Monthly Archives: June 2018



social media
Why Too Much Social Media Is a Bad Thing Social media has been the dominant media platform for the last 10 years or so. With more than 77% of the US population, you would think that there is nothing wrong with logging onto twitter or Facebook every day. But recent […]

Why Too Much Social Media Is a Bad Thing


melanin
Melanin’s Effect on Skin Color and Pigment Chances are that if you’ve been outside at all this summer you either tanned or burned. Despite sunscreen or tanning lotion, you might wonder what causes certain people to burn, while others receive a nice tan. This change is based on your melanin levels […]

Melanin’s Effect on Skin Color and Pigment



Bezos-Buffett-Dimon Venture
Bezos-Buffett-Dimon Venture Announces CEO and Hints at Their Plan of Action We all have heard of the Bezos-Buffett-Dimon (BBD) health care super team, created to find a solution to healthcare. It seems that this is for real, with speculation of the group actually coming to fruition. Last Friday, the venture officially […]

Bezos-Buffett-Dimon Venture Announces CEO and Hints at Their Plan of ...


oscar health
Oscar Health Plans to Expand Despite Changes in Healthcare It looks like nothing is stopping Oscar Health from trying to expand its reach. Mario Schlosser, CEO and Co-Founder of Oscar Health, announced that Oscar will offer consumer-focused, technology-driven health insurance in nine states and 14 markets in 2019. Because this expansion […]

Oscar Health Plans to Expand Despite Changes in Healthcare


millennials
Millennials Are Not As Happy As Past Generations Recently, The Health Foundation, an independent UK charity, published early findings of a two-year study about the future health of young people. These studies have revealed an interesting find. One, in particular, is that most millennials may be less happy and healthy by […]

Millennials Are Not As Happy As Past Generations



aca
ACA Lawsuit Might Jeopardize Millions of Americans Access to Health Care Thursday, June 14, the Justice Department filed a brief, arguing that the Affordable Care Acts protection for preexisting conditions should be invalidated. This would leave those with preexisting conditions who originally would be accepted by any insurer left to fend for themselves. […]

ACA Lawsuit Might Jeopardize Millions of Americans Access to Health ...


risk of depression
Risk of Depression Can Increase Based on the Number of Pills You Take In our society, the risk of depression continues to rise in rapid numbers. The chances of you developing depression might also be increased if you take Prilosec or Zantac for acid reflux, a beta blocker for high blood pressure, […]

Risk of Depression Can Increase Based on the Number of ...


mental health
Mental Health Problems and How We Should Assess Them Mental health has gained a considerable amount of backing over these last few years, as mental health problems arise. As we discuss the problem, more are venturing to find a solution to subdue mental illness, which is taking over our nation. According to  […]

Mental Health Problems and How We Should Assess Them



therapy
The Pros and Cons of Therapy Approximately 40% of Americans have received counselling or some form of psychotherapy. Another 36% of Americans say they are open to counselling. Counselling is something that no one should feel ashamed of, as many people need it. It’s important to seek the right help. […]

The Pros and Cons of Therapy