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Confucius said, “Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.” The largest part of your brain is the cerebrum (Suh-Ree-Bruhm). The folds and bumps give it an-other-worldly look. It’s divided into two halves and they are connected by the corpus callosum (Kor-Pus-Kuh-Loh-Suhm). It has a big job—helping you to do what you want to do; it controls memory, speech, intelligence, emotions and personality. We all use both sides of our brain, but the left side is adept at logic, organization, math, grammar and vocabulary; and, the right side of your body.
What is Secondhand Smoke? Secondhand smoke consists of the plume of chemicals and burning agents that come off the tip of a lit cigarette, cigar or pipe, including the smoke that is released from the mouth of a smoker. It is hard to escape. If someone in your home only smoked in one room, the chemicals created can spread quickly from room to room and can hang around for almost five hours.
Some fad health and fitness items belong in the garbage, but here is one thing you might want to add into your routine: A foam roller. If you have one in the back of your closet, learn to use it.
When your hormones are out of wack it can lead to weight gain, fatigue and general ill health. What can we do about it?
Despite marijuana being criminalized in 1937, today most Americans look on the medical use of marijuana favorably. Find out why tide is turning against pot prohibition.
Election hype is nearing a fever pitch in the US, and there are still 8 months before the country chooses its new president. But the life sciences community is already bracing for the impact a new administration will have on research and development, regardless of which party wins the White House.
Recent claims of experimenter bias, fraud, manipulation, and poorly executed research have led the world of medical science to come under fire from several directions.
Do you have friends who bounce from fad diet to fad diet but rarely see results? Most of us do. Sometimes, it’s hard to blame them — especially when the media makes it difficult for us to separate the tried-and-true eating habits from the fly-by-night fads.
When winter comes, all we can think about is how nice it will feel when the weather is warm again. However, there is a major difference between warm weather and intense heat. In this article, we explain how to determine the difference and how you can combat intense heat this summer.
We can improve the health and well-being of aging individuals. Here are some thoughts on how to do this.