UV Rays are reaching us all Whether you’re buying sunscreen or sunglasses, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of, “protects against UVA rays,” or perhaps, “protects against UVB rays.” You might have even heard, “protects against UVA/UVB rays.” So what’s the deal with these different types of UV rays? Just how many different kinds… Read More Just How Powerful are UV Rays?
The history of mental health awareness is quite dynamic. You probably know of an instance where someone with a mental illness did not receive proper treatment. More simply than that, you probably know someone who has experienced mental illness, even if they didn’t tell you outright. It’s more common than you think. Local Mental Health… Read More May is Mental Health Awareness Month
We know that people have differing opinions when it comes to sleep and how much you should be getting, but the American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed a set of guidelines brought about by a study from the AASM (American Academy of Sleep Medicine), which serve as a great starting point for those trying to… Read More Sleep Guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Autism Spectrum Disorder cases have risen significantly in recent years, and while early intervention is widely regarded as the best course of action for families, important questions still remain unanswered. The cause of Autism Spectrum Disorder remains a mystery, but methods to detect Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are becoming better. The earlier the diagnosis, the earlier intervention can… Read More Identifying Autism: The Latest Breakthrough
Food Revolution Day is here! Let’s celebrate by eating healthy and choosing nutritious, real foods. This is easier said than done when you have little ones. For every child that eats everything (including dirt) there is the one that only wants chicken nuggets. Here we have three tried and true recipes from our very own… Read More Food Revolution: Healthy Recipes for Picky Eaters!
Some of us experience dry skin during some seasons and not others. Some of us experience dry skin during the changing of the seasons. Finally, some of us just experience dry skin all the time! While we’d all like to avoid numerous trips to the doctor’s office, and we don’t want to start routine treatment for something… Read More Dry Skin? Timing is Critical!
Remember when we used to hear, “Quit sitting so close to the TV?” While we may have gotten better about putting some distance between our eyes and the television set, we’ve collectively started holding other screens right up to our noses, in a sense. Whether it’s computers, tablets, or smartphones, we spend a lot of… Read More Your Eyes in the Digital Age
Every wondered what kind of special science is needed for doctors to take a look at your bones? X-Rays are critical in modern healthcare, whether we’re injured in an accident, or just checking for cavities at the dentist. X-Rays love Calcium That’s right. Your bones have calcium in them, which is an element. Remember the… Read More How Do X-Rays Work?
Our personal items extend far beyond our toiletries these days. We’ve all been told at one time or another to NOT share our toothbrushes, hairbrushes, and even hats with others. The risk of spreading illnesses or catching illness is something we’d rather avoid, right? Personal Items in the Modern Age We may not realize it,… Read More Personal Items Affect Personal Hygiene
We’ve written in the past about sugar and the way that it’s become the new “filler” for food since fat started being removed from foods decades ago. In case you need a refresher, the short story is that fat was believed to be the culprit of foods being unhealthy a few generations ago. A collective… Read More Sugar Tax?