September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month September is blood cancer awareness month and the hope is that this blog post raises awareness for those who have or continue to suffer from different blood cancers. Over 1.2 million people have had or have blood cancer. Blood cancer may look different from other cancers in that there […]

Why are Diseases Like the Measles Popping Up?

Why are Diseases Like the Measles Popping Up?

Why are Diseases Like the Measles Popping Up? There has been the news breaking story for the last couple of weeks, that diseases that have a vaccination, are coming back and attacking people at record numbers not seen in decades. If you are wondering why this keeps happening, continue reading. 

Wednesday Wisdom: Pet Owners Live Longer Than Non-Pet Owners

Wednesday Wisdom: Pet Owners Live Longer Than Non-Pet Owners

Wednesday Wisdom: Pet Owners Live Longer Than Non-Pet Owners Today is Love Your Pet Day. Pet owners are encouraged to share their experience with owning and loving a pet, and the joy the pet brings to their life. We recently wrote a post about humans loving baby animals for being small and cute; much like […]

Wednesday Wisdom: There is No Process To Make Artificial Blood

Wednesday Wisdom: There is No Process To Make Artificial Blood

Wednesday Wisdom: There is No Process To Make Artificial Blood There are many different types of artificial replacements for the human body, including a hip or knee replacement, and chest, chin, calf, and buttocks implants. Did you know that there is no process to make artificial blood? Click to read more about why this is […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Astronauts Grow Taller in Space!

Wednesday Wisdom: Astronauts Grow Taller in Space!

Wednesday Wisdom: Astronauts Grow Taller in Space! While in orbit, astronauts can grow up to 3% taller during their time in microgravity. If someone is 6-feet-tall, they could grow as much as 2-inches! But what caused the height change? Gravity! Or Technically, lack of gravity. Spending extended time in a zero-gravity environment, like on the […]

Wednesday Wisdom: The History of the Stethoscope

Wednesday Wisdom: The History of the Stethoscope

Wednesday Wisdom: The History of the Stethoscope The history of the stethoscope is pretty fascinating, and contributes to how medical professionals diagnose patients. We all know that a stethoscope is a tool that medical professionals use to listen to your organs, blood flow, and the lungs. But do you know more about who invented it, and […]

Wednesday Wisdom: The Science of New Years Resolutions

Wednesday Wisdom: The Science of New Years Resolutions

Wednesday Wisdom: The Science of New Years Resolutions Every New Years Eve, brings the promise of a new year full of new opportunities and hope. Culturally, this has signified as a time to change things you don’t like about your current lifestyle. These changes are traditionally called New Years Resolutions. Click to read more about […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Rogaine Was Originally Used For High Blood Pressure

Wednesday Wisdom: Rogaine Was Originally Used For High Blood Pressure

Wednesday Wisdom: Rogaine Was Originally Used For High Blood Pressure Did you know that Rogaine was originally used to treat high blood pressure? Before any drug is released to sell into pharmacies it needs to be clinically tested, and approved for sale by the Food and Drug Administration. During testing, the side effects of Rogaine […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Some Tumors Have Hair and Teeth

Wednesday Wisdom: Some Tumors Have Hair and Teeth

Wednesday Wisdom: Some Tumors Have Hair and Teeth This sounds like something straight out of a science fiction movie or a fantasy book, but it happens in real life. Some people have tumors removed from their bodies that have hair and teeth. Have you ever heard of this happening before? Are you familiar with this […]

Wednesday Wisdom: The Jaw Can Exert Over 100 Pounds of Pressure

Wednesday Wisdom: The Jaw Can Exert Over 100 Pounds of Pressure

Wednesday Wisdom: The Jaw Can Exert Over 100 Pounds of Pressure Did you know that the jaw can exert over 100 pounds of pressure? Is this something you have heard before? Technically, the jaw has enough pressure to bite through our fingers when we’re eating, but our brain tells our mouths to stop before that […]