Tag: health matters

  • Sleep Apnea on Health Matters

    Do you wake up in the morning tired and unrested? If so, sleep apnea may be to blame. Though conventionally thought of as a condition that only affects older, overweight men, sleep apnea can affect anyone of any age, weight, or gender. Insufficient sleep due to sleep apnea can affect not just your day to […]

  • Silicone Breast Implants and the Politics of Risk

    Silicone, not to be confused with Silicon, a chemical element that exists in nature, was first polymerized in the late 19th century. Not much was done with it until the 1930s when a chemist at Dow Corning refined it for use as a lubricant in submarines and planes. The first known medical use of silicone […]