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Keeping your mind and body in check - popular topics in health and medicine to maintain a long and healthy life.

Kathy Craigan hour ago
Antibiotics and the Bacteria That Resist Them
Since Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first natural antibiotic, in 1928 we have been killing or slowing the growth of many types of bacteria with development of new antibiotics that are m...
Conventional vs. Holistic Medicine
Conventional and holistic medicine are both million dollar industries. When it comes down to it, everyone is looking for a cure to what ails them. There are countless arguments for and against both, o...
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Lydia Gracea day ago
Torches of Freedom
I have brought you here today to bring attention to the fact that we have had a human right taken from us. We once had right, to do as we please, but that all changed once the sourpusses got hold of w...
Fibromyalgia and Relationships
Fibromyalgia, a disease that affects 3-6% of the world population, is a debilitating and impacts the relationship the sufferer has with the people around them. Intimacy often proves difficult because ...
Fibromyalgia and Your Gut
The gut and Fibromyalgia is a very important topic for sufferers because many doctors are linking the two. The research is still too early to determine a definite link, but there's little doubt in my ...
Kathy Craig2 days ago
New Treatment May Stop The Spread of Cancer Cells
Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered that removing the limbs of human cancer cells impairs their ability to metastasize, spread and migrate. Most cancer patients die from the...
How Disease Shapes Human History
I'm going to talk about a subject that has become revitalized in the past few years and that is the impact that disease has on us as humans. Most people do things to prevent the spread of diseases in ...
Jenna Logan5 days ago
Autism: Women and the Struggle for Diagnosis
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. ASD is define...
I Constantly Relive My Past, Emotionally
In May 2013, the University of California, Irvine identified me as having HSAM (Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory). HSAM is an extremely rare kind of memory that makes a person able to recall al...
Jus L'amore7 days ago
How To Heal Burns
Burns are scary, plain and simple. They happen fast and cause immediate pain. It is also an injury that needs to be treated immediately, yet so many people are clueless when it comes to soothing the d...
Sarah Long9 days ago
Is Addiction a Disease?
Diabetes, cancer, and heart disease are caused by a combination of environmental, biological, and behavioral factors. Believe it or not, the same factors are what can lead to addiction. With meeting t...
Tina Kathleen10 days ago
How to Make an Autistic Child
Why would you WANT to make a child autistic? Well, you wouldn't. Except that ASD kids can be the coolest. They're happy, funny, smart, and can be quite talented. Formerly known as idiot savants, child...
Holistic Medicine Explained
Holistic medicine treats the body as a whole instead of parts. Conventional medicine is used to cure disease, while holistic medicine will balance the body. The practice of holistic medicine has been ...
My Right to Become Fabulous at Fifty
Are we ever in control of our own destiny? I am in my fifties and at one time I thought that I had my life all planned out. No husband, no children, I was going to do as much traveling as possible and...
Rowan Marley15 days ago
Natural Ways to Reduce Aging
Humanity has always been fixated on things that reduce aging. What 40-year-old wouldn't want to look (and feel) 20 again? Who hasn't heard about explorers dying to discover the Fountain of Youth? Pere...
Cheeky Minx15 days ago
An Inflammation Theory for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
There are plenty of people out there who believe that PMDD can be successfully combated with mind over matter and that we should just buck up or get over whatever it is we’re feeling. They have no ide...
Megan Stokell15 days ago
Veganism After Anorexia
When I first expressed my desire to go vegan, it is unsurprising that the response I received was overwhelmingly negative. I was fifteen and still in the grips of a severe eating disorder that had bee...