What Is a Kidney Stone?

What Is a Kidney Stone?

Whether or not you’ve had a kidney stone before, odds are that you’ve certainly heard of one or know someone who has had one. They aren’t any fun to deal with, and they’re very common in America. Do you know what they actually are, though? Read on to learn more from...
Why Is Mono Called the Kissing Disease?

Why Is Mono Called the Kissing Disease?

You’ve likely heard mono (medically known as mononucleosis) referred to as the “kissing disease” before, but do you know why that is? Mono is most commonly caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which is transmitted through bodily fluids, such as saliva. So, when you...