We know that experiencing a traumatic event can leave a person changed. But scientists have discovered that the stress changes in the brains of boys and girls are different. This
Most of us cringe at the idea of “death and dismemberment” when we’re filling out our insurance forms. It’s important to keep in mind, however, that there is an ocean
An extensive 2012 Tufts University study found that those with disabilities are more likely to have “poor oral hygiene, periodontal disease and untreated tooth decay than the general population.”
Being an adult with a developmental disability or the parent of an adult child with a developmental disability comes with some added concerns. Outside of health, social-assimilation and quality-of-life issues,
We all lead busy lives. The busier our life is, the more we find ourselves sacrificing one thing for another. Unfortunately, one of the first things to go is sleep. While
Being a teenager is hard for everyone at one time or another. The hormones fire away as the childlike innocence fades. Friends could turn on you or smother you depending on
Swimming entertains and invigorates people in droves. The swimming pools that litter complexes, subdivisions, neighborhoods, and communities should indicate as much. But aside from seeing swimming as a form of
Physical activity and exercise come with a multitude of health benefits, including reducing risk of heart disease, diabetes, some cancers, and improving your mood and mental health.
However, physical exercise has
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Those simple, but true words (spoken by Joseph Addison) underscore how important reading continues to be in everyone’s life. Typically,
We honor those who have died in military service for our country in monuments, memorials, parades and moments of silence. However, it’s also important to honor and support those who