Last week on the blog, we talked about how it can be harder to get a healthy amount of vitamin D as the days get shorter and you are exposed to less sunlight. The shorter days can also make it a lot less appealing to get outside for your regular ...Continue Reading →
The good news: Your surgery is over, and the operation went well. The bad news: You are now facing a long, arduous recovery period. For many people, the period after surgery presents major physical and mental challenges that can be just as hard to deal with as the condition that initially prompted the surgery. If you’re looking to streamline your recovery period, ...Continue Reading →
According to a CDC report released in July 2017, an estimated 30.3 million Americans have diabetes — about 9.4 percent of the total population. Diabetes can be managed through changes to diet and physical activity, but it can also lead to serious complications, such as diabetic neuropathy. In fact, about half of patients with diabetes have some form ...Continue Reading →
Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has long been a challenge for the medical community, including both researchers and physicians. For years, researchers have been exploring the many genetic and environmental factors that impact the development of ASD, and they have been working alongside physicians to try to find effective treatment strategies.
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Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the annual “Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report.” The results were sobering: according to data from 2016, the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is higher today than it has ever been in the country’s history. This finding is consistent with trends over the last few years. STD rates have ...Continue Reading →