5 Things You Need to Know About This Year’s Flu

The weather may be cooling down but, as per usual, flu season is starting to heat up! Flu season isn’t as predictable as the cycle of the moon, but it does ebb and flow this time of year fairly reliably. Flu season (the season marked by a prevalence of outbreaks of influenza) occurs during the colder months of each respective hemisphere. For North Americans, that’s the winter months of October through to March.

The Long-Term Health Impacts of Wildfires

California. British Columbia. Australia. 2018 has been a banner year for wildfires, and the season is far from over. The steady rise in temperatures across the globe has created super-fires that last longer and spread further than they ever have before. It’s scary stuff. Today, we explore the very real threat that wildfires pose to your health, your property, and your immediate surroundings.

Eye of the Storm: How to Prepare for a Hurricane

It’s that time of year again. Hurricane season is upon us and, whether you blame crumbling infrastructure or global warming, it seems as though hurricanes are continuously more destructive and deadlier. We can’t prevent hurricanes from uprooting our lives or the lives of our friends and family. However, we can arm ourselves with knowledge and prepare for the worst.

How Smart Home Gadgets Could Improve Seniors’ Health

Though your Mother, Father, Grandma, and Grandpa refuse to admit it, they’re getting older. The self-serve, smart home technological boom couldn’t have come at a better time. Though cold, emotionless gadgets are a poor substitute for a son or daughter’s helping hand, technology has certainly come a long way.

How to Deal with a Sore Throat

Waking up with a sore throat can really throw a wrench into your plans for the day. Sore throats are painful, distracting, and may be the first sign of an impending cold. As it goes with all medical maladies, there’s a ton of misinformation on the subject. So, today on Healthversed, we cut through the clutter and bring you the facts!

Are Home DNA Tests as Accurate as They Seem?

Today, we’re going to take a closer look at this surging new market in an effort to answer as many of your burning questions as possible. What are DNA tests? What can they tell you about yourself? Do they even work? Read to find out more!

A Guide to Nerve Agents

By the time you click through to the final page, you’ll have a better understanding of what nerve agents are, you’ll be well versed on the various types of nerve agents, and you’ll be prepared in case you, or someone you know, are exposed. It’s certainly a tall order but remember, knowledge is power. So, let’s explore the deadly world of deadly nerve agents and arm ourselves with the know-how to protect ourselves in times of crisis.