At its heart, hospice is the philosophy that death is a natural part of life that can be experienced with dignity. In practice, hospice emphasizes the palliation of a dying person’s physical symptoms and undertakes to help the patient actively manage the emotional, social, and spiritual aspects of the dying process.READ MORE
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
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
Shingles (or herpes zoster) is a viral infection caused by the chickenpox virus. No doubt, we’ve all seen the commercials on television warning us about our likelihood of getting the virus. But the commercials don’t go into too much detail about the condition, so we thought it would be a good idea to break things down a little further.READ MORE