At Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colorado, Amylea Nunez, a 2-month-old old baby from Albuquerque, New Mexico, is making history. “She has a rare form of epilepsy,”Amylea’s mother, Nicole Nunez said. “They don’t know exactly the type.” And her doctors… [read]
Foria, a California company, has found a way to combine two of this today’s biggest issues -women’s rights and marijuana – into one tiny item: a suppository.
Oddly enough, the meeting of these issues has resulted in a treatment that’s… [read]
Zika History and Current Spread
The Zika virus was first identified in 1947 by scientists who were researching yellow fever in Uganda. They placed a caged rhesus macaque in the Zika forest. After it became sick with a fever, the… [read]
We’ve all met one. The person loudly proclaiming that gluten-sensitivity isn’t a real thing and that all those hipsters paying a ridiculous amount of money for their special gluten free products need to sit down, shut up, and have a… [read]
The CDC reports a frightening birth defect, gastroschisis, is on the rise both worldwide and in the United States. Its cause is unknown.
What is Gastroschisis?
Gastroschisis is birth defect that occurs when the muscles of the abdominal wall fail… [read]
A new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports Lyme-carrying ticks now inhabit 45% of the nation’s counties, up from the reported 30% in 1998. Confirmed cases of the disease have more than doubled since 1995.
Climate change… [read]
Whole Foods, affectionately (or not so affectionately) nicknamed “Whole Paycheck,” is opening a new chain of less expensive stores, 365 by Whole Foods Market. The company plans to open its first 3 stores in 2016; another 10 will follow in… [read]