Why Some People Have a Lack of Empathy (And How to Deal with Them)

Written by Patricia Young We all have interacted with some people that seem to have a lack of empathy, at some point of our lives. I know that those experiences can leave us feeling frustrated, unsettled, angry, disappointed, and even betrayed, mainly when we need support. It gets even harder and more painful if youContinue reading Why Some People Have a Lack of Empathy (And How to Deal with Them)

Severe COVID-19 Linked With Changes in Eyes – By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt

Published on 17 February 2021 Severe eye abnormalities have been found in the eyes of some COVID-19 patients, a new study out of France contends. The findings show the need for eye screening, as well as appropriate treatment and management of potentially serious eye problems in these patients, experts say. “We showed that a fewContinue reading Severe COVID-19 Linked With Changes in Eyes – By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt

Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused

Medically reviewed by Scientific Advisory Board — Written by Victoria Ramos on April 9, 2014   In cases of domestic abuse throughout the world, the stereotype involves a man abusing a woman. For some, however, the story goes the other way around.   In figures quoted by HelpGuide.org, approximately one in three abuse victims areContinue reading Invisible Victims: When Men Are Abused

10 OF THE BEST FOODS THAT MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER

It’s something many of us hope for and now we know that there may actually be something we all can do to increase our chances of having it. We’re talking about life, more specifically, we’re talking about living a long life. Who doesn’t want to live into their 80s, 90’s or maybe even 100? AssumingContinue reading 10 OF THE BEST FOODS THAT MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER

Using Your Smartwatch As A Sleep Tracker Is A Bad Idea

Wearable devices are about to have a moment, and manufacturers are hoping you’ll sleep through it. At the Worldwide Developers Conference 2020, Apple announced that it is adding “sleep-tracking” capabilities to its Apple Watch, the dominant wearable on the market. While it’s surprising that Apple never pushed hard for sleep features before, there may be a goodContinue reading Using Your Smartwatch As A Sleep Tracker Is A Bad Idea

Amazing wearable could detect epileptic seizures an hour before they strike

In just a few short years, wearable devices have gone from futuristic “nice to haves” to real world, here-this-minute lifesavers. But while most of us are content to take our Apple Watch Series 6 blood oxygen sensors for a spin, researchers like Oren Shriki, of the Department of Cognitive and Brain Sciences at Israel’s Ben-GurionContinue reading Amazing wearable could detect epileptic seizures an hour before they strike

Why screen time for babies, children and adolescents needs to be limited

Less recreational screen time is better for children. Shutterstock John J Reilly, University of Strathclyde ; Anthony (Tony) Okely, University of Wollongong; Catherine Draper, University of the Witwatersrand, and Mark S. Tremblay, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa There is increasing concern about the amount of time children and adolescents are spending in recreational screen time. There’sContinue reading Why screen time for babies, children and adolescents needs to be limited

Increasing screen time during COVID-19 could be harmful to kids’ eyesight

With online learning, children are staring at computer screens for more hours each day. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Shu-Fang Shih, University of Michigan and Olivia Killeen, University of Michigan The coronavirus pandemic is remaking the way children learn, and it could have an impact on their eyes. With schools shifting to online lessons at home, childrenContinue reading Increasing screen time during COVID-19 could be harmful to kids’ eyesight