How Fast is the Average Blink? The Average Duration for a Single Blink When you blink, your eyelids clear away dust particles and spread lubricating fluids across the eyeball. Every time you blink your eyelids sweep oils and mucous secretions across the surface to keep from drying out. You don’t really notice the momentary darkness […]
Signs You’re Not Drinking Enough Water While it is super important that we are drinking enough water during the day, it is vastly more important to drink enough water during the summertime. Water is one of the building blocks of life. Adult humans have composed of 50-65% water, and our blood is 90% water. Our […]
Summer Means Tick Checks! With an incoming of hot weather, means there are more bugs that are living outside. These includes pesky hornets, mosquitos and ticks! You may have already gotten ant or ladybug infestations in your home, or seen some spiders. Those spiders are usually harmless, but make certain to do your research in […]
Thursday Thoughts: Why is There a Measles Outbreak? Within the last few weeks the news has been reporting that there has been a recent measles outbreak all over the United States. This brings the question of why is this happening, and what can we do to prevent this from spreading? Continue reading for more information […]
Rare Disease Day – Bringing Awareness to Little Known Ailments Today is rare disease day. Did you know that rare diseases account for about 25 million cases of people in the United States? Chances are you know someone who has had one of these diseases because there is about 7,000 types of diseases that one […]
Thursday Thoughts: Having a Valentine Affects the Body Happy Valentine’s Day! Did you know that having a valentine affects the body? It is scientifically proven to have health benefits. Having a valentine, a partner, or experiencing any form of love has implications on the body. Continue reading more about the power of love!
Thursday Thoughts: How is Your Winter Going? Since it is January we are fully immersed in the winter season. Parts of the country are getting their usual snowfall, while some are having a bit of a more mild time. Click to read some tips about how to survive and thrive in the winter months.
Thursday Thoughts: What Is Section 179 and How Does It Help Me? Do you know what is Section 179? Section 179 is a special tax incentive for buying medical equipment. In 2017, Section 179 allowed medical companies to write about $500,000.00 off on their taxes. Section 179 has doubled to a million dollars. The total […]
Thursday Thoughts: What Are You Grateful For Today? Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful, or a readiness to show appreciation for, and return kindness. You can be grateful for many different successes, moments, or even items in your everyday life. It can be something big, like landing a job after a long string of […]
Why Do People Have Different Colored Eyes? Have you ever wondered why people have different colored eyes? There are so many variations of eye color on the color spectrum. For labeling purposes, people can have brown, blue, green, hazel, and grey eyes, but why is this a variation in phenotypes? Click more to reveal the […]