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Your Pink Eye May Not Need Antibiotic Treatment

A lot of people overlook the severity of conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye, and people wearing contact lenses are likely to become victims. Treatment of this condition with antibiotics isn't always the best solution, and you should insist that your optometrist test for adenovirus or allergies before you take medication. Conjunctivitis isn't always benevolent, and some cases may lead to complications like vision loss and sensitivity.  You need to find the source of your illness, so the optometrist can prescribe the best treatment, and help prevent further irritation or ocular complications. Read More 

Are TGA Approved Naturopath Medicines Too Risky?

University of Adelaide researchers reported a recent discovery regarding naturopath medicines in Australia. For every five naturopathic medicines, one of those is not approved by the TGA. The reason for the approval rate, or lack their of, was due to potentially hazardous ingredients found in the medications or supplements. The shocking fact about this discovery was not the denial of the supplements and medications, but in the high risk found in those medications approved by TGA. Read More