The world isn’t getting enough sleep. In the United States alone, around 50-70 million people are suffering from sleep disorders, be it insomnia, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy and breathing-related sleep disorders. Furthermore, a study published in the journal Sleep found that nearly one-third of Americans sleep fewer than six hours per night (1).
Doctors commonly prescribe medication for various ailments. However, a new study suggests that healthy food prescriptions could improve one’s health. They could also save more than $100 billion in healthcare costs. The CDC reports that 86% of annual healthcare costs in the U.S. are driven by chronic diseases (1). In
The opioid epidemic is a serious, growing crisis that continues to threaten global health. In fact, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 45 000 Americans died of opioid overdoses in 2017 (1). In addition, prescription opioids often become gateway drugs, leading individuals to
Antibiotics are drugs that are prescribed to patients to kill bacteria. Their use has saved countless lives. Unfortunately, in recent years their overuse in both animals and humans has become a growing area of concern. The overuse of antibiotics can result in the body becoming resistant to their effects. If