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Insomnia: Why Getting Poor Sleep Is Cause for Alarm

by Julian Dollente, RN, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH What do we know about insomnia? Interestingly, even at this point in human evolution, no one knows exactly why we need to sleep. Sometimes it makes you wonder if the lack of certainty means its functions are […]

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Worth It’s Salt: The Importance of Sodium in the Body

by Julian Dollente, RN and edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Humans evolved in an environment rich in sodium. However, too much or too little sodium in our system can kill us. The body maintains a healthy balance of water and sodium, which is responsible for the […]

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Health Advisory: Alcohol is the World’s Most Harmful Drug – And It’s Legal

by Julian Martin Dollente, RN, Edited by Christopher Cirino, DO MPH   Introduction Alcohol: The Most Harmful Drug People have been drinking alcohol since ancient times. It has served the people a variety of purposes throughout all history. The reason why drinkers choose alcoholic beverages as thirst quenchers […]

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Marijuana: A Fine Line Between Helpful and Harmful

by Julian Martin Dollente, RN There is a current debate on the legalization of marijuana. Some people find it beneficial in treating certain diseases, while others consider it a dangerous substance to avoid under any circumstances. Let’s try to clarify the risks and benefits of marijuana so that […]

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