Fertilization is the epic story of a single sperm facing incredible odds To unite with an egg and form a new human life it is the story of all of us During sexual intercourse about 300 million sperm enter the vagina Soon afterward millions of them will either flow out… Continue Reading Fertilization

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue, similar to the lining in your uterus, grows in other areas of your body. If you are a woman, your reproductive system includes the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. During a normal menstrual cycle, you’re ovaries make chemicals called hormones, which signal the… Continue Reading Endometriosis

Addiction is a neurological disorder that affects the reward system in the brain. In a healthy person, the reward system reinforces important behaviors that are essential for survival such as eating, drinking, sex, and social interaction. For example, the reward system ensures that you reach for food when you are… Continue Reading Mechanism of Drug Addiction in the Brain, Animation.

I’m Kristen Stakelin. I am the medical director of the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center. I’m Dr. John Fowlkes, and I’m the director of the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center. Well, I think some national recognition is always a nice thing to have because simply, it suggests that somebody else outside yourself… Continue Reading Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center recognized by U.S. News and World Report

The last thing that I remember is I heard someone say O.R. and then everything went black again. My mom had to ask me do you want to see your baby, and I just had no memory of anything. It hurts a lot because sometimes the girls… They ask when… Continue Reading Deadly deliveries: Women share their near-death pregnancy experiences

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT HAS RELEASED THEIR TOP HOSPITAL RANKINGS FOR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE AND THREE LOCAL HOSPITALS SCORED VERY HIGH. THE REPORT RANKED 140 HOSPITALS ACROSS THE STATE HOLSTON VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER RANKED NUMBER 8 ON THE LIST. JOHNSON CITY MEDICAL CENTER AND BRISTOL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER… Continue Reading Local hospitals make the list best regionally in US News report

(heavy breathing) (crying) – My name’s Kelsey and most of you know me as the loud mouth, no filtered, boss ass bitch producer from Buzzfeed, which I am, but something that very few people know about me is that I suffer from a neuropathic, chronic pain condition know as Trigeminal… Continue Reading I Tried Medical Marijuana For My Chronic Pain