Smoking in the OR: The Health Issue Facing Surgeons


Smoking is never good to one’s health. But if you think smoking cigarettes or exposure to second hand cigarette smoke is the only hazardous thing a human being can be exposed to, think again. Today, medical practitioners from physicians to nurses and technicians are also exposed to surgical smoke. This is caused by the use […]

Why Ebola Kills More Women than Men


Most health industry professionals agree that too much panic has been spread about Ebola, and not enough useful information. In a nutshell: you’re in danger of getting Ebola only if you come into contact with the bodily fluids of someone with the disease. Now that we’ve cleared that up, here’s another interesting fact about Ebola: […]

How Stress Affects Your Heart


Stress is all around us, a normal part of our daily lives. There isn’t much we can do about external factors that bring about stress, but there is a lot we can do to manage stress levels in a healthy way. This is important because stress, while emotional and mental in most respects, can have […]

How to Stay Healthy While Exploring New Cities


The last thing you want on vacation is a terrible bout with seasickness or outright flu. Staying healthy on vacation takes conscious thought about your every move. New places offer exciting retreats, but also germs you aren’t accustomed to fighting. Infections quickly occur if you aren’t careful about hygiene and food intake. Some simple steps […]