STD Shock

It should be unsurprising that STDs are on the rise — again.  The CDC has reported that the U.S. has reached record numbers for the sixth year in a row. This report documented cases of the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in the U.S. hit an all-time high in 2019, the most recent…

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Coronavirus and the Curve

At this point, Coronavirus needs no introduction… and it isn’t going anywhere for a while. In fact, scientists warn we are at the very beginning of this pandemic. It is not only disrupting lives and introducing new verbiage and concepts like “social distancing” into our everyday vernacular, but Covid-19 is also proving itself to be…

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Coronavirus Truth

By now, you probably know about the new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, a city in China with 11 million people. For reference, there are 12 million people in the entire state of Pennsylvania. The virus is making itself known around the world. What you may not know is where it originated and what it…

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Multiple Sclerosis

What is MS? Multiple Sclerosis (or MS) is an autoimmune disease. That means the body’s immune system is attacking healthy tissues; In this case, the central nervous system. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society defines MS as an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain,…

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Ticks Carrying a New, Deadly Disease

It would seem that our mild winter is having some nasty side effects… Insect populations, including ticks, are expected to be at or above record levels this year. As annoying as that is, a new, tick-borne disease is making it even worse. Powassan has only had about 75 cases over the last decade, but experts…

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