Tag Archives: Back

Staggering result of back injury

At the peak of her dependency, Simonette Nikole was taking a potent cocktail of 20 prescription painkillers every four hours. The Melbourne woman felt constantly ill as a result. Her hair began to fall out, the strength of the opioid medications severely damaged her digestive tract and she could barely function. But every single one… Read More »

Why Tonsillitis Keeps Coming Back

April 2019 Print this issue Health Capsule Some kids get tonsillitis, or infected tonsils, again and again. A new study found that strep, a germ that causes tonsillitis, can trick the body’s immune systemThe system that protects your body from microscopic threats.. Because of the trick, the body’s immune cells kill each other, rather than… Read More »