Hugs are Good For You!

Apparently, (and we always knew this didn’t we!!) hugs are good for you. Scientific studies have shown that hugs help us. Four hugs are said to be necessary for our survival; eight are suggested as the amount needed for good maintenance, and twelve hugs are said to be the level required for growth.[1] Even another…

HD-DVD vs. Blu-Ray: The Great Optical Disc Battle

Long gone are the times when all we had were compact discs, first for music, then for data storage and movies. The DVDs came next, boasting of what seemed then as tons of data storage. But as they say, times quickly change, and so does the technology. Personal and commercial demands for data storage —…

Erasing Your Metabolism Fears

Go into the diet or weight loss area of ​​any bookstore and you are sure to run across various books on metabolism. Inevitably the topic of metabolism is packed with fear. Our fitness culture handles metabolism as if it's this fragile thing that can break and degrade if we so much as miss a workout…

Using Tea to Reduce Your Cholesterol

High cholesterol is a health concern for many Americans. High levels of LDL cholesterol are a leading contributor to heart disease. LDL cholesterol is what contributes to clogged arteries. Arteries become clogged and narrowed when LDL cholesterol circulating in the blood becomes oxidizes and hardens into plaque. The more LDL cholesterol you have circulating in…

A Brain Injury Is Like The Color Blue

Maybe I’m special. Not many people can say what I easily can. My life is split into two experiences of personality. I was one person up to the age of 44. Then a different person took over to inhabit my consciousness or what we refer to as ‘self.” Let me explain. Blue has always been…

Maintaining Your Heart Health

The ability to maintain your heart health is directly related to the overall well-being of mind, soul, and body. Here are some practical ways in which this can be achieved. 1. Reduce the intake of fat- Although a certain amount of fat is required as part of a well balanced diet, it is healthy to…

The Biology of Cancer – The Formation of a Tumor

In simple terms the cancer is the uncontrolled growth of few cells and the resulting mass of cells produced thereby is tumor. How a biological cell/cells acquire uncontrolled growth and become oncogenic, is a matter of vast research since last several years. The understanding of actual cause of a cell becoming oncogenic and producing a…