What’s the Difference Between HIV and AIDS?

Cause and Effect The acronym HIV stands for “human immunodeficiency virus.” Viruses are small infectious organisms that reproduce by invading the cells of living plants and animals. HIV specifically attacks the CD4 cells (T-cells) in a human body’s immune system, which normally help fight off bodily infections. Unlike some other viruses, HIV can never be […]

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The Importance of Routine Dental Visits

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends patients see their dentists at least twice a year. Some people might find this excessive, but the logic and evidence behind the recommendation is sound. Regular dental visits are essential for maintaining optimal oral health and detecting any potential issues. A healthy mouth also provides many other total-body wellness […]

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Common Skin Conditions Associated with Diabetes

Beyond skin problems that stem from diabetic neuropathy, most people are unaware that as many as one-third of all diabetics develop a skin condition at some point in life. In fact, a number of skin conditions are not just byproducts but can be early warning signs of this disease as well, so it’s important to […]

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Vegetarian Cookout

Typical cookout menu getting you down? Try these vegetarian cookout ideas to transform your meal. Melissa shares.

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