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…

I feel good!

Wellness is the state of being healthy and free from disease. It is determined by a person’s lifestyle and choices leading to a healthy or unhealthy being. There are seven levels of wellness that integrate to form a whole person. One level of wellness is physical wellness, intentionally prioritizing one’s Read more…