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When we hear the word ‘anger’, people often construe it as a bad or immoral action — but anger is a normal human emotion. Yes, it becomes immoral or abnormal when it leads to aggression …

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Expanding Horizons for Medical Marijuana: Cannabidiol for sleep problems?

February 10, 2018 – 12:07 AM |

For various reasons, many medical students may have trouble sleeping which can disrupt their behavior and result in a vicious cycle of unhealthy habits. For those in medical school, the issues below may potentially be addressed …

Gamers… Got a Bad Name for Nothing?

January 14, 2018 – 7:15 PM |

You may have a mental image of a gamer. Contrast this with your mental image of a gym-goer. Are the two images very much different? Do you see the two identities as mutually exclusive? Chances …

Caring for the Elderly: Little Things Can Help a Lot

December 21, 2017 – 9:56 PM |

As people age, most of them want desperately to stay in their own home. They may have been in it for 40 or 50 years, having worked for much of that time to pay it …

Solving the Problem of Eczema – How to Remove Rashes and Marks from Your Legs

October 26, 2017 – 8:26 PM |

Medical practitioners specializing in the field of dermatology explain that eczema refers to a health condition where inflammation occurs in some parts of your skin. You may begin to notice that some areas of your …

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 New Research Says about Mitochondrial Function and Movement Disorders – An Update

April 16, 2017 – 10:30 AM |

Mitochondria are organelles present in all the cells in our body except red blood cells. These mitochondria are the units of the cell that are responsible for creating 90 percent of the energy we need to …

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 …