Ways you can deal with common ailments at home Written by Caitlin Schille The use of home remedies, particularly herbal medicine, has grown in popularity in the United States—nearly one third of Americans use at-home treatments or herbs to treat various maladies. Wrongful deaths from prescription drugs, as seen commonly […]

These diseases may sound like fiction but for an unfortunate few, they are real! Here are a few strange medical conditions that will have you gasping. Epidermodysplasia verruciformis, “Tree Man Syndrome.” Tree man syndrome is an extremely rare autosomal recessive hereditary skin disorder. What appears to be tree bark growing […]

Written by Allyson Gordon The job you work to support your family could actually take you away from them sooner than you would have ever thought possible. Your job could be killing you—literally. I’m not talking about the “it’s one of those weeks that never seems to end” type of […]

Let’s dissect the biggest arguments against creating a sugar sweetened beverage (SSB) tax. A soda tax wouldn’t actually do anything for public health Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Columbia University analyzed the effect of a nationwide penny-per-ounce soda tax, and found that it could prevent […]

Written by Angela Silva Perhaps one of the largest factors that affect our daily productivity and attitude is our energy level. Feeling refreshed and alert throughout the day can make all the difference in our ability to accomplish difficult tasks and stay motivated. Unfortunately for millions of Americans, fatigue plagues […]