Category Archives: News

Children and gun safety: What to know and do

Stories about shootings are becoming far too common. The news is full of stories of shootings at schools, workplaces, and other public places. While stories of mass shootings get the headlines, guns kill people every day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), guns killed almost 40,000 people in 2017, the highest… Read More »

The Sugar Monster

Do you want to lose weight but just can not take it off or keep it off. Why not? What are you doing that you should not be doing. The first thing that comes to our minds is that you are a victim of the sugar monster. Yes that monster is everywhere and in almost… Read More »

More evidence that pets benefit mental health – Medical News Today

New research examines how interacting with pets affects cortisol levels among college students. Petting a cat or a dog reduces the levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Pet owners have long known — or rather, felt — that spending time with their beloved animal companion lowers stress and improves mood. An extensive review that Medical… Read More »