A 61-Year-Old Grandmother Just Gave Birth To Her Own Granddaughter

On March 25, a 61-year-old woman gave birth to her granddaughter. This is possible through in vitro fertilization. Cecile Reynek Eledge acted as a surrogate so that her son Matthew and his husband were able to have a child. Using her son’s sperm and eggs donated from the child’s aunt, the little girl had DNA…

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Blood Sugar Testing: Why, When, and How

There are many reasons why it is necessary to monitor your blood sugar levels, but, the most common one is to keep an eye on diabetes. Whether you have already been diagnosed with diabetes, or are simply at risk of developing it, there are several good reasons why you should monitor your blood sugar levels.…

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What to Do About a Medical Misdiagnosis

 Whenever we seek medical treatment, we trust that the professionals are qualified to help us through our ordeals. Yet, anything under human control is subject to fallibility. All you, the patient, can do is trust in the experience and accolades of the doctors and staff.     A misdiagnosis can lead to a series of painful, unnecessary…

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Effects Of Biomedical Waste On The Environment And Medical Waste DONT’S

It is probably safe to assume that most people already know that the waste that humans create can really harm the environment if not disposed of properly. Unfortunately, waste is something that is unavoidable. There will be waste associated with everything. When you eat you create waste, when you go to the bathroom you create…

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Is CBD The Solution for Insomnia?

It is estimated that close to 70 million people in the United States suffer from insufficient sleep, insomnia, or other sleep disorders. Mistakenly, CBD has been described as a sedative drug. When taken in modest doses, it can be mildly sedating. Just like caffeine, which is a stimulant, cannabidiol activates the same adenosine receptors. Nevertheless, several…

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Oreo Cookie Maker Linked to Orangutan Habitat Destruction for Palm Oil

On Tuesday, Greenpeace International released a new report that accuses Mondelez International of obtaining palm oil from what they refer as ‘rainforest destroyers’. Most of the company’s popular products have palm oil as their ingredients such as Ritz crackers, Oreo cookies, and Cadbury chocolate bars. This report is published just one day after Mondelez said…

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3 Ways to Help a Loved One Who is a Drug Addict

Do you have someone you love who is addicted to drugs? Are you feeling completely lost and powerless on how to help them? Trying to help someone with a drug addiction can be extremely difficult. According to recent statistics, substance abuse affects about 23 million Americans per year directly. If you count the number of…

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How to Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Without Surgery

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common but unpleasant condition that causes a numb, tingling feeling in the hand and wrist area.  Carpal tunnel is most commonly caused by excess pressure in your wrist and median nerve, leading to swelling and that “pins and needles” feeling that anyone who suffers from carpal tunnel is all too…

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Why so Many are Developing Meat Allergy

Tick bites are to blame for the rising cases of allergies to meat from mammals and all their related products. There are some people who cannot take beef, pork, or drink milk without developing some allergic reactions such as high blood pressure or closing of the throat. Others experience skin reactions when they a wool…

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Avoiding Men Is the Secret to a Long and Healthy Life: Says 109-year-Old Woman

There are plenty of resources where one can learn the secrets of living a healthy and long life. Some people believe that speaking and interacting with centenarians is the best starting point. Most of centenarians talk about healthy diet and regular workouts although some believe it is in the family tree. Even one centenarian by…

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5 Areas Of Your Health To Concentrate On In 2019 And How To Implement Changes

With another year coming to an end it is time to start thinking about resolutions for 2019. These should be carefully planned as a lack of planning can set someone up for failure as they have not thought through their resolution. Taking the time to sit down and write out a plan for a resolution…

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