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Healthiest Countries
Healthiest Countries in the World In 2017, the Bloomberg Global Health Index evaluated 169 countries on the overall health of their citizens. Factors that came into play were life expectancy, health risks (including tobacco use and high blood pressure), and cause of death. Unfortunately, the United States placed 34th, due […]

Healthiest Countries in the World

The Science Behind Sleepwalking                         Neurology estimates that about 3.6 percent of Americans are prone to nocturnal wandering, a.k.a. sleepwalking. This equates to over 8.4 million people that have had a sleepwalking episode in the past year. While this […]

The Science Behind Sleepwalking

The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation What Is Sleep Deprivation? Lack of sleep results in a reduction of emotional intelligence and critical thinking skills. There are two types of sleep deprivation: total and partial. Total deprivation causes your body to use more energy, which increases the metabolism and can cause weight […]

The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

Process Grief
Healthy Ways to Process Grief One of the most difficult things in life is coping with the loss of someone close to you. You may feel overwhelmed, shocked, angry, lost and even guilt after the passing of a loved one. Grief may make performing your daily activities much harder than […]

Healthy Ways to Process Grief

Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time Is Here! Get ready to turn your clocks forward! Daylight saving time will start at 2 a.m. on this Sunday, March 11th. What Is Daylight Saving Time? The federal government first enacted daylight saving time (DST) in 1918 during WWI. It was a measure first invented to conserve […]

Daylight Saving Time Is Here!

stages of grief
The 5 Stages of Grief Psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross coined the “5 stages of grief” in 1969. It is important to remember that we do not always experience the stages in a straight linear fashion. You may enter one stage, then jump to another, then back again to the first stage. […]

The 5 Stages of Grief

emotional intelligence
Emotional Intelligence The ability to understand and manage our emotions and the emotions of others is known as emotional intelligence. Furthermore, the idea is that this ability can greatly increase your chances of success in life. Science journalist Daniel Goleman popularized this concept in 1995, and it spread like wildfire. […]

Emotional Intelligence

Why Golf Is Good for You! While not typically considered a physically challenging sport, playing golf can be beneficial to both your mind and body. The game can stimulate you mentally, while getting you out of the house and walking around for several hours. How Golf Helps Your Heart Heart […]

Why Golf Is Good for You!

Does Tamiflu Really Work? As you may know, there is no cure for the flu. Your best shot at beating this virus and avoiding all those infamous symptoms is to get your flu shot. However, if you do catch the flu, your doctor may recommend taking a medication called Tamiflu. What […]

Does Tamiflu Really Work?

Trace Minerals – What Are They? To function properly, our bodies need several types of minerals. There are minerals you need in large doses, referred to as macrominerals, and there are trace minerals, which you need less of to carry out physiological processes. 8 Trace Minerals Zinc Iron Cobalt Copper […]

Trace Minerals: What Are They?