Latest by Allison Tsai

Do You Make These Food Safety Mistakes?

Know the rules to follow to avoid food poisoning for you and your family.

5 Strange Sleep Disorders

Although exploding head syndrome sounds terrifying, it is relatively harmless. This disorder is considered to be a parasomnia, and is characterized by the perception of loud noises, such as door slams, fireworks or gunshots, right as the person is tr...

6 Epilepsy Myths

It’s impossible to catch epilepsy from another person.

Do You Know How Hepatitis C is Spread?

What is the primary way hepatitis C (HCV) is transmitted?

How Much Do You Know About Hepatitis C?

Hepatitis C is spread through contact with infected blood.

6 Ways Lifestyle Affects Health

Taking the time to get a $30 flu shot, could prevent serious influenza and hospital stays, particularly in young adults. An analysis of Duke University Hospital during this year’s flu season found that the majority of severe flu cases were unvaccinat...

6 Facts About Hepatitis C Symptoms

Approximately 70 percent to 80 percent of people with acute hepatitis C have no symptoms. Some people, however, can have mild symptoms soon after becoming infected.

Weird Facts About Nightmares

Research published in the journal Sleep has found that fear is not the prominent emotion in nightmares. Rather, researchers found that it’s more often feelings of sadness, confusion and guilt. They said these are the nightmares more likely to stick w...

8 Things to Know About Hepatitis C

It is caused by the hepatitis C virus, and is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person. It can range in severity from mild – lasting a few weeks – to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the liver.

6 Things to Know About Allergies

According to researchers from the Imperial College London, any person with a food allergy has a 1.81 in a million chance of dying from anaphylaxis during one year, while the risk of being murdered in that same time is 11 in a million. That should hel...