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Okinawa, Japan, is a small village known for its remarkable number of people over the age of 100. Okinawans have a specific approach to life that may be the reason for their longevity. That approach is called Ikigai. This term, pronounced ee-key-guy, has no direct...

When you receive your blood work, you might feel overwhelmed by a confusing mix of letters and numbers. Or you may not know what the panel is testing at all! However, blood panels are vital indicators of your overall health and bodily functions. As such,...

When the winter wind howls and the mercury drops, some people don't just experience the typical chill - their fingers and toes put on a dramatic display of color changes from white to blue and then red. This peculiar and often painful condition is known...

The year 2023 was a landmark year in medicine, filled with exciting breakthroughs and important discussions. In this article, drawing upon insights from Medical News Today, we explore the biggest medical stories of the year. Specifically, from new vaccines and treatments to health debates, we’ll...

As the New Year rolls in, many of us participate in a worldwide tradition: setting New Year's resolutions. These resolutions often revolve around self-improvement, health, and personal goals. But why do we make these resolutions, and how can we stick to them? This article dives...

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on medical abbreviations – the shorthand language of health care professionals. Initially created for quick and efficient communication, these abbreviations have become a staple in the medical world. But for those not in the medical field, these cryptic symbols and...

The holiday season, meant to be a time of joy and celebration, can also be a period of stress and emotional struggle for many. Studies show that 64 percent of individuals living with a mental illness reported that their conditions worsened around the holidays. Factors...

With the crazy amount of health information and products, knowing what's best for our well-being is often hard. This is particularly true with magnesium, a mineral critical to our health. In this article, we dive into the mineral, exploring its vital bodily functions and learning...

Becoming a skilled and competent phlebotomist requires technical expertise and excellent patient interaction skills. Whether you are just starting or enhancing your skills, this article will provide helpful tips to help you become a better phlebotomist. Understanding the Role of a Phlebotomist Being a phlebotomist is a...