Grave Shortages of Protective Gear Flare Again as Covid Cases Surge

As coronavirus cases surge across the country, hospitals, nursing homes and private medical practices are facing a problem many had hoped would be resolved by now: a dire shortage of respirator masks, isolation gowns and disposable gloves that protect front-line medical workers from infection. Unlike the crisis that caught a handful of big city hospitals… Read More »

Common hypertension medications may reduce colorectal cancer risk

Research Highlights: People who take angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-i) or angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) for conditions such as high blood pressure were less likely to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer after having a normal colonoscopy. This is the first study to show potential benefits on colorectal cancer development from these commonly prescribed hypertension… Read More »

EPA says Lysol Disinfectant Spray effective in killing COVID-19

Health News via @Lysol on Twitter Two Lysol products have been tested by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and found to be effective against the coronavirus on surfaces. Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist are the first to be tested against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and approved by the EPA,… Read More »

Dr. Pimple Popper Popped ‘Popcorn Butter’ Cysts on a Patient’s Back

Fan favorite Dr. Pimple Popper client Momma Squishy is back in the dermatologist’s latest Instagram video. Momma Squishy has a condition called steatocystoma multiplex where benign, fluid filled cysts form on the skin. When Dr. Pimple Popper pops these tiny cysts, they come out looking like “popcorn butter.” In a recent Instagram video, Dr. Pimple… Read More »