Posts Categorized: Health Awareness

Solving the Mystery of Chronic Pain

chronic pain

According to a CDC report published in 2016, roughly 20.4% of all adults in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain, while 8 percent of U.S. adults suffer from high-impact chronic pain. Unfortunately, treating chronic pain has remained a challenge due to the general mystery surrounding its causes. Chronic pain has mostly been managed through the…

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 10 Things to Know

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer continues to be one of the most serious forms of cancer. In fact, it’s the second most common form of cancer affecting women. It’s estimated that one out of every eight women born in the U.S. will be affected by breast cancer at some point during their lives. Fortunately, survival rates are high…

How Does Severe Weather Affect Mental Health?

When severe weather causes serious damage, it’s no surprise it impacts our emotional well-being. Research shows people are much more likely to experience poor mental health leading to anxiety or even depression if their homes are damaged by severe weather.

Aspirin Use: Risks Versus Benefits

Aspirin Use

Aspirin is commonly used to relieve pain caused by headaches, muscle aches, toothaches and other ailments or conditions. It can even help reduce fevers as well as pain and swelling. For a while, medical experts recommended those at-risk for cardiovascular disease take low-dose (80mg) aspirin daily prevent heart attacks and strokes. However, there may be…

The Disadvantages and Benefits of Cell Aging

It doesn’t matter how healthy people are, eventually they will begin to age. The older they become, the more likely they are to experience health issues, such as arthritis, heart disease, and osteoporosis. A new study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry focused on how the aging process works by observing cell aging. Researchers are optimistic;…