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Respiratory Disease from China, Now A Pandemic

 February 21, 2020

Most people in the world are keeping an eye on COVID-19 that is now infecting a large number of people at a fast rate. Different news and articles are being published online and some of them cause panic among the masses. Preparing for this virus requires having true knowledge and learning facts about COVID-19. Spreading […]

The Gravest Pandemic Humanity Has Survived

 February 20, 2020

Contagious diseases have been a part of humanity ever since the rise of early civilizations. The growing population has influenced the propagation of these diseases. One thing that contributes to this is the lack of medical advancements, and let’s just say sanitation wasn’t as sophisticated as it is nowadays. As humanity evolves and comes up […]

5 Acts of Kindness a Cancer Patient Will Appreciate

 February 19, 2020

Making a cancer patient smile and feel happy with a random act of kindness could mean more to them than you think. If you have a friend or family member who is battling cancer — or maybe you’re a healthcare professional who works with cancer patients — here are five acts of kindness that can […]

The 411 on Macular Degeneration Prevention

 February 18, 2020

Macular degeneration is a vision-impairing problem that affects over 10 million Americans, making it more prevalent than glaucoma and cataracts combined, according to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation. Also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the disease is a common cause of blindness among people aged 50 and older. AMD causes the macula, a part […]

Pistachio: A Superfood for Cancer Prevention and More

 February 17, 2020

Did you know pistachios are a delicious source of good-for-you nutrients? These edible seeds — though still considered a nut for culinary purposes — contain anti-cancer properties and a multitude of heart and eye-health benefits. Nutritional Gains From Pistachios Pistachios are related to the cashew, mango, and peach family. They are high in fiber, with […]

A Healthy National Tortilla Chip Day

 February 16, 2020

Tortilla chips are crunchy, salty, and oh-so-delicious whether on their own or served with salsa, guacamole, queso, and other mouthwatering dips. The crowd-favorite snack has become so popular that February 24th is officially National Tortilla Chip Day in the United States. However, they are not the healthiest snack option, says nutrition experts. Tortilla Chips Nutrition […]

Is Himalayan Pink Salt Worth It?

 February 15, 2020

Found primarily in Pakistan, Himalayan pink salt is supposedly a healthier substitute for table salt and a “fancy” alternative to sea salt. The question is: should you make the switch? Background Miners gather Himalayan pink salt from the Salt Range mountains in the remote Punjab region of Pakistan, south of Islamabad. It is a variety […]

Diffuse with Precaution: Essential Oils and Pets

 February 14, 2020

Did you know that some essential oils are dangerous to animals? That’s right, what’s calming to your senses could be poisoning your dog or cat. To keep your four-legged pals healthy, let’s talk about which essential oils are safe for pets and which are toxic. First, what are essential oils? Essential oils are compounds extracted […]

Young, Wild, and Forgetful?

 February 13, 2020

Do you always find yourself in situations wherein you stop, enter a deep state of thought, and then scratch your head in confusion? “Wait, what did I do yesterday?” “Where did I leave my keys and wallet?” “What was I doing before reading this blog about forgetfulness?” When you are constantly forgetting your lunch, credit […]

7 Brain-Friendly Benefits of Writing with Pen and Paper

 February 12, 2020

Thanks to the advancement, convenience, and soaring popularity of smartphones, tablets, and computers, technology has become a crucial necessity in our daily lives. Today, it is almost impossible to accomplish tasks or communicate without the help of multi-purpose electronic devices. Emails and instant messaging have replaced snail mail, and Google has become the unofficial national […]