So, you may not actually be traveling to Grandmas’ house via a horse-drawn sleigh as the song relates however most people will be flying the friendly skies during this holiday season. While flying is the fastest and easiest mode of transportation, it does often get mixed reviews: Some people love it, others, not so much.…

Sexually transmitted diseases happen to other people. This thought may have crossed your mind the last time you had an unprotected sexual encounter, but the fact is sexually transmitted diseases do not discriminate–they have no regard for your gender, ethnicity, or socioeconomic standing. Herpes is the umbrella term that describes a group of viruses, one…

The 1960s is a decade that will go down in infamy as one that was steeped in sex, drugs and rock and roll. In 1965, Grace Slick (from the band Jefferson Airplane) wrote the song entitled “White Rabbit,” an anthem about hallucinatory drug use. The song was a spin-off of Lewis Carroll’s 1865 book, Alice’s…

Hallucination? Is it possible that an illegal drug capable of damaging the central nervous system, impairing the senses, ruining a person’s memory, judgment and coordination–not to mention one that could land the possessor in jail to face a pretty stiff sentence– can actually offer hope in the form of healing to those people who are…

Dr.Ranya Elguendy
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Ranya Elguendy

Ranya Elguendy, PharmD, BCOP. has been writing for Beliefnet since 2010 focusing on health. She is an Oncology Clinical Pharmacist who has worked, Volunteered and managed in different pharmacy fields.

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