How Much Sleep Do You Need?

There are five basic needs that are essential for human survival: water, shelter, air, food, and sleep. As humans, it is our instinct to sleep each night, this is how we recharge... Read more »

Renowned Doctor David Agus Evaluates Medical Advancements in New Year

With 2017 swiftly coming to a close, many are looking to the new year for its potential scientific and technological advancements. Nowhere is this more true than in the world of healthcare... Read more »

An Unusual Number Of Hepatitis A Cases In Michigan Have Resulted In An Emergency Hotline

Due to the large number of Hepatitis A cases in southeast Michigan, a hotline has been established by the Genesee County Health Department. The health department issued a statement confirming eight cases... Read more »

Children In Virginia Are About To Lose Their Healthcare If Congress Fails To Renew The CHIP Program

Virginia state officials have issued warnings to families the CHIP or Children’s Health Insurance Program is almost out of money. Several states have lost funding because the program has not been renewed... Read more »

An Unintended Effect Of NAFTA Is Rising Obesity In Mexico

NAFTA or the North American Free Trade Agreement is being blamed as one of the reasons why Mexico is now suffering from an epidemic of obesity. Here are some statistics that prove... Read more »

Early-Stage Parkinson’s Slowed by Intense Exercise

Despite its discovery in the 1800’s and advanced understanding of the underlying pathological issues in the 20th century, comparatively little advancement has been made in finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease. The... Read more »

Harsh Flu Season Ahead

This year the flu season will be unusually harsher than previous years. Although these seasons are hard to predict, scientists use the Southern Hemisphere in places like Australia to make educated guesses... Read more »

Study Reveals High Expectations for Those with Poor Health Under Medicaid

Although most low-income families have the highest prevalence of health problems like smoking, depression, and obesity among others, a recent survey by Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index shows that majority in this group are... Read more »

Side Effects may Include Cancer

With all the modern day diseases and disorders, there is one that has been on the rise over the last few decades. As a result of poor eating, lack of exercise, or... Read more »

Strict Diet May Help Achieve Diabetes Remission

Type 2 diabetes is typically treated with medication, but a new study published in the Lancet medical journal provides evidence that diabetes remission can be achieved with a radical diet change. Researchers... Read more »