Pandemics Throughout History

With the continued spread of the coronavirus, many people are wondering if this disease has officially been labeled a pandemic. This post will go over what a pandemic is and provide a brief history of pandemics throughout history. What Is A Pandemic? When discussing the spread of a disease, there are three potential scenarios: Outbreak... Read More

What Is COPD?

According to the American Lung Association, nearly 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder(COPD) and millions more are living with it undiagnosed. Despite a large number of patients who are being treated, many Americans still do not know what COPD is or how it is treated. This article will go over... Read More

What You Need To Know About Coronavirus

On January 31st, 2020, American Airlines and Delta Airlines announced that they were suspending all flights too and from China, where a new form of the coronavirus has resulted in widespread illness. Coronavirus Outbreak Kills Hundreds This new mutation of the coronavirus, named 2019-nCoV, is believed to have made the jump from animals to humans.... Read More

Vaping Injuries: What You Need To Know

The CDC has announced that vaping injuries can be found in all states except for one, Alaska. Twenty-one of those states have reported a vaping associated death. The question is, why are vaping injuries on the rise?  CDC Still Unsure What Is Causing Vaping Injuries  Vaping isn’t a new fad. In fact, the first patent... Read More

What Factors Can Impact Weight Gain?

Across the country, millions of Americans struggle with weight gain. In fact, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), 2 out of 3 Americans are considered to be overweight. Why Is Obesity A Problem? It is well known that obesity increases the risk that a patient will develop other... Read More
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