The HIV Cure: How Close Are We?

The first recorded instance of HIV occurred in 1959 in the Congo. Since then, there have been substantial strides in researching the disease and effective treatments have been put into use. Unfortunately, there is still no cure. It’s … Read more

Gaslighting: Examples and How to Deal with It

Over the years we’ve heard more and more stories of psychological manipulations. They can develop in various types of relationships and come in different forms, but the end effect is similar: deceiving the perception or behavior of others. … Read more

Diabetes + Fruit = (Un)healthy?

If you live with diabetes, you know how challenging it is to control your blood sugar level on a day-to-day basis. For many people, the task can seem daunting. On one hand, sugar consumption may need to be kept at a certain amount, which means some … Read more

CBD for Chronic Conditions: What We Know So Far

There’s been a substantial buzz around marijuana in recent years, both for its medical and recreational applications. One of the most talked-about treatments is the use of CBD. CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of the chemicals found in cannabis, … Read more

Polymyalgia Rheumatica: The Morning Muscle Pain

Muscle pain can be one of the unwanted side effects of a sedentary lifestyle. Being inactive with little or no physical activity can make our muscles eventually become stiff and sore, but what if the stiffness on your neck and shoulders is a … Read more

Exercise and Chronic Illness: A Short Guide

Everyone knows they should exercise. It’s not a secret that even small amounts of physical activity can make a big difference in our overall physical health, but for people living with chronic illnesses, exercise can be far more difficult. … Read more

Low-Grade Fever: A New Kind of Fever?

All men are created equal, but not all fevers. There are three types of fevers and one of them is called low-grade fever. You might wonder, what is a low-grade fever? Is this a new kind of fever? How serious is it? If it is just based on the name, … Read more

Autism Awareness Day: 6 Myths to Debunk

World Autism Awareness Day falls on April 2 every year. On this day, the world is encouraged to raise extra awareness about autism. In 2007, the United Nations designed this special day with one goal: to improve the quality of life of those with … Read more

How to Use an Inhaler: Tips, Care, and More

Many people assume using an inhaler is very simple and intuitive, but that’s not always the case. It’s entirely possible to use an inhaler improperly for years without realizing it. This reduces the amount of medication reaching the … Read more

Bipolar Disorder: Rapid Cycling or Not?

The world of mental health is a complicated one to navigate. Aside from the massive range of possible diagnoses, knowing how and when to seek help or provide support can be difficult. For many, the classification of rapid cycling can be confusing. … Read more

Assisted Living: How It Works and Who It’s For

Whether you have an aging relative, or a loved one with a chronic illness that makes daily life difficult, knowing more about assisted living can be useful. Successfully navigating the wide range of options available, as well as knowing when the … Read more