Medical

Are Vaccines Important for Healthcare Workers?

The mantra of the healthcare sector has always been to cause no harm. In plain language, this means to have the patient’s best interest in mind. Inadequate knowledge about vaccines, however, means the best interest of patients takes a backseat. According to research...

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Educating Parents About Vaccinations

You’ve explained the benefits. You’ve shared facts. You’ve appealed to emotions. But still, you can’t get some parents to vaccinate their children. So now when a parent questions the safety and effectiveness of immunization, you may simply move on. Don’t be that...

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How to Shop for Health Insurance

If you don’t have much experience shopping for health insurance, you might be confused about where to start. Companies from private marketplaces claim to provide a better experience than government-owned exchanges. But what are the differences between these options...

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How Frequently Should Couples be Having Sex?

When it comes to modern relationships, some would argue that the concern over how frequently couples should have sex has spoiled the spontaneity of intimacy. Modern sex therapists have even been known to set targets for couples as to how often they should seek...

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Why Do We Fart? And Why Can’t We Stop?

Do you ever wonder why humans and animals alike pass gas? The stinky truth is that whenever you gulp down food or drink, air enters with it. This air leaves the body either through belching or farting in order to expel the pent up gas. Why, you ask, is a belch more...

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Essential Oils: True Healing or Glorified Myths?

Essential oils have been used for medicinal benefits since history was first recorded—and likely even longer than that. So how come there has been such a surge in the popularity of essential oils in recent years? Are the claims that essential oils can cure diseases...

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Why is the Anti-vaccine Movement Gaining Momentum?

The problem with humans is that we tend to forget the really important bits of our history. Over the past few decades, scientists and doctors who have helped steer the effort to end certain infectious disease outbreaks have had cause to celebrate the pivotal role that...

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Do Essential Oils Cure Diseases?

There is a lot of hype surrounding essential oils these days, with claims that they can treat everything from insomnia to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Well-known natural medicine physician and author of the book “Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine" says that many...

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Holistic Remedies & Diet

The healthcare industry continues to learn more about chronic conditions, honing in and more accurately diagnosing these issues. Why then do they continue to rise? Autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases are on the rise worldwide. The United States however, has seen...

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