What is a Go Bag? It is a supply kit for each individual for at least 72 hours of food, water, medication, and clothing. Each kit will be tailored to the needs of the situation, including medical conditions, weather conditions, and expected length of the emergency. Every member of the family needs a kit, including Continue Reading
“Comparison is the death of joy.” People have been shifting their concept of human beauty over the centuries, and with this, their view of an ideal weight. The change in perspective has not been subtle. Today, we desire teeth so white they sparkle and will employ lasers, daily strips, and overnight trays to accomplish it. Continue Reading
When flipping through a news article involving infectious disease, it’s likely you have some across the terms of incidence and prevalence. “There is an alarming rise in prevalence for Disease XYZ in recent years” the story might say to hone your interest. The article might warn you without any specific numbers, but both terms have Continue Reading
Podcast: Free Audio File If you prefer to listen to podcasts, feel free to play the audio version of this blog by clicking on the player above. Podcast: Weight, Weight, Don’t Go AwayLength: 7 min 35 secondsWritten and read by the author Weight, Weight, Don’t Go Away – A look into how disease impacts muscle Continue Reading
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kjerv-816c3a What are Free Radicals and Oxidants? How exactly do they cause harm? In this short, fun podcast we dive into the weeds using a metaphor to explain the mechanism of action for free radical and oxidant damage. We explain an underlying theory for the generation of cancer.
Why do we date? Well, simply because we do not wish to be alone. In fact, much of our daily behavior could be attributed to pursuing the company of others. And not just because we are a social species, every species wishes to be with another of its kind, whether that be for a reason, Continue Reading
So, you have decided to sit for the ACVPM board exams and have been accepted. Congratulations! What now? Well, with more than a few months to go, a short plan may develop: study hard in the beginning, study hard in the middle and then, wait for it, study hard at the end. Head to Ohio Continue Reading
Gosh, Gram it! Why is it that every time I take a class or read an article that involves bacteria, there is an insistence on explaining whether it is gram-negative or gram-positive? Who cares? After all, you culture bacteria, perform an antibiotic sensitivity test, then prescribe the correct antibiotic. Done and done. No gram-nonsense involved Continue Reading