Most of us have never heard of herd immunity – it’s likely you searched the term because you saw it on the news or in a thread debating vaccinations. People on the “vaccinate or die” side of the argument use herd immunity – also called community immunity – as a reason to push higher vaccination […]
Herd Immunity – What Is It and Who Cares?
From Dead Bodies to Live Ones: My Surprising Metamorphosis
The smell of blood and gunpowder penetrates the investigator’s nose as she finishes her day, every tiny detail scribbled, every splatter of blood photographed. It’s time to load the victim into the van. The body is delivered to my office. It’s my turn to investigate, to solve the final mystery of this person’s life, to […]
Why Heart Disease is the #1 Killer and What You Can Do About It
If we know so much about heart disease, why is it still the #1 killer in the world? 4 of the 6 biggest risk factors are under our direct control. Will you wake up before it’s too late?
3 Books That Will Increase Your Health IQ
I was seven when my Grammie placed the little, laminated library card in my hand. I felt like I had won a prize, I could hardly control the excitement in my little body as I walked down aisle after aisle of beautifully illustrated children’s books. Grammie didn’t know what she unleashed. I looked forward to […]
Caffeine – 5 Surprising Drug Facts You Didn’t Know
It was early morning and my eyes could barely stay open as I trudged to the kitchen to turn on my trusty red coffee maker. I expected to hear the machine steam and bubble, the smell of my favorite vanilla macadamia nut coffee filling the kitchen. But instead, there was silence. I filled my water […]