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How to Avoid Spyware and Viruses Online

Viruses, spyware and other kinds of unwanted software (collectively referred to as Malware) have not made the news headlines in the past few years, with the possible exception of the "Conflicker" worm earlier this year. Part of this is because they are no longer "new", a key element to being...

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What Is a Yeast Infection?

A yeast infection is a condition that is brought about by a group of microscopic fungi called Candida. Other names for yeast infection are candidiasis and thrush. While most people think of yeast infections as a woman’s issue, yeast infections can actually occur in many other parts of the body...

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Natural Methods to Get Clear Skin

Harsh chemicals may not be everyone’s first method of choice for obtaining clear skin. Some people do not want to subject their bodies to the many unnatural and sometimes questionable clear skin treatments. Controversial research even suggests the possibility that some of the acne treatments may...

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11 Ways to Keep Your Skin Healthy

Keeping your skin health normally comes down to two basic things: keeping it clean and keeping it nourished. You keep it clean to protect it from diseases and destruction. You nourish your skin to keep it vibrant and colorful. Most of the actions you can take to keep your skin healthy are...

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Los Angeles Squirrel Tests Positive for Plague

A Los Angeles area squirrel tests positive for plague.  The Los Angeles County Public Health Director Jonathan Fielding has reported that the Los Alamos Campground within the Angeles National Forest has been shut down after a captured squirrel tested postitive for the plague.  The campground...

25 Most Strange and Bizarre Facts About Human Bodies

25 Most Strange and Bizarre Facts About Human Bodies

The human body, though absolutely fascinating, does some pretty crazy stuff. Made of rather (absolutely) bizarre compounds, complete with weird behaviors, and often destined to do completely gross things, “People,” as Jim Morrison said, “are strange.” Some are more strange than others. But since...

Meningits Outbreak Linked to Contaminated NECC Steroid Injections Extends to 14 States With Lawsuits to Follow

Meningits Outbreak Linked to Contaminated NECC Steroid Injections Extends to 14 States With Lawsuits to Follow

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that over the 170 meningitis infections reported within at least 14 states have been linked by contaminated steroid injections from the New England Compounding Center (NECC.) The first of what could potentially be many lawsuits...

15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

The world is out to get you. That's how I ended up feeling after compiling this list of horrifying, permanently scarring, eternally terrifying rare diseases. Genetic, infectious, parasitic and everything in-between, these 15 diseases scar their victims for life and scar us mentally having looked...

Today's Healthcare System

Today's Healthcare System

With the vast improvements made in the healthcare industry over the past decades, many changes have been made in terms of staying healthy and even life expectancy rates.

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World Health Organization Identifies Gonorrhea Superbug

The World Health Organization has identified a gonorrhea superbug. The sexually transmittable disease has sexual health experts in the United Kingom, Africa, and Asia concerned that without innovative treatments, gonorrhea could potentially become antibiotic resistant. A WHO conference scheduled...