Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD) is a disorder that makes it hard for people to concentrate and focus on doing daily tasks like school work and other tasks during the day. ADHD is also caused people to not be able to sit still for long periods of time like sitting in class for 7 hours a … Continue reading ADHD: You Might Have It and Not Know It
Climate change can affect agriculture in a number of ways, including through changes in average temperatures, rainfall, and climate extremes like heat waves. If crops and animal life wouldn’t have enough rainfall, they wouldn’t be able to survive and the owners wont be making money. There are changes in pests and diseases. Also there can be changes in … Continue reading Climate Change in Agriculture
I have always kind of thought about this topic. The reason for that is the fact that Alzheimer’s runs in my family. My grandma’s mother was affected by this disease which eventually lead to her death. This disease made her forgetful and did not even know my dad’s name at some points. Of course she … Continue reading Alzheimer’s- Your Brain Is Shrinking!!!
The recommended amount of sleep teenagers are supposed to have each and every night, is 8-10 hours. But is that really how much teens are really getting? A study by the CDC has shown that about 69% of teens get less than 8 hours of sleep on a 24 hour basis. This is because of … Continue reading Teen Sleep: The Dangers of Not Getting Enough Sleep
One in every ten babies is premature, but what are premature babies? A premature baby is a baby who is not in the mother full term, meaning it was born before the 37th week of pregnancy. A preemie baby’s vital organs have not had the necessary final weeks in the womb to develop fully and … Continue reading Brain Mapping Premature Babies
Tourette’s Syndrome (TS) causes people to make sounds or movements that they have no control over. These movements are called Tics. For example, a person with Tourette’s may blink constantly, or say something they didn’t try to say. Other ticks are shoulder shrugging, coughing, sniffing, swearing, and clearing your throat. Tourette’s can also cause problems … Continue reading Tourette’s Syndrome
Depression is defined as “an uncomfortable mental state that may be characterized by such adjectives as blue, dejected, or discouraged”. Anxiety is defined as “a state of emotional and physical disturbance induced in a person by a real or imagined threat”. They are often said to be linked together, and I agree. When I was … Continue reading The Link Between Anxiety and Depression
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that could develop after someone experiences a traumatic event. PTSD can develop following an event that could threaten your safety, or that may look like it could threaten your safety. Most people associate PTSD with rape and battle-scarred soldiers—and military combat is the most common cause … Continue reading Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
The debate between wild vs. Farmed salmon has been conversed about for many years. there’s no one who is really on one side of this topic. Many say that wild salmon is dangerous because we don’t know what river it was found in. But critics think that the farmed salmon is filled with more chemicals. … Continue reading Where does the salmon you eat come from?
The three-spined stickleback fish is a well known fish to Alaskans it has two pointy spikes on its back and it is a yellowish brown color. It is located in the Pacific Ocean and some salt water lakes near Alaska. The first recorded spotting of the stickleback was in 1964. The rates of fish being … Continue reading Climate change forces Alaskan fish to change breeding behavior?