Foodborne contaminants are a common form of preventable illness in the United States today. Annually, 48 millions Americans are sickened from a pathogen contained in something they ate. That is nearly 20%, or 1 out of every 6 citizens. There are 128,000 hospitalizations due to food-related pathogens each year. 3,000 persons in the U.S. die […]
Social media remains a staying power in connecting people with businesses. As businesses invest in their clients by sharing experiences and knowledge via social media, clients learn to trust and depend on businesses. One of the most recent venues to enter the social media sphere is medical professionals. The healthcare field is reaping the rewards […]
Heart Disease is the number one cause of death in America. Each day an average of 2,200 people die from heart disease, while 56% of adults have been told by a health care professional to improve their health to lower their risk. Unfortunately, the vast majority of Americans are just not motivated to do anything […]
The world slept differently on different times. From the ancient rock houses where cavemen lived, to beds made out of ebony during the great Pharaohs’ time to the present day use of ultra-comfortable and natural latex mattresses, man has never failed to satisfy his hunger for sweet dreams.
Many people are addicted to alcohol; however, the amount of people that actually receive treatment for alcoholism is not high. Oftentimes, an individual seeks alcohol treatment only after there are physical consequences. Learn the signs of alcohol abuse, addiction, withdrawal symptoms and how alcohol can negatively affect your life.
While a little dose of golden rays is good for you, most people take that to an extreme, and the impacts of long-term tanning can be more deadly than they realize. The following infographic looks into the causes and effects of the rising skin cancer rates, and it might make you think twice before skipping […]
When it comes to the health of your skin, your Zip code might be as influential as your genes. Daily Glow analyzed the 55 biggest cities in the U.S. – looking at dermatologist per capita, skin cancer rates, climate data, and more – to determine where your skin is likely to look its best and […]
An electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, is an electrical device that simulates the act of tobacco smoking by producing an inhaled mist bearing the physical sensation, apperance, and often the flavor and nicotine content of inhaled tobacco smoke; though without its odor, it is intended to omit the related health risks.
Many of the vaginal mesh products on the market today were approved based on their similarity to products that were taken off the market for safety reason.
Mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer, is contracted through asbestos exposure. While asbestos is no longer used to manufacture products in the US, it is still being imported and used. The Simmons Firm is dedicated to eradicating mesothelioma and we feel it is important for people to know the facts about asbestos and the risk […]