Good-health News! Canker sore Rx
Next time one of these shallow, crater-like mouth sores crops up, try sealing it with an adhesive patch containing magnesium salts and citrus oil, (such as Canker Cover, $8.39 for six, Walmart.com). The Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences reports that this method helps you heal four times faster— usually within one day!—than using a numbing gel.
The truth about cranberries and UTIS
A new Yale School of Medicine study reveals that while cranberries may help prevent urinary tract infections for some folks— by keeping troublemaking bacteria from sticking to urinary tract walls—they won’t cure them. You typically need antibiotics for that.