SMA and the new miracle drug Spinraza

03/07/2017 0
Spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, is a genetic disease that attacks nerve cells in the spinal cord. These nerve cells, known as motor neurons, communicate with the voluntary muscles in the body, such as those […]

Healthy kidneys

03/03/2017 0
Healthy kidneys perform a variety of functions in the human body, all of which combine to promote overall health. According to the National Kidney Foundation, every 30 minutes the kidneys filter all the blood in […]

Opioid addiction still a major health threat

02/13/2017 0
Addictions to opioids such as heroin, morphine and prescription pain relievers continues to affect people from all demographics. According to the World Drug Report 2012 from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and United National […]

How to spend more time outdoors

02/01/2017 0
Getting outside to enjoy the great outdoors can reduce the likelihood that a person will live a sedentary lifestyle that can negatively affect long-term health. But many adults are spending too much time indoors. In […]

Explaining atrial fibrillation

01/24/2017 0
In late 2013, the World Health Organization released results from a data analysis that examined atrial fibrillation and its prevalence across the globe. The results were troubling, indicating that 33.5 million people worldwide have the […]

Is this the demise of the honeybee?

01/17/2017 0
Bees flitting from one newly sprouted flower to another as they collect pollen is one of the more common sights of the spring. Honeybees are content to buzz between plants for hours. But in recent […]

Last-minute holiday shopping tips

12/13/2016 0
Holiday shopping season typically begins the day after Thanksgiving and extends all the way to Christmas Eve. While that’s a considerable amount of time for shoppers to find gifts for everyone on their shopping list, […]

Reduce waste this holiday season

11/29/2016 0
The holiday season is a time for families to gather and express their love and appreciation for one another. Exchanging gifts has become a big part of the holiday season, and while such a tradition […]
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