February Is Heart Disease Awareness Month, Are You Educated?

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month and, if you are unaware of the facts and statistics surrounding the disease, now is a good time to educate yourself. Every year, heart disease kills more people than all forms of cancer combined. That means if lung cancer, colon cancer, and all those … Continue reading

Questioning My Path Once Again

How many times have I found myself here, caught in the middle of an internal tug of war, weighing the pros and cons of abandoning everything I’ve been working toward for the last four years in favor of something that may or may not be just a pipe dream? As … Continue reading

Medical Monday – More Americans Want Alternative and Integrative Therapies

There was an article on the Washington Post’s website today about how more Americans are trying alternative/integrative medicine and how hospitals are trying to capitalize on that interest. According to the American Hospital Association and the Samueli Institute, 42 percent of 714 hospitals offered some form of complementary medicine in … Continue reading

Medical Monday – Mammograms, Mozart, and Marijuana

In trying to motivate myself to blog more, I’ve decided that it would be a good idea to do theme posts for each day of the week. Because alliteration is always fun, and because I want to get into health reporting after graduation, I’ve decided that my theme for Mondays … Continue reading