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Aug 22 2022
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Hidden Toxins in Your Home: What You Need to Know

Chemicals called volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which can be found in building supplies and household goods, produce toxic gases when heated. Chemicals can leak an odor into the surroundings during a process known as “off-gassing.” Strongly scented things typically pose a greater health risk, but unscented items aren’t necessarily healthy either. VOCs can release gas either temporarily or over a period of years. The danger of exposure to high pollutant levels...

Aug 11 2022
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 10 Oddball August Holidays You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Holidays are occasions for celebrations that everyone enjoys. Apart from the regular holidays you know of, there are many oddball holidays you have probably never heard of before. These range from the mildly surprising to the bizarre. Oddball holidays are celebrated throughout the year and are essentially fun holidays. Some of them are really interesting and are worth celebrating. Like in all other months, there are many oddball holidays in August. We present to you 10 of...

Jul 11 2022
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Why Hearing Tests Are Important for Children

You want your child to be strong, happy, and healthy as a parent. Hearing loss can derail these plans, resulting in various negative consequences. It can interfere with your child’s ability to communicate and understand speech and cause behavioral issues. Children begin learning how to speak and understand language within the first 6 months of birth. If a child having hearing loss is diagnosed early, they can begin receiving treatment to improve their hearing to...

May 19 2022
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Top Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Inevitably, many people will find themselves stuck in the sandwich generation at some time in their lives, juggling caring for their children with looking out for their elderly relatives. While this can be rewarding, and you may want to care for the people that you love, being in the sandwich generation can be hard, and you may find yourself feeling as if you are going to be crushed by the weight of your responsibility at times. As such, here are some top tips for those who are...

May 16 2022
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 3 Tips To Help Nurses Stay Healthy

Nurses are under a lot of pressure a lot of the time. Although they have a wonderful job with many benefits and positive parts, it has to be acknowledged that it is not an easy job and that it can be highly stressful. There is always something to do – usually many things to do – and that much pressure can be unhealthy. On top of the pressure of doing a good job, there is the fact that nursing is a highly physical job; there is a lot of moving around to be done and...

Feb 11 2022
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on 5 Ways A Pet Could Be Good For Your Family

When there are already kids running around, and everyone is trying to do the normal routine work, it can be hard to imagine adding a pet to the mix too. This might be exactly the right thing to do for your family, though. Social Skills A pet can offer companionship to every member of the family and is especially helpful for a child’s development. The time spent with a pet can teach a child about empathy, play, and reduce their anxiety to socialize. It is especially wonderful...

Dec 20 2021
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on When You Love Food, Dental Implants are Better than Dentures and Partials

Nothing beats enjoying a good meal with friends and family, but it’s harder with dentures and partials. Both of these dental pieces make eating difficult and uncomfortable, even when they fit properly. If you’re frustrated with your dentures or partial, and you’d like to start enjoying meals again, you should look into getting dental implants. What are dental implants? A dental implant is essentially a fake tooth that gets attached more...

Aug 27 2021
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on The Appeal and Power of Place-Based Learning

The idea behind place-based education is simple yet compelling: It uses the environment around you, and even the entire world, to learn. Instead of learning and memorizing by rote, students apply what they learn. After all, the purpose of knowledge is to be able to use what you learn in real-world situations, whether at home or in a career, and this type of learning facilitates that. While place-based education may seem like a new concept, the idea of incorporating local issues...

Jun 02 2021
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Maintaining a Healthy Diet During Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy, as anyone who has gone through will tell you, can come with its very own, serious side effects. The radiation from the treatment can make your mealtime especially difficult as chemotherapy can alter your appetite and your sense or taste and smell. It can make you nauseous, making it difficult to keep food down. You may experience diarrhea or constipation, severe weight loss or gain, and/or pains from dry mouth or mouth sores. All these potential symptoms can make...

Apr 29 2021
by Johnny B |
Comments Off on Bringing Wonka to Life

Have you ever found yourself wondering about the Chocolate Factory from, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? What if you could go there and explore the wonders and bizarreness that lie behind its doors. Well, we were also curious so we did the math and found out how much it would cost to make this dream a reality! Below is an examination of every element of Dahl’s story, which was then used to calculate the costs of bringing his world of pure imagination to life today. Not...

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