Food. We don’t really give it a lot of thought. We just get used to the cycle of becoming hungry and then shoving something down so we can keep going with our busy schedules. This is very apparent at our places of work as we grab that candy bar for a quick “pick me up” or bury our face in that bag of potato chips when we get stressed because the boss just got after us.
If there is an advantage that the "Star Wars" half-marathon has over most races of that distance, it may be that it has more fun per mile than most other 13.1-milers. It also may have an invisible, ancient energy that binds all the runners all together like an awakening "Force."
Thousands of mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacteria were released in an area of the Florida Keys this week, in hopes of a new approach to control the disease-carrying female Aedes aegypti mosquito, which transmits Zika virus, Dengue fever and Chikungunya.
In September 2016, ultra-distance running legend Karl Meltzer set the speed record for traversing the iconic Appalachian Trail—a 2,190-mile-long trek through the eastern United States. He ran it in an incredible 45 days, 22 hours and 38 minutes.
After experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event, such as a car accident, people are likely to develop anxiety or distress in relation to that event soon after the experience, leading to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
With the warm weather arriving, there are many health concerns to be considered. Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial beginning of summer and the official opening of grilling season. Let’s all remember to ensure our cold foods stay cold and the cooked foods are prepared properly. Sadly, according to the Centers for Disease Control, salmonella can cause over one million food-borne illnesses every year with 19,000 hospitalizations and almost 400 deaths. Let’s ensure this doesn’t happen here.
Anna Hutt shed tears on Mother’s Day as she listened to the beat of her teenage son’s heart inside the chest of the man he saved through organ donation.