Child Abuse in the USA (Infographic)

Child abuse in the USA is more common than you may have thought. Did you know that a child abuse report is made every 10 seconds? It takes an in-depth look at the horrible situations facing many young people. Definitely also check out this child online safety infographic with important warning signs for online abuse. … Read more

Study drugs: Is it a Smart Choice?

Study drugs are on the rise, but not to get high. High school and college students are using a variety of stimulants in order to cram in more study time into the evening hours and maintain concentration in class. They believe it’s making them smarter. However, the grades are coming at too high of a … Read more

Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect

Child abuse and neglect is an important societal concern in the United States. A better understanding of the problem can prevent future child abuse and neglect. 6 million children are involved in reports to child protective services, and many more go undetected. Child abuse and neglect is defined as an act or failure to act … Read more

Health benefits of Love Making – The Perks of a Love Connection

What are the health benefits of love making? Being in love is a wonderful feeling, but understanding the benefits of love making is even more delightful. There are many advantages of having sex and finding love in your life. In effect it can ultimately lead to longevity and a healthier you overall! The Health Benefits … Read more

Social media and Healthcare: Building Trust Through Social Media

It might seem a little absurd at first, but social media and the healthcare industry are starting to come closer together. Social media users will talk about nearly anything. One of the things that people like talking about is their health. They will talk about surgeries, doctors and medications. While some hospitals are embracing this … Read more

How To Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are unfortunately all too common, and can often be fatal. In order to reduce your chances of being in an accident, it is important to be aware of the risks involved in motorcycle riding and to take precautions. One of the biggest dangers when riding a motorcycle is other drivers not seeing you. … Read more

How Women Are Being Set Up For Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are the most deadly mental illness and statistics indicate that various media outlets are partially to blame. This infographic illustrates the disparity between the media’s portrayal of a physically “ideal” woman and the actual average American woman. These statistics reveal that the way that the fashion and advertising industries influence women’s self-image. Eating disorders … Read more

How to use a Foam Roller Like a Pro

What is a foam roller? A foam roller is a cylindrical piece of molded foam that is used for self-massage. It is essentially a very firm massage tool that can be used to help relieve muscle tension and soreness. You can buy them at most sporting goods stores, and they come in different sizes and … Read more

Portion Sizes Around the World

More than 1/3 of Americans are obese, according to the CDC, which is most likely due to our sedentary lifestyles, high-calorie foods, and large portions. Obesity is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. Part of the problem is diet, but also a huge part of the problem in America is portion sizes. We did … Read more

College Students Success Pyramid

We’ve all heard of the food pyramid for health, but if it’s an academic success you’re after, check out the student success pyramid and see what you can do to improve your educational experience. Students are constantly bombarded with the population saying “College is hard.” Gone are the days of understanding the value of an … Read more