Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution or a sudden realization at any time of the year, becoming healthier is a challenge many people take head-on. The hope of a fresh start and a better tomorrow drives us to make changes in our lives, big and small.
Food poisoning occurs when people consume food contaminated with a bacteria, fungus, parasite, or virus — in other words, something toxic that humans shouldn’t eat. Your body responds by trying to remove the toxins, usually via vomiting, diarrhea, and/or fever.
If you’re a woman, feeling sick in the morning is known as one of the first signs you’re pregnant. But it’s not the only reason you might feel queasy when you wake up.
Even if you keep your medicine cabinet pretty sparse, a good thermometer should always be part of your home health toolkit.