What is celiac disease?

What do cereal, beer and soy sauce all have in common? While these items may seem to have nothing in common, taking a closer look reveals they all contain something called gluten. Gluten is a form of protein that certain grains use to store energy and maintain the food’s shape. Many common cereals, fries, beer,…
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Learn more about ALS

The ice bucket challenge swept the nation pre-TikTok, as you might’ve been challenged by a friend or relative who had participated. But how much do you know about ALS, the disease in which the fundraising phenomenon helped bring awareness to? According to the ALS Association, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease that affects…
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Pelvic Floor Disorders

What is a pelvic floor?Both men and women have a pelvic floor that contains tissues, muscles and nerves that support the bladder and other pelvic organs. In women, the pelvic floor includes muscles surrounding the uterus, vagina and rectum. Sometimes, women need treatment for their pelvic floor during pregnancy due to the changes to accommodate…
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What you need to know about lymphoma

What is lymphoma? Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system which includes the lymph nodes, thymus gland, bone marrow and spleen. There are many types of lymphoma, with the main types being Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 8,000 new cases of Hodgkin lymphoma are expected to…
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