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Zoonotic Diseases And Why COVID-19 Is A Matter Of Concern

 May 13, 2020

As humanity gets ready for the unfolding of 2020, a team of researchers has uncovered the discovery of a novel (new and unidentified) coronavirus emerging in Wuhan, China near the end of December 2019. Tracing the origins of the virus led researchers to conclude that patient-zero might have contracted the virus from Hua Nan seafood […]

4 Notable Women In The Field Of Medicine

 April 2, 2020

In observance of women’s history month, we have chosen these exceptional women who have dedicated their lives in pursuit of the study of the human anatomy and its many ailments. The amount of work they put into their respective achievements has helped save and improve millions of lives. Elizabeth Blackwell This British physician was born […]

Myth: People With Diabetes Can’t Eat Fruit

 February 25, 2020

If you are one of the 34 million Americans with type 2 diabetes, limiting your consumption of carbohydrates is among the biggest challenges. Your body converts carbohydrates into sugar, which directly spikes blood sugar levels. Fruits tend to be an abundant source of carbohydrates — primarily the simple sugars, fructose and glucose. So, do they […]

Patient Safety 101: Visiting the Hospital During a Pandemic

 February 24, 2020

Going to the hospital has never been more nerve-racking due to the rising pandemic. Staying safe during your visit, however, does not have to be one of your worries. In light of Patient Safety Awareness Week — something which we should extend until further notice and practice throughout this terrifying period — below are steps […]

Respiratory Disease from China, Now A Pandemic

 February 21, 2020

Most people in the world are keeping an eye on COVID-19 that is now infecting a large number of people at a fast rate. Different news and articles are being published online and some of them cause panic among the masses. Preparing for this virus requires having true knowledge and learning facts about COVID-19. Spreading […]

The Gravest Pandemic Humanity Has Survived

 February 20, 2020

Contagious diseases have been a part of humanity ever since the rise of early civilizations. The growing population has influenced the propagation of these diseases. One thing that contributes to this is the lack of medical advancements, and let’s just say sanitation wasn’t as sophisticated as it is nowadays. As humanity evolves and comes up […]

5 Acts of Kindness a Cancer Patient Will Appreciate

 February 19, 2020

Making a cancer patient smile and feel happy with a random act of kindness could mean more to them than you think. If you have a friend or family member who is battling cancer — or maybe you’re a healthcare professional who works with cancer patients — here are five acts of kindness that can […]

The 411 on Macular Degeneration Prevention

 February 18, 2020

Macular degeneration is a vision-impairing problem that affects over 10 million Americans, making it more prevalent than glaucoma and cataracts combined, according to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation. Also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the disease is a common cause of blindness among people aged 50 and older. AMD causes the macula, a part […]

Pistachio: A Superfood for Cancer Prevention and More

 February 17, 2020

Did you know pistachios are a delicious source of good-for-you nutrients? These edible seeds — though still considered a nut for culinary purposes — contain anti-cancer properties and a multitude of heart and eye-health benefits. Nutritional Gains From Pistachios Pistachios are related to the cashew, mango, and peach family. They are high in fiber, with […]

A Healthy National Tortilla Chip Day

 February 16, 2020

Tortilla chips are crunchy, salty, and oh-so-delicious whether on their own or served with salsa, guacamole, queso, and other mouthwatering dips. The crowd-favorite snack has become so popular that February 24th is officially National Tortilla Chip Day in the United States. However, they are not the healthiest snack option, says nutrition experts. Tortilla Chips Nutrition […]