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Seven Questions To Ask Before And After Having A Premature Child

Seven Questions To Ask Before And After Having A Premature Child

The thought of going home without your newborn is quite difficult. A preterm or preemie (other terms used for premature babies) parent may miss the experience and joy that comes with holding to hold and bond with the baby right after delivery.  It’s is absolutely normal for a parent to worry about a child born […]

Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated In Nigeria

Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated In Nigeria

Two sisters, who were joined in the chest and abdomen, have been successfully separated in surgery by a 78-member team in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. Mercy and Goodness Ede are now well enough to go home six weeks after surgery, according to pediatric surgeon Emmanuel Ameh, who led the team that performed the operation at the […]

Is Your Kitchen Healthy? : Things In Your Kitchen You Need To Throw Away Now

Is Your Kitchen Healthy? : Things In Your Kitchen You Need To Throw Away Now

Your sponge Maybe you’re microwaving or boiling it to remove germs, but as Gravely notes, it’s really hard to clean a sponge: “It’s got all those holes in it,” she says. “Even in these studies they did where they boiled them, there will still pathogens there.”   The USDA recommends replacing your dish sponge “frequently,” […]

Myths Surrounding C-Section

Myths Surrounding C-Section

C-section is a big deal for women. Although some medical experts claimed that vaginal birth is the best method for childbirth, C-section is an option to be considered in some situations.   A lot of misinformation and misconception is circulating concerning C-Section came. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, it is a surgical operation for […]

You Can Get Lung Cancer Even If You’ve Never Smoked

You Can Get Lung Cancer Even If You’ve Never Smoked

Long before vaping became trendy, the best way to get a nicotine fix was (and often still is) by smoking cigarettes. While older generations might have feigned ignorance about the dangers or been straight-up misled by tobacco manufactures and even physicians, anyone who grew up after 1990 was well-acquainted with the risks and made a relatively informed choice […]

From PMS To Brain Cancer

From PMS To Brain Cancer

Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to speak, and a feeling of inexplicable terror would wash over me. I couldn’t read or […]

Things People Get Completely Wrong About Vitamin Supplements

Things People Get Completely Wrong About Vitamin Supplements

You may have seen a concerning headline recently about dietary supplements. Research presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting suggested that taking supplements doesn’t curb cancer, and taking more than needed may actually drive up cancer risk. Specifically, researchers concluded that “taking more than the recommended daily allowance of folic acid, Vitamin E and beta-carotene were […]

Fibromyalgia And Its Signs

Fibromyalgia And Its Signs

What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder with often debilitating symptoms such as muscle, tendon, and joint pain, in addition to fatigue. Because symptoms often overlap with other diseases and the condition is not well understood, it can take years for fibromyalgia to be diagnosed. Where does it hurt? Diagnosing fibromyalgia can be tough. Pain […]

Your Walking Speed Can Tell You How Fast You’re Ageing

Your Walking Speed Can Tell You How Fast You’re Ageing

If your stride has slowed down in your forties, you may be ageing faster than you realize. That’s the result of a new study, which found that your walking speed at age 45 can be an indicator of your physical and neurological ageing. While previous research has already found a link between an older person’s gait and their health, the new […]

No Topic Is Off Limits – Ali Wong

No Topic Is Off Limits – Ali Wong

“I don’t want to lean in, OK? I want to lie down. I want to lie the f— down.” This is something Ali Wong laments during her first Netflix special, 2016’s Baby Cobra. That joke might be even more hilarious today because Ali hasn’t stopped working since then. Not only has she given birth to two babies but she […]

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