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What is Mental Health?

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

What is Mental Health?

Mental health is the overall state at which our minds are functioning. This includes our emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing. Our mental health determines how we handle things like talking with family members, going to work, and dealing with daily life in general. Your mental wellbeing is determined by many things throughout your life from birth until the day you

College Student’s Lack of Sleep Linked to Mental Health Symptoms

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

College Student’s Lack of Sleep Linked to Mental Health Symptoms

On June 11th, Sleep 2019 took place. This annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies is a place for research and findings within the world of sleep. This year, research was presented that may link poor sleeping habits to mental health symptoms. Thea Ramsey, the author of this study, said that how many hours of sleep someone gets can improve mental

Psychological Factors May Help Predict Mortality Risk

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Psychological Factors May Help Predict Mortality Risk

After the analysis of 65 different variables from almost 30 years of data, researchers identified two strong psychological factors of mortality risk. The first is the self-assessment of one's own health, and the second is mental processing speed. This means that those who perceive themselves to be unhealthy, as well as those who have a decreased speed of mental processing, are

Why Personalized Vitamins are so Important?

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Why Personalized Vitamins are so Important?

Why Personalized Vitamins are so Important? We all need vitamins, trace minerals, and other supplements to fill in deficiencies or to strengthen our health. However, not everyone can and should take the same vitamins, as your body is completely different than your mother’s, best friend’s, and neighbors. Each body requires different nutrients, exercise, sleep, and

Benefits of Eating the Right Amount of Veggies and Fruits

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Benefits of Eating the Right Amount of Veggies and Fruits

Benefits of eating the right amount of veggies and fruits Diets rich in fruits and vegetables help reduce the risk for numerous chronic health conditions that are leading causes of death all over the world, including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Yet, only about one in 10 adults eat enough fruits or vegetables, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and

Developments in Vaccine Creation

May 17 , 2021

Morrisa Schwartz

Developments in Vaccine Creation

Developments in Vaccine Creation   As we’ve all seen over the past year, science, and medical science, in particular, is a field where rapid developments are the norm and new discoveries are always just around the corner. The rush to create a vaccine to protect against COVID-19 has shone a light upon the multifaceted world of vaccine creation, revealing a promising new