What is Monkeypox?
Monkeypox is a rare disease that is caused by a monkeypox virus which is part of the same class of viruses that causes variola or smallpox.
Is The Flu Too Common That We Are Ignoring Its Risks?
Is the Flu too Common? I bet it would be nearly impossible for you to guess how many deaths in the United States were related to…
10 Tips for a Healthy and Happy School Lunches
School has started over in this part of the country, and with that comes the daily task of lunches! Since neither of my girls are not huge fans of lunch provided by their school’s cafeteria we have some thinking to do.
What an Exciting Day for the Prevention of HIV
As of Monday July 16th – the Food and Drug Administration – approved the Truvada as a prescription medication to prevent high risk patients from being exposed to HIV.
Trouble Brewing for Doctor Who Linked Autism and Vaccines
Dr. Andrew Wakefield and his colleagues were one of the first researchers who suggested a link between the vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella and autism. He has help persuade thousands and thousands to march, cry, protest, insult, hate, and much more against vaccines.
The Importance of World AIDS Day
The World recognition of AIDS day is Tuesday, December 1st 2009. Every year memorials, testing, and other disease related issues come to a forefront. 40,000+ individuals in the united states are affected with AIDS each year.
H1N1 Plateau and Mutations
Norway and Britian may have some troubling news regarding the Swine Flu Swine Flu. The Swine Flu pandemic may be reaching a plateau or peak according to some global health officials but mutations are increasing in concerns.
The Mammogram Debate – What should you choose?
Age and relevance continues to dominate the argument of mammography. Mammograms are a key way to diagnosis breast cancer. Mammograms have been a consistent topic in “Facts about Breast Cancer”. Mammograms have been an important theme and has been promoted during Breast Cancer Awareness month.
World Diabetes Day – November 14th
World Diabetes Day – November 14th 2009. WDD or World Diabetes Day is celebrated on the day of the discovery of insulin by Sir Frederick Banting back in 1922. Banting along with Charles Best identified insulin at the University of Toronto.