Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the most common autoimmune diseases. It comes in multiple forms such as RA, early-onset RA, and elderly-onset RA. Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1.5 million Americans currently have RA and the vast majority of them are women. This debilitating condition is especially prevalent in members of the elderly population. In fact, a study published by Sage Journals indicated that RA is one of the leading autoimmune diseases for those above the age of 65.
As if you don’t have enough to worry about with a tumultuous economy and unprecedented political strife, a number of old-world illnesses are on the verge of a comeback. Today, we take a look at the numerous infections, diseases, and viruses that the medical community believe may make a comeback.
No one likes public toilets, especially in those situations when you’re using it after someone else and the seat is still warm. They’re often associated with unhygienic places, being dirty, smelly, and a breeding ground for diseases. Most people are glad when they see a hand dryer as they don’t have to touch one of those icky cloth towels you access via a rotary dispenser. But, what if you found out these hand dryers might not be as hygienic as you think?
California. British Columbia. Australia. 2018 has been a banner year for wildfires, and the season is far from over. The steady rise in temperatures across the globe has created super-fires that last longer and spread further than they ever have before. It’s scary stuff. Today, we explore the very real threat that wildfires pose to your health, your property, and your immediate surroundings.