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I had never been dealt such a difficult blow in my life, until the moment when a dear one was snatched away from me by the grim hand of destiny, death. Two months ago I went …

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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 …