Educate yourself with nutrition, health and fitness knowledge.

Category Archives: Environment

The Many Organisms Riding the Subway

The Many Organisms Riding the Subway

Numerous commuters take the subway to get to work and reach other destinations. In New York City alone, over 4.3 million people use this mode of transportation on a daily basis. Given all of this traffic, it shouldn’t come as ...

Read More »

Putting the CRE Superbug Under the Microscope

Putting the CRE Superbug Under the Microscope

In modern times, bacterial infections are usually more of an irritant than serious threats to human health. Thanks largely to the introduction of antibiotics, millions have people have been able to beat back the onslaught of harmful microbes. Some bacteria, ...

Read More »

Gauging the Risks Electromagnetic Radiation

Gauging the Risks Electromagnetic Radiation

While you may not be familiar with the term “electromagnetic radiation,” you can rest assured that you probably encounter it many times throughout the day ‒ this type of energy can be found in both your home and office, and ...

Read More »

Pesticides, Pregnancy and Autism Risk

Pesticides, Pregnancy and Autism Risk

There is certainly reason to believe that autism is becoming more common in the United States. In March 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 1 in 68 American children had an autism spectrum disorder. What ...

Read More »

More “-Est” Places on Earth

More “-Est” Places on Earth

To complement our recent “Highest/Lowest” list, we have compiled some more superlatives for your reading pleasure. The Hottest Place on Earth Last time, we discussed the center of the earth, which is very hot. With that in mind, we’re going to ...

Read More »

Highest and Lowest Places

Highest and Lowest Places

In order to better inform you, our reading public, about the many and varied places in our universal environment, we’re compiling lists of the most “-est” places that humanity is aware of. Some may be obvious, some might not be. ...

Read More »

Keeping Tabs on the Flu

Keeping Tabs on the Flu

While flu season is a fact of life, the severity of a given flu season can vary significantly. Consider that at the end of 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 849 flu cases from September 30th ...

Read More »

Studying the Spread of Disease

Studying the Spread of Disease

There are certain times of the year when bothersome diseases, such as colds and influenza, become especially commonplace and difficult to avoid. This fact explains why both “flu season” and “cold season” are well known terms. But how do infectious ...

Read More »

The Threat of Contaminated Water to Infant Health

The Threat of Contaminated Water to Infant Health

Mothers-to-be have plenty on their mind during their pregnancies. Among these concerns is proper nutrition, as both the mother and her child need a steady intake of healthy foods and beverages. By the same token, expecting mothers are cautioned to ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top