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Normal Teenage Rebellion, or Danger Signs?

Normal Teenage Rebellion, or Danger Signs?

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

She turns 12 and a switch flips. What happened to your sweet little girl? You used to bake cookies together, and now she can’t seem to stand to be in the same room with you. Sound familiar? I don’t think that having a teenager is easy for anyone. There’s the general worry about how they […]

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Being a Responsible Party Host with Alcohol

Being a Responsible Party Host with Alcohol

| December 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The holiday season is perhaps the busiest time of the year for parties and gatherings, and often these gatherings feature festive alcoholic drinks. And while of course many people celebrate with alcohol, it’s important to remember that there are important safety guidelines to keep in mind anytime alcohol is involved at a party. Are you […]

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What to Do When an Intervention Fails

What to Do When an Intervention Fails

| December 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Interventions are a common tool used to help motivate loved ones to seek the help they need, be it for a substance addiction, compulsive eating, or some other form of addictive behavior. People most often choose to have one when they recognize that a loved one has a problem but is in denial—and therefore unwilling […]

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What You Need to Know About Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What You Need to Know About Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carpal tunnel syndrome is pain, numbness or other problems in your wrist or hand. It is caused by compression or pressure on the median nerve and tendons that run through the carpal tunnel from the forearm to the wrist (check out this diagram for more information). It is a painful condition that is luckily preventable. […]

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The Science of Smell

The Science of Smell

| July 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

As humans, we tend to rely most on our senses of vision and hearing. However, there’s something undeniably powerful about the sense of smell. Scent has a powerful, often subconscious effect on our mood, behavior, romance, and even our mental health. Why Is Scent So Powerful? All of the senses are processed in different lobes […]

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Splenda is Officially Bad for You – Your Guide To Natural Sweeteners

Splenda is Officially Bad for You – Your Guide To Natural Sweeteners

| June 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

New research suggested that Splenda (which, yes, is hidden inside that bottle of Diet Pepsi) may cause serious health problems, including cancer, Eat Clean reports. A study published in the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health found that mice who were fed sucralose (the main ingredient in Splenda) daily throughout their lives eventually developed leukemia […]

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Cosmetic Procedures That Actually Have Health Benefits

Cosmetic Procedures That Actually Have Health Benefits

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

With the many advances that have been made in modern medicine, there are cosmetic procedures for just about anything that we want to change about ourselves. Ultimately it’s important to nurture a strong appreciation for your own natural beauty, and the decision to undergo a plastic or cosmetic procedure is a completely personal one. When […]

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Incredible Virtual Reality Applications

Incredible Virtual Reality Applications

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Virtual reality has fascinated our society for ages.  The idea that we can slip on a set of glasses and suddenly appear in a different world is enchanting.  It’s no wonder that gaming companies use it to introduce new and exciting worlds through their games. They create an experience that is better than anything out […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Blueberries

The Many Health Benefits of Blueberries

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The term “superfood” may be loosely defined in the health world, but whatever the precise definition, blueberries are sure to be a shining example. They are low in calories and high in nutrients. They help to fight off cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. They have positive effects on your bones, blood pressure, digestion, and more. […]

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Using Eye Drops Correctly 8 Dos and Don’ts

Using Eye Drops Correctly 8 Dos and Don’ts

| November 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

If they’re relied on to care for dryness, allergies, infections, or glaucoma, eye drops are one of the best basic medications seen in a lot of medicine cabinets. Yet how do you determine if you’re utilizing them correctly? Even over the counter drops can pose a danger if they’re used i ncorrectly or overused. Whenever […]

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