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

Autistic Geek2 years ago
What Is Autism? Part 2
For some, this can be a heated topic. I will be doing my best to keep this as objective as possible. I have been diagnosed with autism myself and have been thoroughly studying all the different aspect...
Kaitlin Bryant2 years ago
My Thyroid Journey
I was always bigger than the kids my age up till high school. I was an early bloomer what can I say? I wasn't the smallest kid my age weight wise. That all changed the summer going into my freshman ye...
Kevin Armentrout2 years ago
The Science Behind BCAAs
I get asked all the time, “What supplements should I take?” If I have ever talked with you, or you’ve looked around our site, you will see the supplements I always recommend, that I refer to as, the e...
Sick Nick2 years ago
Abscess Makes The Heart Grow Fonder
Here is a little short story for you to read. It will make you disgusted and question everything you know about true love. Abscess Makes The Heart Grow Fonder, The Ultimate Story of True Love When peo...
Leann McCoy2 years ago
Living with a Chromosome Disorder
What makes me want to write about my son’s chromosome disorder? At the moment, it’s to bring awareness. While I write this, I just comforted Gray out of a really nasty night terror, which can happen f...
Nicolette 2 years ago
How Epilepsy Shook My World
It was the summer of 2009. I was entering my first day of freshman year of high school on September 6, 2009. I am from a small town called Medford, New Jersey. I would be attending Shawnee High School...
Samantha Reid2 years ago
The Crisis of Canadian Healthcare (Pt. 4)
Alright, so here is a scenario to think about. You don't have a family doctor. Whatever the reason for this, it doesn't matter because you just don't have one. So that's the first strike against you. ...
JP Summers2 years ago
SPG Blocks: Treatment for Migraine and Cluster Headaches
***Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. The information I am sharing is based off my own experience for this type of procedure. Please seek medical consult for further questions regarding the ...
Samantha Reid2 years ago
The Crisis of Canadian Healthcare (Pt. 3)
So we've covered the waitlists and the wait times. We've covered the scarcity of family doctors and the strangeness of having specialists without them. But there is a phenomenon that occurs as a resul...
Brittany Stanton2 years ago
High School Me
Dear High School Me, I still remember the day we met: I was 13 and I saw you standing behind me as I stared at myself in the mirror. You pointed out the fat in my stomach and the jiggle in my thighs w...
Samantha Reid2 years ago
The Crisis of Canadian Healthcare (Pt. 2)
Alright, after touching on waitlists and wait times in the last segment I wanted to address a specific aspect of this. There is a strange phenomenon in the Canadian healthcare system when it comes to ...
Courtney Seever2 years ago
Demented
My great-grandmother has severe dementia and has over the last couple of years told some fabulously wild tales. Her stories both entertain us making us smile and sadden us as we watch her awareness sl...
Samantha Reid2 years ago
The Crisis of Canadian Healthcare (Pt. 1)
Everyone is always going on and on about how lovely and wonderful and perfect the Canadian healthcare system is. However, most of the people who speak about our healthcare system have not really exper...
Abda Khan2 years ago
Kitchen Secrets To Good Health
I have always been a great believer in finding cures for common ailments in my kitchen cupboards. That is how I was brought up. Although she moved to England in the 1960’s, my Pakistani mother clung o...
Lauren Adamson2 years ago
Living with Chronic Pain
If you live with chronic pain of any kind, then you know how defeated it can make you feel. After you've been to the doctor a million times for the same thing and they tell you nothing is wrong, you d...
Alison Atkinson2 years ago
Delete the Diabetes
I often thought, as I sat in that colourful waiting room, “Would my parents be here if I happened to be suffering from cancer?” And it was a question that, when answered immediately by myself, broke m...
Lisa Palmer2 years ago
Preparing Yourself!
Preparing Yourself: The Flu and Cold The cold winter months are here, and everyone is getting a cold or a nasty flu. It is especially bad for students rushing around here and there, sitting at the com...
The Real Reason Behind the Increase in Fast Food Outlets
In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the number of fast food outlets being opened. It is not only detrimental to our health, but this has resulted in some less obvious problems wi...