Tag: Protect Yourself

Protect Your Ears

Protect Your Ears

Would you stand next to a jackhammer drilling into concrete for two or three hours? Or would you stand next to a jet engine making the same noise it makes at take off? Well, if you like live music and go to festivals or clubs then perhaps you should answer yes! Music at festivals has [...]

November 12, 2012 More
What you Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

What you Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

Are you familiar with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and what that causes? Are you familiar with DNA repair mechanisms? Do you know what this has to do with ovarian cancer? Are you aware that ovarian cancer is the most common cause of gynecologic cancer death? The average lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer is reported [...]

November 12, 2012 More
How to Protect Yourself from West Nile Virus

How to Protect Yourself from West Nile Virus

The West Nile Virus (WNV) as the name suggests originated in Africa and was found around the Nile River. This virus is carried by birds however, you don’t generally get it from birds. It turns out that mosquitos bite infected birds and pick it up and then the mosquito passes it on to you by [...]

November 12, 2012 More