Saturday, July 21, 2018

Heading Outdoors? Watch Out for Ticks

As the weather warms up, people head outdoors and into the woods. Ticks, too, who live in the great outdoors, often lurk surprisingly close...

Could algae and light treat heart disease?

Heart attacks occur when oxygen is blocked from getting to crucial heart muscles — but that might be something that can be helped with...

This Is How Your Brain Becomes Addicted to Caffeine

Within 24 hours of quitting the drug, your withdrawal symptoms begin. Initially, they’re subtle: The first thing you notice is that you feel mentally...

What it’s like to live with autism?

By Robert J. Szczerba  The Cherokee tribe of Native Americans had a well-known proverb stating that you “shouldn’t judge a person before you have walked a...

What is your everyday super power?

Humankind has been captivated by heroic deeds, and the brave souls who carry out such life-saving tasks dominate both the epic poems of yesteryear...

How safe are amusement park rides?

Brittany reports on the importance of amusement park ride safety.  Experts tell us that accidents on these rides happen way too often.  More than...

How to Be There for a Friend when They Need You...

It's always easy to be a fair-weather friend - the kind of friend who is there for the good times and the laughs and...

Planning on camping this Memorial Day weekend? Here are a few...

You're very excited — your mom and dad promised to take you on a fun camping trip this year. Or maybe your scout group...

You Know You Should Use Sunscreen. But Are You Using the...

Emily speaks to pharmacist and Professor Dr. Abby Yancey, from St. Louis, MO, about the fact that all sunscreens are not the same.  We...

What does it mean to have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

In the 1997 film “As Good As It Gets,” Jack Nicholson portrays Melvin Udall, a middle-aged man with obsessive-compulsive disorder who avoids stepping on...

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