The Deadly Coronavirus Rages On: Is the World Prepared for a Possible Pandemic?

Since 2002, there have been several serious outbreaks of contagious and deadly diseases the world over. In 2002 it was SARS, which started in Southern China; in 2009 it was H1N1 influenza, which began in Mexico; in 2014 it was Ebola, which spread across the world from West Africa, and now it is the Coronavirus …

New Technology and Its Implications: How Much of an Effect Do Wearables Have on Our Health?

There’s no denying the boom that has taken place in the wellness world when it comes to wearable devices. From Fitbits to heart-rate watches, it seems as though these devices came from nowhere and are now everyone; not just among fitness buffs, but everyone from moms to teenagers taking control of their health. However, while …

What We’re Doing to Our Bodies: 7 Tips and Tricks on How to Combat a Sedentary Lifestyle

There is no time like the present to get up and start moving to improve your health. You don’t need to wait until a Monday or the beginning of the month. Combatting a sedentary lifestyle starts easy enough, but sticking to a routine is the key.  Here are 5 tips and tricks to combat a …

What Are Microplastics and Why Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Plastics have become part of everyday living it seems. There are plastic water bottles, zip-top bags, the water cooler at work, resealable containers you take your lunch in, and so much more. We barely give these things a thought most days, but if you’ve ever considered the impact these materials are having on the environment …