News & Commentary

Explore the science behind the medical profession and how it is presented in the news. From the spread of diseases, to the latest tests and research on new drugs. Our experts in the medical field interpret and desseminate recent research and news stories, helping you understand the information that is important to you. Connect with our writers and share your own opinion and perspective in the comments.

Surviving Summer’s Heat Waves

When winter comes, all we can think about is how nice it will feel when the weather is warm again. However, there is a major difference between warm weather and intense heat. In this article, we explain how to determine the difference and how you can combat intense heat this summer.

Fat & Healthy: Is it Possible?

Whether you are considered overweight or obese is determined by your BMI. This tool is not always completely accurate, but generally speaking, even individuals who may be considered overweight can still be healthy. Those considered obese, however, may need to be more careful.

The Return of TB, Malaria & Other Curable Diseases

After a home has been thoroughly cleaned it will only stay so for a little while. As the days, weeks, and months pass, the dust and dirt gradually reappear. Continual upkeep is essential to keeping your home clean. In the same way we need constant vigilance against a curable disease returning.