Living and Coping with HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or HIV, is becoming more and more understood. This means not only is the general public becoming more informed about the disease, but medical scientists are becoming more informed about the structure of the disease and how …

Sleeping and Neck Pain

Many times when you’re in pain, you just want to go to sleep. But for a lot of people, sleep may be causing their pain – one common source of neck pain is poor sleeping posture. You probably don’t think of sleep …

Is Ocular Myasthenia Gravis Painful?

Myasthenia Gravis, or MG, is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes premature weakening or fatigue in muscles. This may be the result of a breakdown in communication between the nerves and the muscles. The location and severity of symptoms vary …

Dangers of Sunburn

You’ve undoubtedly heard about the many dangers of too much sun exposure, but you may not realize how dangerous sunburns themselves can be. When the skin takes on that lobster tint, it’s a sign that it’s been damaged down to …

Summer Traditions around the World

If you live in California or the south, you may have been enjoying popsicles by the pool since March; if you live in Massachusetts, you might still be holding on to your parka. Regardless, summer officially begins June 21st, the …