| Posted On Feb 28, 2018 | By:

My Medical Mission to Puerto Rico

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico with winds of up to 155 mph and torrential rain that caused severe flooding. The island was declared a “major disaster zone” by the White House with widespread damage to homes and businesses and devastation to the power grid. The destruction was unprecedented and there was an emergent need for a range of health services, hygiene promotion, and psychological support. Hearing the constant news about the damage was very disturbing to me because Puerto Rico is my homeland and many of my relatives still live there.

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| Posted On Feb 14, 2018 | By:

A Headache That’s a Pain in the Neck

If you sit at a desk all day working at a computer and start to notice frequent headaches, you may have what’s known as a cervicogenic headache. These headaches have nothing to do with eye strain but rather are caused by nerves and muscles of the neck and spine that have been aggravated by posture or perhaps an injury.

The source of a headache can sometimes be tricky to pinpoint given there are more than 150 unique kinds of headaches,

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| Posted On Feb 01, 2018 | By:

10 Ways to Feed Your Heart Some Love

In February, we celebrate the fascinating organ that pumps 2,000 gallons of blood for us each day – the heart. Unfortunately, too many of us take this amazing organ for granted, and heart disease remains the leading cause of death for men and women in the US. The good news is that heart disease for many people is preventable. One strategy for prevention is proper nutrition – feeding the body nutrients that promote health and life.

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