Category: Health Care & Medical

  • 5 of the Most Common VA Disability Claims

    Veterans of the military and associated services have to contend with a whole host of disabilities and injuries — and all of them require some level of disability compensation. In order to sift through such a huge number of disabilities, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs uses a certain formula to assign a specific […]

  • 6 Warning Signs of a Brain Tumor

    There are many types of brain tumours, and they come in different shapes and sizes. The good news is that not all of them are cancerous, and they can be benign. Some of the brain tumours start in the brain, but others begin in other parts of the body and then move to the brain, […]

  • 5 DHT Blocker Shampoo Ingredients That Stop Hair Loss

    While research still does not know why some people are more predisposed to baldness than others, science has identified the hormone DHT as the main culprit of androgenic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia affects both men and women. In men it is called male pattern hair baldness and in women it is called female pattern hair loss. […]

  • Who Should Take the HPV Vaccine

    The HPV vaccine protects against cervical cancer. This cancer is prevalent in women, but men play a part in passing the HPV virus to their female partners. Cervical cancer has a high death rate among women once the cancer appears in the cervix.  Most cervical cancers are caused by one type of HPV virus. However, […]

  • Why Everything You Know About CPR Is Wrong

    If you’re trained and certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), you can count yourself among a small minority of Americans who are prepared to take action in a cardiac emergency. Although fewer than 1 in 5 Americans has undergone CPR training, more than half of Americans claim to understand the fundamentals of the practice. As it […]

  • HuffPost Article on Saliva Testing: Accurate or Not?

    Dr. Saul Ruvalcaba, MD.  For those of TL;DR (Too Long; Didn’t Read) disposition allow me to save you some scrolling by offering a summary here. This post is in reference to the HuffPost piece entitled “Salivary Testing for Hormone Levels: Good Idea or Not?” and can be broken down into the following points.  1. This […]

  • What Is a Sleeve Gastrectomy and Could You Benefit from One?

    Anyone who has struggled with their weight knows just how much of a lifelong battle it can be. There are more than 93 million Americans fighting obesity and more than ever before are turning to sleeve gastrectomy surgery as their weight loss answer. Keep reading to learn more about sleeve gastrectomy and whether it could […]