Overdosing, What Thornton Doesn’t Know

Prescription drug overdosing have become commonplace at alarming levels. Particularly potent are opioid painkillers, most famously known as Vicodin and OxyContin.  They have been seen in many media articles for their controversial effects.  An up-and-comer, benzodiazepines are looking to overthrow opioids painkillers for deaths by medication.  Benzodiazepines street names are: Xanax, Valium, and Ativan.  They […]

Sedentary lifestyle, what residents of Thornton, CO don’t know

  Americans in general like convenience, and our get in now attitude.  Americans are unfortunately not motivated to do things that take time and work to achieve, such as physical fitness.  The CDC reports that an astounding 80% of Americans don’t get enough physical activity.  Our bad ways are spreading and starting to affect the […]

7 Home Health Tips

It has been found that more than 80,000 man-made chemicals are put into our houses (America) products, food, and food packaging each year, a majority of which are not tested for safety beforehand or if it was, very briefly.  Let’s compare this is our industrialized world partners.  In Europe, more than 1,300 chemicals are banned […]

sedentary lifestyle and obesity

Obesity and Cancer

  Obesity is often overlooked, even parents these days don’t know when their children are overweight.  Compared to last decade, today we are on average 25% less-likely to perceive children who are overweight/ obese.  That means that we are changing the scale, which is ok for body acceptance, but dangerous when obesity is being considered normal!  […]

8 Reasons To Avoid Processed Foods

Processed Foods, Making You Sicker and Fatter Each Day Processed foods are designed to inspire you to overeat. Create a powerful excessive brain-reward-response to keep you eating. Slogans say it all “bet you can’t eat just one,” You become addicted to processed foods They stimulate dopamine, making you feel good. Oreo’s were just found to […]

Concussion Movie and Reality

The Concussion movie starring Will Smith and Alec Baldwin is raising awareness and important concerns for many victims of this misunderstood condition. If you are, or know an athlete or accident victim who has experienced a brain injury through concussion, then you know the impact it can have on health and quality of life. Headaches, […]

Lack of Sleep and its Dangers

When seeking rest and sleep we often don’t get enough for our body to function properly. Here are some of the biggest reasons you should get more sleep! Most importantly for your health is that not enough sleep leads to a dramatic decrease in immune system function, which has been show to accelerate tumor growth. […]

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