All men are at risk of having prostate problems, especially older men. These problems can range from simple inflammation to the development of cancer. About 30 million men suffer from prostate conditions and around 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. However, only 1 in 39 men will die … Continue reading Prostate Health: Keeping the Waters Flowing
Breast cancer (BC) has become a global health issue, as it is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women worldwide. In 2020 alone, about 2.3 million women were diagnosed with 680,000 deaths worldwide. 7.8 million women received this diagnosis in the past five years, making it the world's most prevalent cancer. From the 1930s … Continue reading Breast Cancer Screening: What is Recommended?
Every beginning has an end. Menopause is the moment in a woman’s life where ovulation ends. While it may be a natural biological process for a woman, it causes uncomfortable symptoms that disrupt her sleep, lower energy, and affect emotional health. Here is an overview of menopause, including the management of menopausal and perimenopausal symptoms. What … Continue reading Menopause: Symptoms and How to Manage It
Not all people are conscious about what they eat, and many of us merely consume whatever food we want as long as they're palatable and can satisfy our hunger. While our food choices are entirely personal, some people — the vegan society — view them as a way of life. Ethical, environmental, and health reasons … Continue reading Going Vegan: Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet
by Julian Dollente, RN, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH When did humans start eating meat? There was a time in our history when grazing animals were more abundant than digestible plant foods. And because humans adapt to their environment, our human ancestors — known as hominids — were most likely scavenging the remains … Continue reading Carnivore Diet: Meat and Its Environmental Impacts
Over a year ago, the Covid-19 pandemic broke out and took the entire world by surprise. Although this is not the first outbreak and it will not be the last, modern society hasn’t experienced a health crisis of this nature in decades. Knowing nothing about Covid-19, we led ourselves to believe life could go on … Continue reading Pandemic Burnout: How Healthcare Professionals Can Cope