A not so fun fact is that 40 million Americans over the age of 18 are affected by anxiety. Emotional stress has been scientifically shown to age you cellularly as well, which is fitting considering how stress makes people literally feel older. Before jumping to...
Health Concerns to Focus on as You Age

Health Concerns to Focus on as You Age

The health challenges that potentially come with aging don’t need to stop anyone from living their best life. In fact, the number of Americans age 65 or older increased tenfold in the last century, and people are living longer and in better health than ever before....
Social Implications of the Opioid Epidemic

Social Implications of the Opioid Epidemic

  President Trump’s declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national public health emergency is a step toward tackling the crisis, but it also brings attention to the current social and economic welfare of Americans. With misuse and addiction of prescription...
Health Screening: Getting a Second Opinion for a Better Diagnosis

Health Screening: Getting a Second Opinion for a Better Diagnosis

If you didn’t trust your doctor, he wouldn’t be your doctor anymore. Because you trust him, you’re likely to accept his diagnosis of a health issue and follow the treatment plan he recommends without much thought. Sometimes, however, it’s important to get a second...
Healthcare Finances: How to Pay for a Traumatic Brain Injury

Healthcare Finances: How to Pay for a Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury is one of the most serious injuries a person can sustain. Sudden, life shattering, and often very violent, a traumatic injury can change a person’s life in an instant. From serious personality changes, to losing the ability to care for one’s...
How Do Doctors Keep From Getting Sick?

How Do Doctors Keep From Getting Sick?

Doctors and nurses are exposed to some of the most virulent bacteria and viruses in their line of work, but still manage to keep from getting sick all the time. How do these medical professionals bolster their immune systems, and what can we learn from them to help us...

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