Donate Blood: You May Be Saving Your Own Life

Iron is essential for hundreds of biological functions including DNA synthesis, oxygen transport and the use of energy. About 6% of the human body is iron and 25% of it is stored as ferritin.1 Iron is used in every living thing. Plants, animals, bacteria and even cancer cells would not survive without iron. Plants use… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Anorexia Nervosa

Current research on pregnancy outcomes in women with anorexia nervosa has yielded conflicting results. While some studies report an increased risk of cesarean delivery, miscarriage, preterm birth, and small?for?gestational age birth in this population, others find no association. Many of the studies are limited by small sample sixe and do not account for severity of… Read More »

How long after exposure to flu

This period is referred to as the flu season. But once you get the virus, how long does it take to start feeling flu symptoms? This period of time is known as the incubation period. The incubation period of the flu is usually between one and four days. While the general incubation period for the… Read More »

How to diet book

Raise your hand if you’ve downloaded a diet book or three only to abandon it after 20 pages. Maybe you quit because you realized you’d never be able to give up carbs for that long, or because all the meal prep seemed like a total time suck. These are the best diet books out there… Read More »

U.S. and China are not in a new ‘Cold War,’ says a former diplomat

Despite escalating tensions between the U.S. and China, they are not in a new “Cold War,” a former Singapore senior diplomat Bilahari Kausikan said Wednesday. From trade and technology conflicts to the origins of the coronavirus pandemic and a new law in Hong Kong, the world’s two largest economies are currently embroiled in disagreements on several fronts. “I don’t think… Read More »