Mental Health Month

Mental Health Month

What is Mental Health Month? Mental Health vs. Mental Illness Stigma Around Mental Health Destigmatize Mental Health Treatments and Help Final Thoughts What is Mental Health Month? Mental Health America has associated May with mental health month since 1949. The point of this is to raise awareness about mental health in Americans and also raise […]

Earth Day 2022 With Soma Tech Intl

Earth Day 2022 With Soma Tech Intl

History Behind Celebrating Earth Day What does Earth Day mean? Current Environmental Issues The theme of Earth Day 2022 What Can You Do To Support Earth Day? How Does Soma Tech Intl implement environmental principles? Final Thought   One of the most perilous challenges that we are all facing is the well-being and sustainability of […]

Classifications of Viruses: Biological Risk Assessment

Classifications of Viruses: Biological Risk Assessment

What Is A Virus? The Evolution of Viruses How Small Are Viruses? Types Of Viruses What Are The Risk Assessment Steps? Viral Risk Assessment Classifications Final Thought   As the COVID-19 pandemic started to unravel, there was an extensive risk assessment was conducted by scientists that determined its rate of transmission and risk to public […]

Native American Inventions That Revolutionized Medicine

Native American Inventions That Revolutionized Medicine

Native American Inventions That Revolutionized Medicine Native American Influence In Medicine Modern-Day Syringes Development Of Pain Relievers Native Americans Invented Sunscreen The Earliest Baby Bottles Mouth Wash & Oral Hygiene Suppositories Final Thought It’s easy to go about our day-to-day lives without thinking about the role that public health and medicine play in keeping us […]

Terrifying Old Medical Equipment Throughout History

Terrifying Old Medical Equipment Throughout History

Introduction The Crushing Method Of Inversion Traction A Hole In The Skull By Trepanning Antique Syringes 19th—20th Century Old Medical Equipment Lithotome Caché Antique Medical Instrument for Amputation Tongue Écraseur Final Thought   Going to the doctor nowadays might seem daunting, but it’s nothing compared to what medicine was like centuries ago. Scary old medical […]

What Is Perfect Vision? Can You Have Better Than 20/20 Vision?

What Is Perfect Vision? Can You Have Better Than 20/20 Vision?

It is unquestionable how important and unique our eyes are. Equally as important is maintaining a healthy perfect vision. There are different grades of vision that everyone has ranging from 20/10, 20/20, 20/40, etc. The physical apparatus for gathering visual information-the eye—and the brain circuits that process this information are more complex than you may […]

The Drummer Boy: Spirit Of Freedom, Justice, And Equity In Bloomfield

The Drummer Boy: Spirit Of Freedom, Justice, And Equity In Bloomfield

While statues are coming down all around the state and others are being scrutinized, the town of Bloomfield, CT has gone the other direction and returned the Drummer Boy statue and its accompanying geese to his home on the town green. As we approach the 45th anniversary of the statue’s original dedication along with 4th […]

Skin Cancer: Understanding The Importance Of Prevention

Skin Cancer: Understanding The Importance Of Prevention

Skin cancer is amongst one of the most common types of cancers. Particularly during the summertime, as we all tend to bathe in the summer sun, there are more frequent cases of people pre-diagnosed with cancerous skin conditions attributed to harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. However, this common form of cancer can also occur in areas […]

Hepatitis C and Tattooing: Can You Get Hepatitis From Tattoos?

Hepatitis C and Tattooing: Can You Get Hepatitis From Tattoos?

Whether if it is for symbolic sentimentalities, self-expression, artistic freedom, or a visual display of a personal narrative, tattoos have always remained popular for a multitude of reasons. As the art form continues to move from the fringes into the mainstream, many have begun to wonder whether it poses any risk of infection from blood-borne diseases […]