diabetes heat
This summer has seen unprecedented highs in temperature, and while everyone is feeling the effects of the heat, those with diabetes are especially at risk. For anyone who struggles with diabetes, it is important to be wary of the heat. Diabetes and extreme heat is a dangerous combination. Heat and […]

Avoid the Heat, Especially With Diabetes


The kissing bug carries disease-causing parasites that are incredibly harmful to the human body. Photo by Macro on Pexels.
There’s a New Bug in Town With a spectacularly hot and lively summer now in full swing, Americans are on high alert for pests. It seems like every other cable ad and news story is about a new insect repellant or surprise snake den. Author’s aside: did anyone else see […]

Southern United States’ ‘Kissing Bug’ Deadly to Humans


Alzheimer's and dementia
Alzheimer’s and Dementia: A Side-by-Side Look While Alzheimer’s and dementia are frequently confused for one another, they are not the same. Dementia is a broad term describing symptoms that impact a person’s memory, the performance of usual activities, and communication abilities. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. The […]

Comparing Alzheimer’s and Dementia



Another Health Risk Tags Johnson & Johnson Vaccine The FDA’s new warning pertaining to the Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine has caused concern throughout the health community. The new warning, issued by the United States Food and Drug Administration, says the shot has been linked to a disease called […]

Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine has caused concern


Icelandic study shows benefits of a shorter workweek
Could a shorter workweek be the future of industries across the world? A new study published in June of 2021 has proven to be an enormous success in demonstrating the benefits of a shortened four-day workweek. Following the results of the Icelandic study, many companies have started implementing the new […]

Study Proves Benefits of Shorter Workweek


If you are someone who writes often, or just someone who wants to improve their writing skills, follow these tips to improve your grammar!
In school, grammar was likely either your bread and butter or the bane of your existence. Regardless of how you feel about it, grammar is hard! With ever-changing communications and ideals of “proper” speech, it can be difficult to ensure that you are crafting quality, legible content. If you are […]

Tips to Improve Your Grammar



New research has revealed that many dinosaur populations were declining long before the last extinction event.  
Schoolchildren have been taught for generations that the dinosaurs were likely wiped out by an asteroid strike that hit present-day Mexico around 66 million years ago. The vision presented in schools is one of a thriving dinosaur population entirely wiped out almost overnight, as the asteroid barreled through the atmosphere […]

Dinosaur Populations Were Declining Before Asteroid Hit, Study Finds


hurricane
This past week has seen the start of hurricane season. With storms making their way towards the States, the need for preparation is more important than ever. You cannot stop a natural event from occurring, but you can make sure that you and your family are prepared for it. There […]

Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season


After extensive research over the last few months, experts have concluded symptoms of the COVID-19 delta variant are different than the original COVID-19 strain. The highly contagious delta variant is the latest major COVID-19 concern throughout the world due to its easily spreadable nature and the difficulty to diagnose it. […]

Symptoms of the COVID-19 Delta Variant



Core strength is the intrinsic foundation for safe and effective activity. Photo by Szabolcs Toth on Unsplash.
Starting from the bottom… When I got my first job out of college, I had a special opportunity to work with a personal trainer at my local fitness center.  Our sessions were an hour a week, and much like my actual college experience, came with lots and lots of homework.  […]

Why Is it So Important to Have a Strong Core?