If You Have This Gene, Be Worried About Alzheimer’s

5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (the most common form of dementia) as of 2020, according to the CDC. “It’s important for those over 65 to be aware of the early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and consider a cognitive assessment every 5 years to be proactive,” says Melanie Keller, N.D. Here are … Read more

Secret Messages Your Body Is Trying to Tell You

Our bodies are incredible! From healing, to breathing to fighting off infections, our body can accomplish so much on its own to protect us, but it can also communicate with us and send off warning signs that something is wrong. dr Jacob Hascalovici, the Chief Medical Officer with clearing, a telehealth platform for chronic pain … Read more

How Inflammation Affects Your Health

The word “inflammation” might conjure up images of a swollen ankle after some missteps on a long hike. But inflammation has also emerged as a key factor in serious diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, obesity, diabetes, and a variety of infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS. We asked Akiko Iwasaki, PhD, professor of immunobiology … Read more

Disney rebrands rainbow merchandise as ‘Pride Collection’ for the first time

The Walt Disney Company is taking a major stance for the LGBTQ community with its latest retail release. (Photo: Arturo Holmes/Getty Images for Disney Dreamers Academy) The Walt Disney Company is rebranding its queer-centered merchandise as the Disney Pride Collection. The collection, previously referred to as the Rainbow collection, was first launched in 2018 but … Read more