Ionizing radiation has sufficient energy to cause chemical changes in human cells and damage them. Fortunately, our bodies are extremely efficient at repairing cell damage. The extent of the damage to the cells depends upon the amount and duration of the exposure, as well as the organs exposed.
Medicaid provides free or low-cost health coverage to millions of Americans including some low-income adults, families and children, pregnant women, older adults, and people with disabilities.
As people age, their mobility and physical strength diminish and many aspects of a home that were once functional become difficult. One solution is to remodel the space to accommodate these challenges.
For 95% of women who have had an abortion, feelings of relief outweigh any negative emotions. Studies show that women do not regret their decision to terminate a pregnancy—and studies show that these feelings are maintained three years later.
Según los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), la mortalidad materna se refiere a la muerte relacionada con el embarazo durante o después del embarazo, hasta un período de un año tras el parto. Esta puede incluir afecciones relacionadas con el embarazo, como hemorragias, hipertensión, enfermedad cardíaca y problemas de salud mental, como el suicidio.
56 million Americans have a disability, and the market size of this extended community is worth an estimated $1 trillion. However, few companies today are fully reaching out to the disability market.
Lupus is an unpredictable and misunderstood autoimmune disease that can affect the body’s joints and any organ, including the skin, kidneys, brain, heart and lungs. The disease causes the immune system to see the body’s healthy cells as foreign invaders and attacks them.
Arthritis includes more than 100 diseases and conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint, and other connective tissue. Each type of arthritis has a different set of unique signs and symptoms. However, nearly all types of arthritis are marked by joint pain, stiffness and swelling, along with loss of flexibility and range of motion.
Film and TV have a history of being less than exemplary when it comes to showcasing diverse characters—characters with disabilities are no exception. While people with disabilities are the largest minority in America, the disability community still lacks major representation on TV.
Opioid addiction has increased at alarming rates for both men and women in the United States. Opioids include both illicit drugs, such as heroin and street fentanyl, and prescription medications such as oxycodone, codeine and morphine.