Monthly Archives: March 2016

Could you be at risk for an overtraining injury?

             If you’re an athlete more isn’t always a good for your body. Overtraining is a common accurance in young athletes. When you overtrain you are more at risk for overuse injuries and/or a burnout. An overuse injury can cause damage to a bone, muscle, ligament, or tendon due to repetitive stress without allowing time for … Continue reading Could you be at risk for an overtraining injury?

Ebola, Not Just Social Media Hype

Ebola’s recent popularity and attention was brought on by the disease becoming more rapidly infectious in western Africa and contaminating Americans returning to the United States. The virus’ effects on the body and its course of infection are intriguing aspects of its nature. As well as the development and origins of the treatment produced by the … Continue reading Ebola, Not Just Social Media Hype

Ocean Pollution

Ocean pollution is a big problem that is affecting the entire world. There is a thought among some that because oceans are vast a deep that pollution won’t affect them. Many think pollution is just trash, but it’s chemicals too. There are different kinds of ocean pollution and some things you wouldn’t expect to be considered pollution. Sunscreen is a huge … Continue reading Ocean Pollution

Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease; Killing Herds of Deer

EHD is a virus that is transmitted to deer to deer by small biting flies. It is usually reported late summer or early fall. When the first frost comes the HD will die and come back when the weather gets warmer. Early stages of HD they may appear lethargic or unresponsive to humans. The longer … Continue reading Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease; Killing Herds of Deer

The Understanding of Medical Marijuana; Is it actually safe?

Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is a preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a profound or significant effect on mental processes. Cannabis history of medical use as a pain reliever is very long. A main ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol was discovered in the 1960s, and the process of cannabinoid ligands and receptors were discovered … Continue reading The Understanding of Medical Marijuana; Is it actually safe?

Recent Alzheimer’s Research

Worldwide, nearly 44 million people have Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. But, only one in four people with Alzheimer’s disease have been diagnosed. Organizations like the Alzheimer’s Association strive for a cure every day. They have had advances in brain imaging, boosting brain cell communicating, and have never been so hopeful in finding a cure. … Continue reading Recent Alzheimer’s Research

Separating The Truth of Conjoined Twins

Conjoined twins are sets of identical twins that are physically connected.  Conjoined twins begin as a single fertilized egg, usually this egg will develop into one baby, but sometimes this egg will divide in half, resulting in a set of identical twins.  The cause of conjoined twins is when the fertilized egg is dividing, but … Continue reading Separating The Truth of Conjoined Twins