According to the Center for Disease Control, the Human Papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States, and it affects more than 20 million people each year. In fact, it is so common that at least 50% of the population who are sexually active experience it at some point…. Continue Reading »

There’s a saying that “health is the real wealth” and another that denotes “your happiness is a reflection of your health.” In today’s ever changing medical climate, bold hold true now more than ever. Here’s why healthy volunteers are vital for clinical studies. Taking care of one’s health is of supreme importance—both in life and,… Continue Reading »

When it comes to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), the key word to focus on is “benign.” In other words, it’s non-cancerous. So that’s very good news if you’re suspicious, or you’ve been told, you may suffer from BPH. Additionally, BPH does not cause cancer nor will it affect your ability to have children. Simply put,… Continue Reading »

The holidays are full of sparkle, glittering lights, and cocktail parties, which often mean donning a pair of high heels. But if you suffer from bunions, pumps and platforms can be your worst enemy. Maybe it’s time to skip being a fashion icon this year and save your feet from the “ho, ho, horrors” of… Continue Reading »

Pain from wisdom teeth can come and go. You may possibly feel discomfort one day and then the next you may not. So, while it may seem easy to just ignore the pain you may be experiencing from your wisdom teeth, don’t. It could be a sign that something is wrong. While it is true… Continue Reading »

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is muscle pain or stiffness that occurs approximately 24 hours after an intense, exercise-induced physical activity. Some medical and exercise professionals also refer to it as “muscle fever.” Some of the symptoms of DOMS include: Dull aching pain Tenderness Stiffness Inflammation Pain disappears approx. 7-10 days later Contrary to the… Continue Reading »

There’s both good news and bad news when it comes to relieving pain caused by bunions. The good news is that if your bunions aren’t too advanced, you may be able to alleviate some pain with the following methods. The bad news is that if none of these methods work, surgery may be your only… Continue Reading »

When your dentist tells you that it’s time to have your wisdom teeth removed, don’t panic! Wisdom teeth extraction is a pretty common procedure that many people go through every day. Still, it’s hard to know what to expect. Some people go through the whole event with no problems, while others experience difficulty and pain…. Continue Reading »

When it comes to birth control, there is no such thing as an easy, one-type-fits-all solution. There are many choices available and many factors to consider, including: Number of partners Overall physical health Intercourse frequency Side effects Both physical and usage comfort levels Desire to have children in the future While you take the time… Continue Reading »

What may be happening on the outside of your foot in the form of bunions, is really due to your bone structure on the inside of your foot—e.g. your first metatarsal and your big toe. And while all of this may be happening to your foot, all you know is that you are in pain…. Continue Reading »