30 Food Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

    Our food system  is fascinating. From scientists making diamonds out of peanut butter to grapes exploding into plasma fireballs in the microwave, Insider has rounded up some of the strangest and most fascinating food facts that you probably never knew. Keep reading to educate yourself and impress friends at your next dinner party.   Many shredded[…]

Recovered From COVID-19? Here’s Why You Should Get Vaccinated Anyway

    Key Takeaways People who recover from COVID-19 may not have strong and long-lasting immunity, especially if their disease was mild. Experts recommend that people who have recovered from COVID-19 receive a vaccination when it becomes available to them. The CDC suggests waiting 90 days after a COVID-19 infection to get the vaccine. If[…]

Looking at My Genes: What Can They Tell Me About My Mental Health?

Overview Mental disorders are health conditions that affect how a person thinks, feels, and acts. These disorders can impact a person’s life in significant ways, including how they cope with life events, earn a living, and relate to others. “Why did this happen?” That is a common question that patients and their families have following[…]

Fun Fact Friday!

  1. One species of jellyfish is immortal. It can revert back to its child state after having become sexually mature, and therefore never dies. 2. A snail can sleep for three years at a time. 3. There are 1 million ants for every human in the world. 4. A pig’s orgasm lasts 30 minutes. Lucky pigs. 5. A[…]

How Stay -at- Home Orders Are Affecting Our Health

Key Takeaways The COVID-19 pandemic has led many countries to put stay-at-home orders in place. A new study shows that stay-at-home orders have led to changes in health behaviors, such as a decrease in physical activity, reduced quality sleep, and increased anxiety. While healthy eating behaviors have increased, more than 25% of the participants in[…]

Google and Apple Join Forces To Bolster Contact Tracing

Key Takeaways Exposure Notification is a smartphone-powered tool used to augment traditional contact tracing Users’ phones send and receive non-identifiable Bluetooth keys when people they have come into proximity with for more than 15 minutes test positive for COVID-19 Nineteen states have approved the use of this technology, with more likely to come in the future.[…]