You thought getting major surgery was the hard part, but it turns out the recovery phase following major surgery may be the most difficult part. Your activity and mobility is limited, and you have to rest as much as possible. If this spells your recipe for boredom, you aren’t alone in your frustration. The Centers for Disease Control reports more than 51 million surgeries are performed in the US annually. Some patients choose to distract themselves with video games or television shows, but go-getters like you desire more productive activities.
Cells are the structural and functional units of all living organisms. Some organisms, such as bacteria, are unicellular, consisting of a single cell. Other organisms, such as humans, are multicellular, or have many cells, estimated at 100,000,000,000,000 cells! Continue reading
You may wonder if registering to donate your organs after you die will have any measurable effect on the lives of others. Maybe thinking about the fact that you and everyone around you is going to, well, die is so unnerving that filling out a form with instructions as to which of your internal organs you are willing to donate after that inevitable event just feels weird. Take a breath, and check out these seven reasons to consider becoming an organ donor. You might be surprised by how easy it is for someone to save or benefit someone’s life. Continue reading
They say knowledge is power, in health it is nessary! This is an amazing video animation of the Creation of Life, enjoy. Continue reading
Getting the news that you have cancer can be devastating, often filled with emotion, fear and uncertainty. While every individual handles it differently, the same decisions need to be made: what treatment is needed, where to go for the best care, financial coverage, and how to adjust to life after treatment. Continue reading
Social media has connected people from almost every corner of the world. The Internet has bridged boundaries, enabling people to communicate and increase their circle of influence on a social and professional level. Continue reading