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August 16, 2017 – 4:18 PM |

There are many challenging views on ethical dilemmas in the medical community, all of which take into account several interpretations and considerations that vary from one individual to another. In the world of cancer treatment, …

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Articles by Michelle Peterman

Michelle Peterman is a freelance writer and blogger. She can be contacted at [email protected]

How to Work Your Way to Self-made Professional Success: Start a Business Today!

August 14, 2017 – 2:02 AM |

In this modern day and age, just about anyone can find success for themselves. Lack of post-secondary education or not belonging to an influential family are no longer things that hold you back from leading …

Let’s Check in with Your Mental and Physical Health!

July 17, 2017 – 8:42 PM |

Every once in a while, it’s a good idea to just check in with ourselves. We can get so utterly caught up in our day-to-day lives that we may lose sight of how we feel …

What Is Adiponectin and How Does It Relate to Health Issues?

November 18, 2016 – 9:02 PM |

Obesity is big factor contributing to a variety of health conditions that range from high blood pressure to type 2 diabetes, cancer, and a spectrum of others potentially life-threatening problems. According to researchers, more than …

A Valuable Liaison: Healthcare and Technology

October 31, 2016 – 12:20 AM |

Health care is and always has been a lucrative field. Nowadays, technological proficiency is mandatory to get into the health care industry. Aside from making research and keeping medical records easier, it has also made …

Geriatric Care: Rising Life Expectancy as a Harbinger of Opportunity and Hope

October 9, 2016 – 12:13 AM |

Recent studies suggest that future generations born within the next two decades can expect to live 100 years or longer. Today the average lifespan of a woman is 81 years and that of a man …

HealthTech Success: Electronic Records Have Improved Patient Care

September 10, 2016 – 2:54 PM |

Doctors have an expression that diagnosis is 85% history. In other words, knowing what has previously gone on with the patient’s health is a very reliable indicator of what may be happening right now.

Global Health Trends for 2016 and Beyond

May 18, 2016 – 9:06 PM |

Healthcare has seen a stunning revolution over the last century or so. Modern understanding of the human body and ways to help it prevent and survive disorders and injuries are a far cry from the …

Recap of “DNA Blood tests”: An NPR story

May 14, 2016 – 12:38 AM |

In January 2015, National Public Radio (NPR) released a story featuring the new options non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) brings to women in the U.S.  The feature, presented by Nell Greenfieldboyce, examines the impact of NIPT on …

Drug Use and Addiction in the Medical Community

February 24, 2015 – 8:11 PM |

Television shows like House and Nurse Jackie have shed a little light on the issue of drug abuse in the medical community, but they still tend to romanticize the situation.

House is a gruff but ultra-competent …

An Insight into the Benefits of Endoscopic Surgery: Why Go Endo?

February 15, 2015 – 2:38 PM |

When it comes to surgery, choosing the right surgery for you can only be done if you are well-informed. The word “endoscopy” is a medical term which means “look inside”. Endoscopy is a classification of …