Summer is here, and with it come long, hot days outside. But as temperatures and humidity go up, so does the risk of heat-related illness. Sweating heavily without replacing enough fluids can lead to dehydration or heat cramps. If the body cannot shed enough heat for any reason, there is a risk of heat […]
Healthy lifestyle choices may help lower your risk of breast cancer as well as your risk of heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer and osteoporosis. Adapted from the American Cancer Society’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines, Washington University School of Medicine’s Siteman Cancer Center’s Your Disease Risk and Institute of Medicine’s Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium […]
According to Natural Law, our normal body temperature is about 98.6 degrees F. If we raise that temperature a few degrees, the body starts to show signs of distress, and we say we have a fever. We try hard to return to homeostasis or normal functioning.
Tracing the origins of viruses is difficult because they don’t leave fossils and because of the tricks they use to make copies of themselves within the cells they’ve invaded. Some viruses even have the ability to stitch their own genes into those of the cells they infect, which means studying their ancestry requires untangling it […]