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Medical Care on a Cruise: What to Know

A former cruise ship doctor explains what you can expect if you need medical care on the ocean.

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Venomous Snake Bites: More Than 90 Million People Worldwide Are at High Risk

People who live in remote areas are at increased risk of dying from snake bites due to poor access to anti-venom medications compared with people who live in more urban areas.

By Diane Domina

Drink Less, Live Longer?

A new study suggests light drinkers who consume one to three alcoholic drinks per week have a lower overall risk of dying young than people who abstain from drinking.

By Diane Domina

9 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Affecting the Medical Field

Robotic science has always been a basis for Hollywood entertainment, Sci-Fi novels and childhood fantasies. Artificial intelligence isn’t a new concept, and while the technology hasn’t advanced to Spielbergian expectations, AI is being used to transf...

By Amanda Page

Meet Your New Favorite Side Dish: RA-Friendly Sweet Potatoes

This sweet potato recipe incorporates many ingredients known to help alleviate inflammation in people with RA, such as ginger, turmeric, and parsley. Oh, and it’s delicious, so it’s a win-win.

By Emil DeAndreis

World Health Organization Releases Disease Classification

The new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), which identifies health trends and statistics worldwide and contains about 55,000 unique codes for injuries, diseases, and causes of death was released by the WHO.

By Diane Domina