December 05, 2013
December 03, 2013
In 1998, Dr. James L. Wilson, DC, ND, PhD, coined the term "adrenal fatigue" to mean lower-than-normal adrenal function that is caused by stress. The term was created to differentiate this condition from adrenal insufficiency or Addison's disease. According to Dr. Wilson, the body does the best it can to make up for the faults of poorly working adrenal glands. However, the extra work this requires from the body creates new problems of its own.
November 28, 2013
Although the term “addiction” is usually applied to ingested substances such as drugs or food, we can also become addicted to things and behaviors. The pleasure centers in our brain respond to anything that provides us with a reward, and smartphones are expert at providing those rewards. Although it is not “officially” classified as an addiction, many who use smartphones are increasingly showing signs of addictive habits.
November 26, 2013
To any NASCAR fan, Jeff Gordon is a household name. His list of accomplishments on the track is impressive by almost any measure:
· After winning 3 races, Gordon joined Hendrick Motorsports in 1993 as part of the Sprint Cup Series in NASCAR.
· In 1998, Gordon was named to NASCAR's "50 Greatest Drivers" list.
November 21, 2013
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November 12, 2013
Conventional wisdom says that back pain should be followed by rest to reduce undue strain on the injury. According to the National Institutes of Health and Dr. Michael S. Wilkes of the Western Journal of Medicine, "Despite a plethora of research intended to guide physicians in their management of back pain, physicians still hold strong non-evidence based beliefs dating back to the 19th century."
November 07, 2013
Usain Bolt has been declared the "fastest man in the world." While this hasn’t always been technically true, he has won so consistently at the 100 meter distance throughout his career that the nickname "lightning bolt" seems like a pretty good fit. He has won 6 Olympic gold medals, never placing for silver or bronze. In other world championships, he has collected 8 first place wins and 2 second place finishes. During his time competing In youth championships, he regularly took first place, rarely second, and never third.
November 05, 2013