Health & Wellness

Organ Donor Requirements

Giving Back in Multiple Ways (Organ + Whole Body Donation)

With all of the advancements in medical science and technology today, the demand for organ, eye and tissue donation continues to exceed the number of acceptable donors.

It is estimated that there are more than 123,000 people in the U.S. in need of lifesaving organ transplants. Every day, an average of 79 people receive organ transplants and an average of 22 people die waiting for transplants.READ MORE

7 Medical Reasons for Feeling Tired All the Time

Chronic tiredness can affect all areas of life and make it difficult to maintain work, family and social life. While feeling tired all the time is a common problem, few people visit their doctor with the condition. However, there are several medical reasons for chronic tiredness, many of which could be easily treated. Here are 7 medical reasons for feeling tired all the time.READ MORE

Brain Research

The Human Brain – The Next Biological Frontier

Guest Post -Deborah C. Mash, Ph.D. (Founder and director of the University of Miami Brain Endowment Bank™).

The brain is the next biological frontier. In the past twenty years, we have learned more about the brain than in all human history. The study of the human brain is essential for ensuring our health and wellness across the lifespan.READ MORE

Take Charge of Type 2 Diabetes Today

Type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset or non-insulin-dependent diabetes, has been described as a lifestyle disease. In fact, most people who experience this disorder already have a genetic predisposition to developing it. Type 2 diabetes often runs in families, so anyone who has a close family member with this condition has a high chance of developing it as well. READ MORE

The Top 5 Foods to Eat for Heart Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease kills 610,000 people per year in the United States, making it responsible for about a quarter of all deaths. While genetic factors can play a role in the development of heart disease, lifestyle choices such as diet and exercise habits can significantly alter your risk of developing the condition. READ MORE