July 24, 2017

This Is How Vitamin D Affects Your Teeth

Did you know that there are many people who have perfect teeth with very little maintenance, while others keep having dental issues no matter how often they brush and floss? The answer may be more straightforward than you’d think.  Maintaining good oral hygiene isn’t the only thing that’ll keep your […]
July 14, 2017

Good News For Coffee Lovers

Coffee drinkers, rejoice!  Research published Tuesday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine found an association between coffee and good health. The results from the two studies suggest that the more coffee you drink, the lower your risk of dying from illnesses like heart disease. The benefits were the same […]
July 12, 2017

Six Benefits Of Power Nap For Body And Mind

The energy that comes with having a good night’s sleep is great. However, recent research shows that short power naps are great for both body and mind. Here are six good reasons to power nap: Clarity Of Thought: Research into sleep cycles suggests that a power nap is helpful for […]
July 3, 2017

Contraceptive, Maternal And Newborn Care Needs For Women In Developing Regions

These facts were obtained from a fact sheet by The GuttMacher Institute which presents estimates for 2017 of the contraceptive, maternal and newborn health care needs of women in developing regions, critical gaps in service coverage, and the costs and benefits of fully meeting these needs. ■ As of 2017, […]
July 1, 2017

Should I Eat My Child’s Placenta?

Eating your placenta, or afterbirth, is called placentophagy, and while it’s not a new idea, it’s been getting a lot of buzz lately.  Placenta, after sustaining life in the womb, is a waste product from childbirth, so it makes one wonder why people would choose to eat a raw human […]
June 30, 2017

The Latest Charcoal Detox Trend + Charcoal’s Other Medicinal Properties

Just when we thought we had heard the latest trend in foods, now we have edibles with charcoal in them. Yes, pitch-black foods (and beverages!) are sweeping the Internet, from hamburger buns and savory crackers to ice cream cones and ( if you shop at the popular furniture store) Ikea […]
June 30, 2017

There May Be No Limits To How Long Humans Can Live

In 2016 researchers said that there is a limit to the human lifespan, of about 115 years. Meanwhile, 5 teams of scientists have published rebuttals to the 2016 study, and other researchers continue to push the aging envelope with new technologies. THE CLAIM AND CRITICISMS In October 2016, molecular geneticist […]
June 29, 2017

The Public Health Implications Of Bottled Water Production

Bottled water risks include more than just draining your bank account. You see, those single-use bottles found in supermarkets, gas stations and gyms across the country are some  sort of “toxic rip-offs.” Why?  Because you’re paying way more for a product that contains harmful compounds.  Case in point: A recent […]