Thursday Thoughts: What Constitutes Healthy Food?

Thursday Thoughts: What Constitutes Healthy Food?

What Constitutes Healthy Food I have heard over and over again that you can have any food in moderation. But what happens when what you have thought you knew all along, turns out to be incorrect? Trying to live longer and better has been at the forefront of marketing. Companies use health scare tactics to […]

Thursday Thoughts: Why We Sleep More In Winter

Thursday Thoughts: Why We Sleep More In Winter

Why Do We Sleep More In Winter? Have you found yourself sleeping for a longer period of time in the winter? Do you feel like you need to take more naps? This is not uncommon. Melatonin is the hormone produced by the body to start the beginning of the sleep process at night. This process […]

When do Babies Develop Fingerprints?

When do Babies Develop Fingerprints?

  When do Babies Develop Fingerprints? Fingerprints are commonly used to identify an individual. Each fingerprint develops in phases as a fetus grows in the womb. Each print forms a unique pattern of ridges, arches, whorls, and loops. Some recent research also suggests that fingerprints could provide information about future diseases an individual may be […]

Does Happiness Bring Good Health?

Does Happiness Bring Good Health?

Does Happiness Bring Good Health? Many scientific studies show a connection between phycological and physical well-being. In 2012 Kubzansky from the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health found more than 200 studies that have found a connection between positive psychological attributes, such as happiness, optimism, and life satisfaction, and a lowered risk of cardiovascular […]

Importance of A Flu Shot

Importance of A Flu Shot

With the passing of the seasons, so comes the onset of sickness, especially in colder months. Now is the perfect time to get a flu shot to protect yourself from influenza. The largest case of an outbreak of the flu was 1918-1919, where over 500 million people around the world were infected. The best ways […]