What Have Vaccines Done For Us?

What Have Vaccines Done For Us?

As the world awaits the imminent arrival of one — or several — types of vaccines for COVID-19 to be administered, many people may wonder how important vaccines actually are to safeguarding public health. In this feature, we answer that question by looking at what vaccines have done for us throughout history. THE ANCIENT PRACTICE […]

The Importance Of The Thyroid To The Human Body

The Importance Of The Thyroid To The Human Body

Most of us have heard about the thyroid gland, but we may not realize the vital role it plays in our bodies. Therefore, with the hopes of educating people about the thyroid, we would also like to help raise Thyroid Awareness throughout this month of January. Now, let us delve deeper into understanding the significance […]

How To Deal With Smoke Allergy

How To Deal With Smoke Allergy

ALLERGY TO SMOKE When smoke levels or other indoor or outdoor respiratory irritants are high, even healthy people can experience health problems due to smoke allergy symptoms. It’s important to understand how these irritants can affect your health, including who is most susceptible to allergic reactions. How do these effects interact with conditions like asthma […]

National Family Health History Day / Thanksgiving

National Family Health History Day / Thanksgiving

DID YOU KNOW THAT THANKSGIVING IS ALSO NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH HISTORY DAY? Thanksgiving Day is not only a time of gathering with friends and family to eat a sumptuous meal and count blessings. It’s also National Family Health History Day on November 26th. Family health history is a record of the diseases and health conditions […]

Nosing Down Memory Lane

Nosing Down Memory Lane

THE NOSE REMEMBERS Think of your childhood home. Personally, at 28 years old, it has been long since I last graced the narrow earthly-toned house surrounded by a floating garden I call home. Perhaps for some readers it’s been more than a couple decades. In any case, the solidity and depth of detail you are […]

Music Helps The Heart Find Its Beat

Music Helps The Heart Find Its Beat

MUSIC VS HEART RATE Whether you prefer Hector Berlioz’s symphonies or the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” one thing is certain: music and heart rates go hand in hand. You might not realize that music engages not only your auditory system, your brain responsible for movement, language, attention, memory, and emotion but your circulatory […]

What is The Hardest Substance in The Human Body?

What is The Hardest Substance in The Human Body?

  What is the hardest substance in the human body? The hardest substance in the body contains up to 96% of minerals. The rest is composed of water and other organic materials. The primary mineral in this substance is hydroxyapatite, which is crystalline calcium phosphate. Once fully formed this substance does not contain blood vessels […]

When Can Babies Drink Water?

When Can Babies Drink Water?

When can babies drink water? You likely already know that water is the healthiest drink for kids and adults when they’re thirsty but what about babies?  It turns out that babies actually don’t need water and generally should be at least six months or older before being given a few sips of water at a […]

Earth Day 2020 – 50th Anniversary

Earth Day 2020 – 50th Anniversary

People around the world recognize Earth Day on April 22nd. This year marks the 50th anniversary. Earth Day was created to promote awareness and appreciation for the environment. Today, 192 countries around the world observe April 22nd as Earth Day. It’s the largest secular holiday in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people […]

Happy Vernal Equinox! First Day of Spring!

Happy Vernal Equinox! First Day of Spring!

Happy Vernal Equinox! First Day of Spring! Today is March, 19th, which means that today is officially the first day of spring! While this winter was pretty mild, we are very excited for the spring season. We know that the majority of you are anxious or worried about corona virus, and we hope this article […]