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Bug Bite Help


Every summer I get phone calls about what to do for bug bites. The person calling hears me hesitate before I launch into all the factors involved. First, there is the why – why is the person being bit? Was good hygiene and prevention followed? Was the person especially delicious to mosquitoes? Is the ecology [...]

Help for Smoke Inhalation


Once again particulate matter from wildfires is blanketing our area. If you are in a forest fire zone or have been subjected to too much tobacco smoke while traveling, you may need to treat the symptoms of smoke inhalation. Most folks complain of a dry mouth, a dry nose, a dry throat and dry bronchial [...]