Varicose Veins: What Causes It and How Can You Treat It?

Varicose veins are one of the most common conditions that can occur with age. It can be painful, unsightly and generally an unpleasant thing to live with. But what causes this condition? And is there a way you can treat it if you have it? Types of Varicose Veins There...

Genetic Source of Sickle Cell Discovered

A recent medical report shows the genetic disease known as sickle cell has been traced to a single person living 7,300 years ago. It seems they developed a mutation that would eventually lead to the disease. Before that time, evidence suggests the gene was not present...

Five Everyday Safety Aids Around the Home

Mobility and disability come with a variety of challenges outside of the home. But they can also provide problems inside the home. Everyday tasks that people without disability or mobility problems take for granted can be difficult at best or dangerous at worse....

How to Spring Clean Your Home

Spring cleaning perhaps takes us back to childhood. We may not have known what it meant then, but it usually involved one or both parents opening the windows, playing music and cleaning practically everything. Perhaps you carried on that tradition and feel it’s now...

New Study Finds Anti-Depressants Do Work

One of the most heated debates about the medical world outside of the medical world is the efficacy of anti-depressants. Certainly, some of the side effects are cause for concern, but ongoing misconceptions about mental health fuel misconceptions about the most common...