The A-B-C-D-E of Hepatitis

Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is a positivestrand RNA virus transmitted feco-orally through person-to-person contact. Poor sanitation, overcrowding, or food and water contamination often cause outbreaks. In children, hepatitis infection is usually without symptoms, but adults can have jaundice (yellowing of skin or whites of eyes), abdominal pain, and hyperbilirubinemia. If Read more…

A Happy Liver

Your liver is your largest internal organ and performs more than 500 functions. It cleans your blood, controls cholesterol levels and synthesizes proteins. The liver also serves as the body’s detoxification center – which makes it extremely important for overall health. The good news: there are plenty of things you Read more…

The Power of Smiling

According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, smiling is a facial expression that expresses amusement, pleasure, or approval. It is a form of communication expressed nonverbally and is usually received as positive when done with good intention. As human beings, we have a natural tendency to perceive others as happy, friendly, sad, or Read more…