full-Time Working Moms

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It’s a given: mothers already have a lot on their plate. They’re looking after the kids, keeping an entire household together, and juggling other important matters, like a full-time job, for a start. There’s not a lot of free time, so it’s usually spent on sleep or binge-watching a favorite …

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3 Natural Remedies For Tummy Aches In Children

Child Tummy Ache

Most children will experience a tummy ache or abdominal pain at some point and for various reasons. It is best to be prepared with some knowledge of natural remedies for tummy aches in children. The Causes Of Abdominal Pain The most popular cause for general tummy aches in toddlers is …

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Heart Health 101: What is a Heart Attack?

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The Heart is the epicenter of the human body. The functioning of every vital organ depends on the continuous blood supply made possible by the heart’s non-stop electrical rhythm. The heart muscle, known as myocardium, needs nourishment in turn. If the normal blood supply to the heart muscle tissue gets …

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