Cervical Cancer Awareness month sheds light on a controversial virus. January is cervical cancer awareness month, which brings up a controversial topic- HPV, short for human papillomavirus. HPV is often the culprit for cervical and oropharyngeal cancer cases globally. Why...
Understanding the World’s Largest AutoImmune Disease, Psoriasis, and a Newly Developed Treatment. Psoriasis, an autoimmune disease affecting the skin, presents itself in a variety of forms, causing raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. Genetics and the immune...
Our microbiome could hold the key to many things, from health to crime and beyond. Harvard researchers collaborated with the Human Microbiome Project seeking for an understanding and baseline of the North American microbiome. The human microbiome are the trillions...
What you need to know about Bacteria It is estimated there at over 5,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 variations of bacteria living on this earth. CBS Sunday Morning Anchor, Jane Pauley, reported on the the discovery of bacteria Sunday, September 17, 2017 during the...
What You Need to Know about CHG, Hospital Care, and Infection Control Chlorhexidine, commonly referred to as CHG, could be putting many patients at risk in hospital and clinical settings. To understand why, let’s first talk about what this chemical...
What you need to know to keep your body at performing at top notch It is that time of year again. The time when high school and college athletes are getting back on the field gearing up for the fall...
What You Need To Know To Protect Your Skin From Cancer or Treatment. One of the most common complaints among cancer patients is damaged skin. With radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and other cancer treatments, side effects that affect the skin are...
What you need to know about pH It’s common to see the words “pH-balanced” on the packaging for personal care and skin care products. Yet, do you know why pH-balanced skin care products are good for you? More importantly, should you even...
A major culprit of sleep deprivation. Do you ever get that uncomfortable tingling sensation feeling in your legs? Possibly waking you up at night with pain or the urge to move around? If you said yes, you could be part...
And Why Beer Can Cause Flare Ups My grandmother was diagnosed with gout, which in turn led me to believe this is why she took a water pill. It also created a thought in my mind that it was something young...

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