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Why Do I Feel A Lump In My Throat?

Michelle Poe
Globus pharyngeus or globus sensation is the feeling of having a lump in your throat. Generally unrelated to an actual blockage, it is the persistent sensation that something is lodged there. The condition is usually benign and doesn’t interfere with swallowing or breathing, but it can cause (and be related to) stress and anxiety. Globus

Your Brain After a Hurricane

Michelle Poe
The widespread destruction and distress caused by natural disasters can result in extremely negative effects on mental health, both individually and collectively.  Whether the disaster is unpredictable (like an earthquake) or occurs with limited notice (like a hurricane) such events are shocking, frightening and dangerous. People who experience these incidents are subject to adverse economic,

Breast Implants: Possible Link to Cancer and Suicide

Michelle Poe
Breast augmentation is the most popular surgical cosmetic procedure, with three hundred thousand operations performed annually. As with any surgery, there are a multitude of risks, but when it comes to breast implants, the Food and Drug Administration outs a list of thirty potential complications – some of which are life threatening. These range from