Among blood-sucking insects, the bed bug has not been accused of being a vector of disease – transmitting disease to human hosts. Why is that so?
In the cult movie, Reefer Madness, we witness teenagers lured to smoke marijuana – the teens then ultimately become paranoid and delusional as a result. Is this an accurate portrayal of the effects of marijuana – and are there any mitigating benefits of this drug? Marijuana & Science: Positives and Negatives Contrary to popular opinion, […]
Potassium Bromate – a wheat flour additive that is linked to cancer – still exists in some baked goods. Why is this chemical a problem?
Hospital stays for depression can be lengthy. Ketamine, a new way to treat depression, could shorten triage time for depression.
Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, is becoming more familiar, and acceptable, to the Western Medicine culture of evidence-based and research-based treatment.
Hormone replacement therapy – it can be necessary for good health, but a new study shows that long-term HRT can actually be harmful for your heart.
Ebola in the U.S. – health professionals have numerous concerns over safety and protocol for care in our hospitals. Are our nurses and doctors safe?
Aid and assistance from the United States has reduced deaths in the Liberian outbreak by 50% – has the tide turned in the fight against ebola?
Are you feeling under the weather? So many scary viruses going around – how do you know whether it’s just the flu or that enterovirus, or even ebola?
The International aid effort, if increased, will limit ebola. If aid does not come, the chance of up to a million ebola victims within 18 weeks looms large.