In the past week, Francis Collins, the former director of the National Institutes of Health, wrote in the Washington Post about his recent diagnosis of an aggressive form of prostate cancer.

Glaucoma is both preventable, with early treatment, and the leading cause of blindness in those over 60. Additionally, the incidence of glaucoma and its harms are greater in both our Black and Hispanic communities.

It is inevitable when “cutting for cure” that the scalpel violates the integrity of our skin barriers while at the same time unleashing the contents of cells and cut blood vessels to create a veritable 24-hour all-you-can-eat buffet for bacteria.

“The ongoing spread of High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza (HPAI) in different regions of the world, alongside the recent detections of cases in cattle, is raising concerns within the international community….

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The experience of a profound threat can impact us all. For most, it is a transient, although deeply disturbing, experience grounded in

By now, virtually everyone knows many people who have had COVID.

In 910, the Persian physician Al-Razi wrote that measles should be more dreaded than smallpox, an edict echoed in an old proverb: