It’s a wide known fact – prescription medication in the United States is expensive. So costly that in comparison to other wealthy nations around the world such as Germany or Japan, the gap between prices for a similar drug can be very obvious and steep. This is true especially for…
High Protein Diet and Strokes
New or recurrent strokes occur in close to 800,000 Americans each and every year. Of those 800,000, approximately 137,000 die. A study posted in the journal Neurology suggests that high protein diet can decrease the risk of having a stroke.
Strokes and Diet – Are They Correlated?
The onset of the Smartphone revolution has led to a new way of life. There seems to be an app for anything – even to detect skin cancer. But, can these apps be trusted? Are they accurate?
There are quite a number of cancer detection apps but the most common ones…
Artificial Pancreas to Better Manage Diabetes
Ever wondered how your car’s GPS system works and shoots you directions to reach your destination? Twenty-four active satellites orbit the earth, relaying signals to track your car’s location and plan directions for you. Ranging from route suggestions to avoid traffic jams to indicating a…
Eat Right-On-Time for the Valentines
Tick tock. Valentine’s Day is nearly here. Time is passing, but do you really understand the worth of time at the moment? Here is a little something for all of you who are planning to surprise your lovers by shedding a few pounds. It’s time to…
Don’t Let Depression and Anxiety Keep You Down
Learn What’s Contributing To Your Depression And Anxiety
Have you ever woke up in the morning and just didn’t want to get out of bed? What about not wanting to get out of bed for days on end? While it’s normal to sometimes just…
Avoid the Extra Holiday Weight
It’s no wonder that we tend to eat too much during the holiday season. It may be a time of good will, togetherness, and celebration, but let’s face it: the holidays are also a time of increased stress. That stressed-out feeling all too often leads us…
Hospitals May Give Up Too Soon on Heart Attacks
If you want a sure-fire way to jump to the front of the line in a hospital, have a heart attack.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest, as it’s called, comes before almost everything else because time is so precious. The longer someone stays with their…
The Hidden Dumb Mistake Even Smart Doctors Make
Fact: communicating with your doctor can make or break your personal health.
A miscommunication can cause serious consequences, and not just with something like a prescription dosage. Doctors often assume their patients understand what they explain during an appointment. But, the reality is that…