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
Athletes everywhere suffer from injuries; it happens to everyone. You can’t hide from an injury. As you may know there are numerous ways to be injured and many parts of your body to injure. To avoid injuries, there are many things you can do, but it doesn’t mean you will never get wounded. There are … Continue reading Why do Athletes get hurt?
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
Multiple personality disorder is a lack of connection in feelings, memories, identity, etc. Also known as Dissociative Identity Disorder. Many people experience a very mild dissociation, causing one to daydream or “get lost” in ones own thoughts. Going beyond the mild dissociation many people experience, this where people with multiple personalities tend … Continue reading Multiple Personality 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?
Each fall, hundreds of polar bear’s migrate past this chilly hamlet, waiting for Hudson Bay to freeze over so they can venture onto the sea ice to pounce on unsuspecting seals. Then in the summer, instead of disappearing into carpets of wildflowers that blanket the tundra. Polar bears were instead pawing through town dumps, wandering … Continue reading Polar bears
Salmon make a very dangerous run up streams during their migration to their spawning grounds. The salmon migration, also known as the salmon run, is a time period when salmon migrate from the ocean to northern rivers. Most salmon migrate during the months of September through November. The more mild months are more relaxing for … Continue reading Alaskan Salmon Run