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Under Pressure: How The Bends Affects the Human Body

Scuba diving is a great way to explore the ocean’s depths and witness all the wonders the undeseas world has to offer. But it can be dangerous, too, and we aren’t talking about man-eating sharks and killer jellyfish. In fact, this treat doesn’t come from the ocean’s water; it comes from inside your own body. …

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brain, headache, migraine

FDA Approves Aimovig for Migraines, But Can They Really Be Prevented?

Migraines can be downright debilitating, and there is rarely anything you can do to eliminate them once they start. However, researchers have been working on developing a drug that reduces the frequency of migraines for regular sufferers. Now, their end-product has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Howard, 2018). Aimovig is now …

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CDC: Are Efforts to Control Super Bugs Working?

“Nightmare bacteria,” as they’re called, are the bacteria that cannot be treated with common antibiotics. Antibiotic-resistant bugs kill more than 23,000 Americans annually (Fox, 2018). But how did this all start? When did bacteria become so deadly and out of control? Furthermore, is there anything that can be done about it? The Rise of Super …

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