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Poverty and Health: Obesity, Stress, Disease

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:59 pm | 2 Comments

Poverty and Health: Obesity, Stress, Disease

Effects of Poverty on Health written by Haylie Watson “Less money means less nutritious food, less heat in winter, less fresh air in summer, less distance from sick people, less knowledge about illness or medicine, fewer doctor visits, fewer dental visits, less preventative care, and above all else, less first-quality medical attention when all these other more...

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Weight Loss Pills | Do They Work?

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:27 pm | 3 Comments

Weight Loss Pills | Do They Work?

Weight Loss Pills written by Matt Lamprecht Losing weight can be challenging, as well as very confusing.  People want to lose that extra ten or so pounds to fit into that bikini at the neighborhood pool.  The problem is that everyone does not want to wait almost a year to take off the pounds.  People today want to lose weight to look good, as well as to prevent more...

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Diabetes Type 1: Living with the Disease

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:18 pm | 1 Comments

Diabetes Type 1: Living with the Disease

Diabetes Type 1 written by Betsy Hartmann “My husband and I live with a pin cushion. She’s our only child and that’s how she feels despite her spunky cartwheel legs and strong monkey bar arms. Her friends see a gymnast, a dancer, a kind person who loves animals and other children. I see that too, but… For four years, people didn’t notice the holes, the places more...

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Ovarian Cancer

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:09 pm | 0 Comment

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer written by Ashley Collier-Morales A few years ago I was asked if I knew what the most deadly gynecologic cancer was and I answered “Well, breast cancer of course.” Oh, how I was wrong. The American Cancer Society estimates that the average five year survival rate of breast cancer at any stage to actually be 89 percent. While no cancer is good more...

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Your Brain

By at December 11, 2010 | 3:20 pm | 0 Comment

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Your Brain

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) written by Telisa Yandell The Physiology of an Imprisoned Mind: An Investigation into OCD Imagine being helpless against incessant, irrational thoughts and behaviors that seem completely outside the realm of one’s control. Whether the lack of control centers around someone washing their hands fifty or more times per day to avoid more...

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