Posts Categorized: Health Awareness

Death Tolls Spur Push for Flu Vaccine

Last year was one of the worst flu seasons in decades. According to the U.S. Surgeon General, some 80,000 people died during the 2017-2018 flu season. As a result, there’s been a significant effort to increase awareness and to get people to go get their flu vaccine as this year’s flu season begins. The Impact of 2017-2018…

Blame It on Your Nose

cold symptoms

As common as the cold is (After all, it’s referred to as the “common cold.”), it’s surprising how little we know about it. Maybe that’s why there’s no cure. However, researchers have recently revealed that the severity of the symptoms a person might experience due to a cold could be linked to the type of bacteria…

Sports Safety: Protecting Your Eyes

Sports Safety

Most people are very conscious about sports safety in this day and age, especially once the danger of concussions became more well known. People will generally make sure to wear helmets and padding when playing contact sports to help prevent injuries. Unfortunately, while everyone is rightfully worried about keeping their heads and limbs from being…

Neural Interactions Aid Observational Learning

Observational Learning

There are many ways that a person can learn. Many believe that learning by experience is the best way to learn. Observing other people’s experiences may actually be an even more effective way to learn. This type of learning is known as observational learning. Recently, researchers at MIT discovered the brain circuit that is responsible…

7 Facts About Sleep Positions

Most people know that a good night’s sleep is important to their mental and physical health; however, not everyone realizes the way you sleep can have a big impact on your overall health as well. Not to mention that the position you sleep in can say a lot about your personality! The following are seven…