Pollution Impacts Us Globally

It is widely known that pollution is bad but many people are not aware just how much pollution impacts our health. One of the most detailed environmental reports was just released by the International Energy Agency, and the results were shocking. Ira Riklis breaks down some of the information we learn from this report in... Read More

The Truth About Caffeine

Do you depend on the caffeine in your morning cup of coffee to get you going? Many people feel it is difficult to function without that shot of caffeine. Since it is such a common substance that shows up in many popular drinks such as tea, coffee, and soft drinks, Ira Riklis looks into some... Read More

October Is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

During the 1980s, the National Down Syndrome Society designated the month of October as Down Syndrome Awareness Month in order to bring awareness and education to a condition that was, until then, considered to be nothing more than a disability. Today, almost 40 years later, during the month of October we celebrate a world that... Read More

How Does Soda Really Affect Your Brain?

Soda is one of the most consumed beverages second to water, yet its effects on the brain cannot be ignored. Certain ingredients in soda such as caffeine and artificial sweeteners have known side effects that hinder normal brain activities. According to a recent discovery by scientists, people who drink sugary beverages daily are more likely... Read More

10 Effective Ways To Help Combat Allergies Naturally

Allergies occur when the body mistakes a generally harmless substance like flower pollen for a dangerous element and produces antibodies. They can cause symptoms such as red or itchy skin, congestion, coughing, sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, scratchy throat, and in severe cases, they might lead to anaphylaxis and shortness of breath. Although over-the-counter and... Read More