Sleep

Why Sleep is Crucial for our Health and Wellbeing

Like all species that are known to us, humans spend a portion of their lives asleep. But how many of us wonder why we repeatedly enter this state of sleeping? Despite what we used to believe for so long, our brains are not completely passive when we sleep. In fact, they have some functions they perform especially during this time, that scientists are still exploring and documenting.
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Plastic

How Plastic and Phthalates are Killing us and the Planet

Plastic is one of the favorite substances in the industrial world. It’s electricity proof, can be molded into whatever shape you desire, and it does not cost much. However, according to its critics and many studies, plastic has dire effects that touch upon human health and the environment. What are these effects? And Is there an alternative?
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The Opioid Crisis: Painkillers and What the Doctors Won’t Tell You

Ever had pain that just didn’t go away with aspirin? Have you visited a doctor and asked for something to stop it? He probably prescribed you painkillers, and it helped a lot, but you have to be careful as doctors have been overprescribing drugs and misdiagnosing people for centuries to push brand-name drugs. They do this because they get paid by pharmaceutical companies, often causing drug epidemics. Read more

The Top 10 Summer Health Risks

After long months of cold weather, chunky coats, and gloomy days, summer is finally here! Whether it is for the stunning sunshine enlightening our longer days or the golden tans we get, while enjoying the best outdoor activities, we all love summer. Vacations are being planned all over the world, but are people taking into account the consequences of being out in the sun all day? Read more