Disobedience As a Psychological and Moral Problem

The most common notion of the day is “Obedience is a virtue and disobedience is a vice”. However, looking at history we see a clear trend that it was through disobedience that we were able to accomplish what we have accomplished so far as good. Nevertheless, through obedience we as humans only managed to create…

Blind No More

In the 19th century, Robert Ingersoll was a famed speaker and agnostic. He would give popular speeches on why he doubted the existence of God. Before one crowd he read a letter he recently received from an old friend. In the letter his friend went on to discuss getting married, becoming a father, and losing…

One Bad Decision Can Cost a Hospital Millions

Things can go wrong without the right team in place I recently read an article that was attempting to explain the cost overrun experienced by a hospital during the launch of their new EMR. The article was clear on what caused the overrun but failed to communicate why the decision was made that created the…

How to Safely Start Running for Weight Loss

Did you know that running is one of the best ways there is to reduce weight? There may be other, easier ways, but when it comes to effectiveness, there are very few other strategies that can compare to running. If you think that this is easily done, think again. Running requires a lot of self-discipline…

How to Test For Heart Failure

Each year, 5 million Americans will suffer from heart failure, a condition in which the heart can’t pump blood to other organs in the body. The root cause is not simply a matter of “blocked pipes” or genetics. Culprits behind this include narrowed arteries, scar tissue, high blood pressure, heart valve disease, cardiomyopathy (disease of…

Why is Optimal Brain Nutrition So Important?

Your Brain is a Voracious Eater At about 3 pounds, you would not expect your brain to need so much fuel – but it does. When you breathe in, 20% of that oxygen filling your lungs ever gets directed to the brain, and a significant amount of the nutrients you consume go to power your…

Analysis of the True Meaning of Magnolia

Warning: This article is an analysis of the movie Magnolia and contains many spoilers. Everyone who has watched the much-praised film “Magnolia” undoubtedly walked out of the theater with maybe a feeling of awe, but most likely an overwhelming confusion over its ending, especially the scene with the shower of frogs. A key aspect to…

Carcinoma – Curing the Malignant Skin Tumor

Carcinoma is a cancerous growth. Carcinoma is a skin cancer. Carcinoma occurs in the epithelial tissues. The cells layers are formed by this epithelium tissue. In other words, carcinoma affects those skin tissues that make up the protective inner sheet of all our vital internal organs. However, intensive researchers are on to find out the…

Common Problems of the Feet

Your feet are important. They are what gives you mobility and the ability to get you from point A to point B. Your feet are also vulnerable to injury and infection. When something isn’t right with your feet, you notice it. Even something as small as a blister can make walking and wearing shoes difficult.…

Types of Mental Health Services

In the last few years we have gained awareness of the various needs that individuals with mental health issues need in order to achieve overall well-being. Many times, we talk about the importance of medication, individual counseling, family counseling, and, socialization. Those are all of extreme importance when it comes to mental health but the…