Health & Wellness

Why the Zika Virus is on WHO’s Hit List

The World Health Organization (WHO) has many infectious diseases on its most-wanted list, but the Zika virus is heading towards the top. Though the Zika virus causes only a mild illness in its host, this disease is currently at the top of the worry-list for pregnant women in thirty-eight countries, and it’s spreading through the Americas.READ MORE

How To Keep Your Liver Healthy

The liver is a part of the digestive system, but it plays a crucial role in many critical body functions. Most people don’t realize the importance of liver health until problems force them to go to a doctor. A healthy liver is crucial for your overall health. Poor liver health could be silently degrading your overall health long before symptoms become apparent.READ MORE

Seniors and safety

10 Devices for Keeping Seniors Safe at Home

It is perfectly understandable for you to want to live at home during your golden years. Traditionally, doctors, caregivers and family members have met the idea of elders living at home with justifiable trepidation. Their worries included safety concerns such as the senior’s mental health, adequate physical health monitoring, medication punctuality and emergency response time in case an accident should occur. Today, many of these concerns have been addressed or outright eliminated by the ingenious application of new technologies. READ MORE

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

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