Genetic Testing! And What You Should Know?

Genetic testing requires analyzing your DNA, the chemical database that sends instructions for your body’s functions. Genetic testing may show changes (mutations) in your genes that can lead to illness or disease.

However testing can provide valuable information for preventing, diagnosing, and treating illness, there are limitations. For instance, if you are a healthy person, a positive result from genetic … Read More

The Risks And Benefits With The Health Insurance Marketplace

Healthcare is an expensive business in the US, for both the facilities and the patients. Many people struggle to pay their costs or find access to affordable health insurance policies. Then there is the added pressure of fees and penalties for those that are not covered. Some households may face a penalty of 2.5% of the gross household income (MAGI).… Read More

Symptoms That You May Have A Sexually Transmitted Infection

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Sexually Transmitted Infections ( STIs) are very common especially among youths under the age of 25, but also in many adults. Youths are at a higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases and infections as they tend to have unprotected sex from time to time.

Most youths assume their partners are safe and this is … Read More

5 Myths And Truths About STD Testing

Most people associate sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) with HIV/AIDS, gonorrhea, and syphilis. The truth is that there are more than 15 different types of sexually transmitted infections.

These include genital herpes, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), bacterial vaginosis, Chlamydia and viral hepatitis among others. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), there are approximately 19.7 million new STI cases ever … Read More