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Peanut Allergies Now Affecting More US Adults Than Children

The most recent findings from the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology show that 20% of the adults who have peanut allergies and live in the United States developed their hypersensitivity to legumes after turning 18. To give a sense of the scale of this study, that percentage equates to more than 800,000 adults; sobering […]

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Who Is Next In Line for The COVID-19 Vaccine?

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout is still in progress, with many individuals getting their first doses every day. What’s difficult for many to understand, though, is how these vaccines will be rolled out. With much of the United States still dealing with rising numbers and many individuals hoping to return to something resembling normalcy, the lack […]

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Feeling ‘Zoom Fatigue’? Learn Ways to Stay Social That Don’t Use Video Chat

Communication is a multifaceted process, but the pandemic has removed the critical connection of physical touch from our process. To keep our connections strong, we need to do more than just video. There’s a falseness inherent to seeing ourselves on screen. If you’re tired of doing video, or want a deeper connection, consider the ideas […]

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What Experts Think About Schools Reopening

The quarantine period has everyone stuck at home all day long. Schools, offices, and events were closed down to avoid the spread of the virus. However, as time passes by, people will slowly return to their normal lives. Therefore, people are advised to be familiar with safety measures when they are in public areas. Just […]

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Can Screen Time Affect Children’s Language Skills?

It is increasingly easy to sit children down in front of a screen to keep them occupied while the adults work, talk or cook. However, too much screen time can seriously impede child development and may make it more difficult for children to keep up with the target language skill range for their age group. […]

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5 Tips for Spotting Fake Health News

It seems everyone has an opinion when it comes to the news. The problem is that many of these opinions get spun into actual news. As the news of the pandemic and other health issues hits our news feeds, many people find it difficult to know what’s the right thing to believe. We’ve got five […]

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Returning to Nature? Here’s How You Can Avoid Ticks

Everyone is itching to get back to nature. People want to take a walk in the woods and see those lush trees and bushes. It makes sense, especially now that the scientific community found that nature can relax the mind and improve cognitive functions. While you are out, you have to exercise some caution because […]

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Pets: Pandemic Stress Reducing Superheroes

We are living in unprecedented times. A worldwide pandemic, civil unrest, and job layoffs threaten even the most centered person’s sanity. With all of this chaos and unpredictability going on, we need time to devote to our physical and mental health more than ever. It may seem like taking the dog for a walk or […]

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Coronavirus Vaccine Status Update

COVID-19, a highly infectious disease caused by a coronavirus and that began in Wuhan, China has now infected more than 7.4 million people globally, with deaths being over 400,000. The disease has led to shut down of many businesses as many countries go into lockdown in efforts to contain the spread of the disease. The […]

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Ways Alcohol Can Affect Your Immune System

A strong immune system helps to fight off bacterial and viral infections that cause various illnesses. However, alcohol can adversely affect the immune system, making the body more vulnerable to infections and respiratory illnesses. Alcohol is a substance that contains ethanol. Ethanol is the active ingredient in alcoholic beverages. Ethanol builds up in the body […]

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