The modern age of medicine is improving lifestyles 3D, stem cells, robotics, biomedical engineering, and virtual reality may sound like future tech, but these advances are helping women lead healthier, more comfortable lives as we speak. New devices, screenings, and treatments have taken modern medicine to the next level of care. Chances are you’ve heard of 3D mammography, though not all insurance covers it. However, a better understanding of how this technology works and its
No symptoms, no pain, no warning. Over 3 million Americans have it, yet only half of those know it. Sometimes, the loss is so gradual that if left unchecked, the result can be total blindness within a few years time. It’s incurable, and yet treatable. And it’s the leading cause of adult blindness in the United States. With treatment, doctors can now stop its progression at best, and at the minimum, slow progression significantly. What is this frightening condition? Glaucoma.
In the English language, four letter words are those we consider profane or vulgar, and are usually words we use as slang or curse words. While “love” is in no way profane, it does contain four letters and is used so tritely, it often seems degraded. It is a word that has become so commonplace in our communication it has lost its significance. When we use the word, do we actually understand its meaning? We love our house, love our job, love our cat, love our daughter, love ou
Classic American Travel Destinations from Fresh Perspectives From the misty mountains of the Pacific Northwest to Boston’s legendary harbor and the open skies of Texas, there’s something about exploring America that makes you long for more. So why not kick off the New Year by rethinking some of our country’s most popular travel spots? Look beyond the obvious attractions and you just may be surprised at what you discover. Here are a few examples to get the ideas flowing. Niaga
It’s easy to forget what a luxury a hot bath or shower is until the water coming out of the tap seems to have been piped in from Antarctica. With temperatures outside rapidly dropping to match, there’s no better time than now to make sure your hot water situation is squared away. The average hot water heater has a lifespan of somewhere between 10 and 15 years, so if it’s getting up there, it’s probably time to replace it. But if you’re just not sure how old it is, there are a
10 Things You Should Know Before You Go Under the Knife Do you find yourself in the ultra-padded bra section of Victoria’s Secret silently lamenting the fact that your “secret” is you have tiny A-cups? Sure, you need to love yourself and your body just as you are, but guess what? Sometimes loving yourself means doing something about what torments you. And if you’re tired of having barely-there boobs, or childrearing took a devastating (and sadly, deflating) toll on your once