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Health & Wellness

6 Ingredients to Avoid in Makeup & Skincare Products

By On June 8, 2015

The cosmetics, shampoos, lotions, and other products we put on our bodies can be just as harmful as anything we put in our bodies. … Read More


A Review of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

By On April 15, 2015

In five short years since its release, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer has won a Pulitzer Prize and was described by Time as one of the 100 most… Read More

Old Couple
Senior Citizens

Are We Ready For the Silver Years?

By On January 19, 2015

By 2030, the last of the baby boomers will have reached 65 years old; health care professionals trained in geriatrics will need to care for more than 70 million seniors. … Read More

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Death & Dying

Stuart Scott Shows that Talking about Death Can Mean Talking about Life

By On January 12, 2015

We don’t like to talk about death. Earlier this month, the sports broadcasting world lost a true fighter in Stuart Scott. Scott was a onetime ESPN SportsCenter anchor and host of Monday… Read More

Stroke in Women

Varying Risk Factors Leave Women More at Risk to Suffer a Stroke

By On December 18, 2014

Stroke is currently the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States, behind only heart disease, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases… Read More

Health & Wellness

Make Non-Toxic Your First Choice

By On October 21, 2014

I used to feel comfortable about what I do to take care of myself. But that changed around 2009; a year I began to question many things such as what is the… Read More

Breathe Easy

Can Positive Campaigns Help More Smokers Quit?

By On October 15, 2014

There are advertisements everywhere that try to convince people to quit smoking because of the detrimental effects it has on their health. But you seldom see advertisements that promote the health benefits… Read More

Palliative Care
Palliative Care

Hospice and Palliative care—Similar but Not the Same

By On August 6, 2014

I heard a story on NPR yesterday that made me think a lot about my mom, and the care she received before her death. The news piece was about an experimental change… Read More

Breast Cancer

Pink, Pink, Pink

By On July 11, 2014

In October, when everything turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we go into information overload. A figurative bubble gum burst. However, with 220,000 new cases diagnosed each year in the United… Read More

Skin Cancer

What You Don’t Know about the Sun Can Hurt You

By On July 1, 2014

There are more new cases of skin cancer each year than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancer combined. Skin cancer is currently the most common type of cancer in the United States,… Read More