Medicine

World Cancer Day, established by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) in 2000, is observed every year on February 4th. Over 10 million people die each year from cancer, more than HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined.1 This makes cancer a...

February 3rd is celebrated as National Women Physicians Day. This day marks the birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States in 1849. The day is celebrated in recognition of female...

January 12th is celebrated as National Pharmacist Day to recognize all the pharmacists across the nation. In addition to surgeons, nurses, and paramedics, this is another profession that contributes immensely to the health care industry. Historically, pharmacists only dispensed prescribed...

COVID-19 vaccines have now been approved for a few weeks, and nearly 2 million people in the United States have received their first dose of the vaccine.1 This is excellent news, but you may be wondering what the next step...

Homeopathic medicines have been around since the 1700s, and the premise behind them has not changed much in the past 300 years. The idea behind them is the premise of “like cures like”, meaning that the substance that causes a...