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8 Times You Should Call 911—And 7 Times You Shouldn’t

Everyday Wellness Emergencies are confusing: It’s not always clear when you need to dial 911. Here’s what the experts advise. Call: You or someone else is experiencing a severe allergic reaction Ksu_m/Shutterstock Y Photo Studio/Shutterstock If anyone begins showing signs of a severe allergic reaction—increased heart rate, difficulty breathing, swelling tongue—call 911. Severe allergic reactions… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The sign in your eyes you should never ignore – are you at risk?

Type 2 diabetes is a serious lifelong condition that can greatly affect a person’s everyday life. The condition is caused by problems with a chemical in the body known as insulin. It’s often linked to being overweight or inactive, or having a family history of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes affects blood vessels in the light-sensitive… Read More »