Studying For The MCAT? 4 Reasons You Owe It To Yourself To Hire A Private Tutor

If you're in the process of studying for the MCAT, don't go it alone. There are more benefits to having a study partner, especially one who's trained to help you succeed. You could choose a study team comprised of fellow students, which can be beneficial to a certain extent. However, at some point you'll need to get out from the study group, and focus on your own success. That's where a private MCAT tutor will come into play. [Read More]

Stem Cells 101

With the recent news that scientists have seemingly reversed paralysis in rats with stem cell therapy, most people, while intrigued, don't really know what stem cell therapy is. Here is a look at this amazing technology and its uses. What Are Stem Cells? The human body has dozens of different types of cells—over 200 hundred in fact. There's peripolar cells, which make up the kidneys. There's white blood cells, monocytes, which are part of the immune system, among other things. [Read More]

3 Reasons To Take Your Child To A Pediatrician Instead Of A General Practitioner

A pediatrician is almost always going to be the best option for treating a sick child, mostly because of the various ways in which the pediatrician is trained to deal with children and the associated illnesses and diseases that are specific to children. Listed below are just a few of the reasons to have your child see a pediatrician instead of a general practitioner: The Pediatrician's Office Will Put Your Child At Ease [Read More]

Two Alternative Pain Relief Options For Those That Can'T Use Common Medications

For one reason or another (e.g. allergies, ineffectiveness), some people can't use ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or similar common pain relieving medications. While this may make it more difficult to manage acute or chronic pain, there are a variety of substitute remedies available that may help. Here are two you may want to consider. Alternative Pain Relievers Although NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and acetaminophen are the most common types of pain relievers used, they're not the only drugs on the market that can alleviate pain. [Read More]