Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (also referred to as “winter blues”) is a type of depression triggered by the seasons. Many people experience short periods of feeling sad or not like their usual selves. Sometimes, the mood changes begin and end when the seasons change. In some cases, these mood changes can affect how someone handles activities […]

Hey Alexa, How’s My Heart?

Smart speakers such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home may be able to detect when someone is having a heart attack and call for medical help, according to the latest research. Researchers at the University of Washington have shown that these devices can detect cardiac arrests and monitor babies’ breathing.  But what about tracking something […]

Can Carrots Improve Vision?

Deep in everyone’s memories is a time when we sat around the dining room table, pushing the carrots to the side of the plate. Your mother may have said’ “You better eat those; they will improve your vision.” Over the years various rumors have surrounded the carrot’s role of sharpening eyesight so much so that […]

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