Milk, Licorice, Jelly? Sweet Home Remedies For Cold Sores

Cold sores are reoccurring little annoyances that always come when you have to give an important presentation or – worse – take your picture. These sores that start out as little blister-type annoyances later flame into tender, red bumps surrounded by angry, red, irritated skin, and can last anywhere from a week to two weeks. However, you can use home recipes to help your cold sores to be less painful – which is good news to the 15–30% of the population that suffers from them.

3 Things Swimmers Need To Know About Meniscus Tears

Swimmers can experience a variety of injuries related to their sport, including meniscus tears. The meniscus is the cartilage within your knee joint that cushions the femur and tibia bones. When this cartilage tears, the bones rub against each other, leading to pain and instability. Here are three things swimmers need to know about meniscus tears. How can swimmers get meniscus tears? Meniscus tears can occur anytime that your knee is twisted or rotated forcefully.

Six Myths About Hearing Aids

Modern hearing aids have helped make it possible for people with hearing loss to enjoy music, conversation and the sounds of nature. However, there are limitations to what hearing aids can do for you as well as a lot of misinformation being disseminated on the Web and even by medical personnel. It's important to know the truth vs. the myths before you go shopping for hearing aids for you or a family member.