Typically, contact lenses help people see clearly, but leave it to Google to go “outside the box” with its own contacts, which have medical benefits that go way beyond mere vision. In fact, Google’s lenses don’t help you see at all. Rather, they monitor your blood sugar (AKA glucose) levels. If that doesn’t sound useful […]
Chances are you know a picky eater or two. Maybe you’re one yourself. But imagine if your pickiness was an actual medical condition that made the thought of eating almost any food as disgusting as eating dirt or bugs. That’s the world in which people suffering from an eating disorder know as Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake […]
Although most medical assistants work in doctors’ offices, there are plenty of opportunities to find MA jobs in locations outside the norm. For medical assistant job seekers struggling to locate openings, here are some “out of the box” places you might not think to look.
Think the worst that alcohol can do to you is give you a hangover? Tell that to 35-year-old Beverley Pickorer (pictured), whose decade-long alcohol addiction led to a range of medical problems — chiefly cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) — that have left her bed-ridden and looking literally twice her age. And don’t think that […]
Chances are good that your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, and short of a medical procedure, the most effective way to do that is to eat less and exercise more — but that’s easier said than done. However, there are some simple ways you can trick yourself into eating less food that don’t […]