Turducken
The Bird Stuffed Bird The turducken is a curious creation… a chicken inside of a duck inside of a turkey? Oh, and don’t forget to layer it with stuffing! Interestingly, I’ve never tried a turducken— but don’t worry— I plan to remedy that situation at this year’s Thanksgiving feast. The […]

The Story of Turducken


Pumpkin Pie
Pie Please Is anyone else getting excited for the holidays and all of the glorious pie-baking that comes with it? I love pumpkin pie— provided that it’s my dad’s version! Store-bought pumpkin pie has never done it for me. I’m not sure what bit of magic he sprinkles into the […]

Pumpkin Pie: How It Started


Spinach
Super Strength Spinach is a popular leafy green vegetable with many different health benefits. You’ve likely eaten it before! I myself like the throw a handful of it into my health smoothies. Spinach has always been a favorite of mine and part of that has to do with my childhood […]

The Great Spinach Mistake



blue light
What is blue light? If you have used a cell phone, computer, tablet, or television, then you have been taking in blue light. Blue light is one of the colors in the light spectrum; red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Obviously, you get the most light exposure from […]

Blue Light and Its Effect on the Eyes


EMDR therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, known as EMDR Therapy, is a form of psychotherapy that helps people process through the traumatic experiences that contribute to anxiety, PTSD, panic disorders, and depression. EMDR therapy was founded by Dr. Francine Shapiro. While taking a walk one day, she discovered that her […]

What is EMDR Therapy?


Common Cold
Common Cold Season As the autumn breeze rolls in, I usually find myself stuck with a cold or extreme allergies. Every season, I hope to finally break my cold streak, but somehow continue to find myself in the same situation− runny nose, stuffy head, and lingering cough that seem to […]

Preventing Common Colds this Fall



Food advertisements in child obesity
Food Advertisements for Unhealthy Foods Childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century. Food advertisements play a major role in influencing children to eat ‘fun’ foods that are usually dense in sugars and fats. We have all fallen for food advertisements from our […]

Increasing Child Obesity Through Food Advertisements


Medicare may provide coverage for Covid-19
Medicare Coverage Recently the Medicare & You 2022 handbook was released. Looking through it, you’ll notice some new coverages and listed updates, including a section that details coverage for Covid-19 as the ongoing health crisis continues. The coverages include vaccinations, testing, antibody testing, and monoclonal antibody treatment. Vaccines Medicare will […]

Medicare: Coverage for Covid-19


Acupuncture Benefits
Acupuncture History Acupuncture is a treatment that has grown in popularity, evolving into a widely utilized form of integrative medicine around the world. This practice originated in China in 2500 BC and was first used in the U.S. during the 1800s. During this time, many believed acupuncture to be a […]

The Benefits of Acupuncture



burning calories
Terrorsize During this time of year, it seems fitting to set a spooky mood by turning on a scary movie or two! And while you can sometimes feel lazy or guilty for missing your routine workouts to eat sweets and watch films, research has shown that watching horror movies can […]

Burning Calories While Getting Spooked