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Electoral College

Democratic Elections In the 1780’s, the US Constitution was being drafted to create a government with three co-equal branches; the Legislative, the Executive, and the Judicial. The framers determined that each branch of the U.S. Government should have it’s own exclusive powers, and through a process of “checks and balances,” the authority to [...]

2019-06-23T12:10:36-04:000 Comments

Healthy Joints

Healthy Joints Healthy joints allow us to keep pace with our busy day comfortably and pain-free. But when aches and pains or sudden injuries slow us down, it’s good to have some basic knowledge about how the body responds to injury and where to find expert medical advice. Structure of a [...]

2019-05-30T10:52:42-04:000 Comments

All About Paul

Saul of Tarsus, also known by his Roman name, Paul, was born in the modern-day region of southern Turkey in about the year 5 CE. Scholars believe that, although Saul and Jesus of Nazareth never met each other in person, they were contemporaries; about the same age and living in the same part [...]

2019-05-11T12:55:35-04:000 Comments

Out of Sight

Parts of the Eye The human eye is often compared to a digital camera, but it is much more complex. Delicate structures controlled by tiny muscle fibers bend and focus light that is being reflected from the objects in our visual field. This light is concentrated onto specialized cells in the back of the [...]

2019-05-11T10:53:26-04:000 Comments

Stop Signs

A Quick Look at the Process of Digestion Holiday foods contain a combination of carbs, proteins, and fats that our bodies have to break down into the nutrients that our cells use for energy. The digestive process begins with the first bite, as food is chewed, swallowed, and then exposed to acids [...]

2019-04-17T09:35:42-04:000 Comments

Place in Space

Observing Earth NASA's Earth Observatory is a government-funded project managed within the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. They provide us with an in-depth perspective from the hundreds of satellites launched and maintained by the United States that are working 24/7, tracking the weather, redirecting voice and data communications, and sending GPS information to and from [...]

2019-05-11T12:38:51-04:000 Comments

Focus on Brain Health

Younger Every Day The aging process is usually thought of as being a gradual decline from youth into old age. But current research is demonstrating that it’s more like the ups and downs of a rollercoaster, that there are many ways to influence our health over our lifespans in order to slow the rate [...]

2019-05-11T10:46:38-04:000 Comments

Poking Fun

The Connection Between Emotional and Physical Health Health experts have found that both positive and negative emotions have an influence on our health … and that laughter really is the best medicine. Harmful or destructive emotions include fear, anger, and worry. They provoke the adrenal glands into producing adrenaline and cortisol, chemicals that are [...]

2018-11-07T09:52:05-04:000 Comments