The Human Body is Mostly Water!

The Human Body is Mostly Water!

The Human Body is Mostly Water! The human body is amazing, did you know that we’re made of mostly water? Yep, up to 73% of a newborn baby’s weight may be due to water. Remember “a pint’s a pound the world around,” so a 7-pound infant is packing about 5 pounds of  H2O The body […]

Coffee Around the World

Coffee Around the World

Coffee Around the World Since coffee beans were discovered in Kaffa, Ethiopia, to its popularization in Yemen, where it got its start as a brewed beverage, coffee has become the most celebrated social drink in the world. Whether you prefer a cup of strong black, a diary-infused local specialty, or a spicy creation, coffee drinkers […]

Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks

Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks

Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks Just 1 drink a day is to much Alcohol consumption is responsible for 2.8-M deaths per year across the globe, with cancer the leading cause of alcohol-related death among people aged 50 years and older, warn researchers, who also emphasize that there is no safe level of […]

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago revealed alcohol may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by disrupting the way amyloid beta is cleared Amyloid beta is a protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease that can clump together in the brain, building up into groups of […]

Keeping Cool: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke

Keeping Cool: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke

Keeping Cool: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke The Dog Days of Summer are here, and that means the risks for heat exhaustion and heat stroke are rising, along with the temperature, with seniors particularly at risk. Older folks don’t adjust as well to changes in temperatures as younger people do, making them prime targets for […]

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer “If you like to drink Coffee, drink up! If you are not a Coffee drinker, then you need to consider if you should start.” Coffee Lovers and Aficionados say drinking the delicious liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according to 2 […]

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix

Alcohol and Many Rx Drugs Do Not Mix “I’m often asked whether it’s safe to mix alcohol with Rx (prescription) drugs and my answer is that you have to use common sense,” says Dr. Gregory Smith, said a noted pain management specialist. “No one should ever drink large amounts of alcohol when taking prescription medications […]

‘A-Kicker’ Coffee From Down Under

‘A-Kicker’ Coffee From Down Under

‘A-Kicker’ Coffee From Down Under Viscous Coffee in Adelaide, Australia prides itself on having the world’s strongest cup of Coffee, with 4 shots of Espresso, 120 milliliters of 10-day brewed cold drip Coffee and 8 ice cubes made from 48-hour brewed cold drip. The A-Kicker Coffee was created by Coffee shop owner Steve Benington to […]

It’s Summer, Dehydration Can be Deadly if Left Untreated

It’s Summer, Dehydration Can be Deadly if Left Untreated

It’s Summer, Dehydration Can be Deadly if Left Untreated As Summer temperatures rise, so do the numbers of patients admitted to medical centers for dehydration, fatigue, and heatstroke. According to the Institute of Medicine, 75% of Americans consume far below the recommended daily minimum of water, regardless of the season — even though we all […]