Technology is the main culprit. People are spending more time sitting than ever a study published in JAMA found. This is highly driven by how much time people are spending on computers which has increased in recent years. The study found that sitting time increased about an hour a day for teenagers and adults between…

New research found that forty-five percent of adults find it hard to make new friends. The new study on the social dynamics pooled 2,000 Americans. The research revealed that the average American hasn’t made a new friend in five years. The study conducted by OnePoll along with Evite found that one of the biggest reasons why adults…

It is really tough dealing with loss, especially the loss of a close family member or friend. Many of us have no idea how to handle the emotional turmoil we’re experiencing and not dealing with that loss adequately can lead to even more pain. While the grieving process is never easy, there are some simple…

Almost half of the U.S. population is taking prescription drugs. In a survey published by the National Center for Health Statistics, approximately 46 percent of the population used one or more prescription drugs in the past 30 days. “Changing trends in prescription drug use over time may be influenced by changing disease prevalence and diagnosis,…

The viral infection was declared eliminated from the U.S. in 2000 but has since come back with a vengeance. One of the big reasons measles is spreading is because of the many surrounding the disease. Here five of the top myths about measles debunked. It’s time to separate the fact from the fiction. Myth 1:…

A mother’s love is unconditional. A mother’s love is the glue that holds us together. What happens when we are forced to endure Mother’s Day without Mom? What happens to the bereaved Moms on Mother’s Day? Holidays that focus on mom are an emotional roller coaster when you have lost your mom or a child.…

Carl’s Jr. added something a bit special to its signature sauce. This past April 20th, unofficially known as the holiday celebrating marijuana, Carl’s Jr. developed a CBD-infused burger for one of it’s Denver locations. In another nod to the marijuana holiday, the burger sold for $4.20. This offer made Carl’s Jr. the first national fast…

The room was silent except for the hum of the machines, the rhythmic blip of the heart monitor, and quiet cadence of dad’s breathing. He had a massive heart attack a few days prior and never regained consciousness. With no hope of recovery, doctors recommended terminating life support. Sitting beside his bed, we waited for…

Parents are always looking for more ways to get their children involved with their faith. A recent study by Barna, however, has found that the key to becoming a more spiritually active household is to become a more active household overall. The key, however, is that activity needs to take place together. It is not…

The world has shrunk dramatically. Transatlantic journeys that once took months take a few hours. Emailing someone in Japan from England takes less than a second. Phone calls can reach Australia with as much ease, clarity and speed as they do a neighbor. This is advantageous to anyone who has studied abroad, worked in a…

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