Tagged: health

Jack Nicholson: the art of anger

Born on April 22, 1937, in Neptune, New Jersey, Jack Nicholson is one of the most prominent American motion-picture actors of his generation. Nicholson’s career has contained some of the seminal film in Hollywood...

Buttermilk: healthier than it sounds

Buttermilk’s name is deceptive since it contains no butter and is typically low in fat. This dairy beverage originated as a byproduct of traditional butter-making, being the protein-rich liquid left behind after all the...

The burning truth about e-cigarettes

The widespread use among teenagers of stylish e-cigarettes that can be charged in a USB drive has made headlines lately. Many young people do not even realize they are inhaling nicotine through the devices,...

Is Soylent the future of nutrition?

You may have fantasized, or feared, a future in which you could get all the calories and nutrients needed to survive from a pill or drink. Is that future here? Proponents of the meal-in-a-bottle...

A boy ate 150 gummy vitamins for breakfast

Health Risks from Excessive Vitamin A Because vitamin A is fat soluble, the body stores excess amounts, primarily in the liver, and these levels can accumulate. Although excess preformed vitamin A can have significant...

Understanding OCD

If you watched the HBO series Girls, you may remember that the lead character, Hannah Horvath, struggled with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)—a condition the show’s lead actor, screenwriter, and producer, Lena Dunham, has lived with since childhood. Among the...