It’s easy for most of us to take for granted our reading skills and the ability to understand and gain information from printed material. We don’t often think about it, but these activities are integral to daily life.  

Antibiotics are among the most widely prescribed medications. In 2011, about 269 million prescriptions of oral antibiotics were issued in the United States. We are all aware of the potentially life-saving properties of antibiotics, when given appropriately to cure bacterial infections. Howev…

Recently, a study showed more than 40 million deaths in 200 countries indicated diet choices were more important than tobacco or hypertension for death and disability risk in 2017 in the world. The study linked poor diet quality to nearly 11 million deaths globally in 2017. That translated t…

More than 38 million Americans will experience the debilitating effects of migraine headaches this year. A staggering number by any standard, this statistic is all the more startling as it represents a nearly 36 percent increase in the incidence of migraines across the United States since 1999.