Medicine or Menace? There’s a lot of controversy around marijuana being a medicine in the news lately. Frankly I think if it helps why not use it. Well if you’re still not convinced, here are some facts about medical marijuana. Even though most Americans may frown on recreational pot smoking, in recent months California, Arizona, … Continue reading Medical Marijuana
Have you ever thought that you needed white teeth to take a picture, go to parties, or even go to the beach? Yeah, I even had those thoughts as well. You may want to think about how you want to get your teeth whitened. Instead of wanting to go to the dentist, just head to … Continue reading Toothpaste or Whitening Strips?
Within our bodies are specialized proteins called enzymes. These enzymes have the job of performing as catalysts in our everyday lives. A catalyst is something that speeds up a reaction. So in turn an enzyme speeds up bodily reactions, specifically ones of a chemical manner. The specialized proteins convert certain substrates, or reactants, into certain … Continue reading Enzymes: From the Body to Energy Sources
I doubt many teenagers care about recycling, but I think more of us should be aware of it, because it is going to affect our future and definitely generations ahead of us. Recycling had been around for a while now. It really isn’t a modern thing to practice. Many people prior to the industrial age … Continue reading Being Green is the New Thing
When I was doing the chapter 5 guided reading, I spent most of my time reading about stem cells. I wanted to know more about what they are able to do and the controversy in using embryonic stem cells. The main characteristics of stem cells, that you most likely know, are as follows: they can renew … Continue reading The Stem Cell Controversy
Strength training is defined as principle of progressive overload to force the body to adapt to producing or resetting heavier weight. Now when is the right age to start lifting weights, when will I start to see progress, could overdoing my muscles hurt me? All these questions are common among parents. When you are … Continue reading Strength training for young adults
Many people die from cancer each year. New technology has helped decrease the death rate. There are many types of cancer treatments available. The most common types of cancer treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Surgery is used when cancer is in one place and is unlikely to have spread to different places. It … Continue reading Common Cancer Treatments