Browsing Archive September, 2012

Your Real Risk for Hepatitis B

Your Real Risk for Hepatitis B

Chronic Hepatitis B affects approximately 350 million people globally. In the United States, an estimated 800,000 to 1.4 million persons have chronic Hepatitis B virus infection. The most effective way to prevent Hepatitis B infection is to get vaccinated.

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Choosing Hospice Care

Choosing Hospice Care

According to trends, about 2 million Americans receive hospice care every year. Hospice deals with the emotional, social and spiritual impact of the disease on the patient and the patient's family and friends. Choosing hospice care is a major decision and should not be taken lightly- get informed.

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iPhone 5

iPhone 5

Apple Inc's new iPhone 5 will surely be gobbled up for its bigger screen and 4G wireless technology, and of course, because it's an iPhone. But does the hype match the product this go around?

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Why Do We Kill Ourselves?

Why Do We Kill Ourselves?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports the highest suicide rate, 16.03 per 100,000, was found among black males aged 20–24 in 2011. Homicide and now sucide is a perfect storm for near extinction. All hands on deck people!

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Lies, Pride, and STI’s

Lies, Pride, and STI’s

The pleasure of sex is undeniable but it's always had unintended consequnces - pregnancy, infections, and heartache. Talk to your sexual partner about your risks for a sexually transmitted infection. Better to kill the mood now rather than kill you later. Be safe, talk, and get tested.

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