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Bones of the Human Body

The skull, or cranium, is made up of 22 separate cranial and facial bones, most of which fuse together at suture lines with age. The eyes, brain, and inner ear are protected by the cranium. The lower jaw bone is the [...]

2018-03-17T08:19:23+00:00 Comments Off on Bones of the Human Body

Cardio

The human body needs oxygen to support an active metabolism. The cardiovascular system includes the heart, the lungs, and the pathway of veins and arteries that transport oxygen and other vital nutrients around the body.  Our hearts beat approximately 50-90 times per minute, pumping blood into the [...]

2018-03-17T08:13:46+00:00 Comments Off on Cardio

Brain Health

Our brain controls everything about us. It influences our growth, coordinates movement, and makes us conscious of the world around us. In other words, our brain makes us human. Being human means that we have emotions, self-awareness, and memories. We have the power to interact with our environment and with [...]

2018-04-29T14:26:38+00:00 Comments Off on Brain Health

DNA

The spiral, ladder-shaped molecule of DNA is a familiar sight. The sides are alternating phosphate and sugar molecules while the rungs consist of four amino acids known as nitrogenous base pairs; adenine bonds with thymine, and cytosine with guanine. The practically limitless sequencing of these base [...]

2018-03-17T08:45:02+00:00 Comments Off on DNA

Heart Health

The heart starts to beat practically at conception and continues it's life-sustaining role for a hundred years or longer. It's size and mass are proportional to each person, our hearts being roughly the size of our clenched fist. This durable muscle powers the circulatory system that pumps [...]

2018-03-17T08:15:58+00:00 0 Comments

Immunity

The immune system is our body's way of protecting itself from dangers that exist naturally in the environment - dangerous pathogens found in the air we breathe, in the food and water we consume, and from the people we come in contact with. Our bodies are continually [...]

2018-05-19T11:38:55+00:00 Comments Off on Immunity

Nutrition

The relationship we have with food isn't simply about what's healthy or affordable. There's an emotional and social connection as well, influenced by where we live, what we do for business and pleasure, and the way different types of food make us feel. Our bodies are quick to respond [...]

2018-03-17T08:04:00+00:00 Comments Off on Nutrition

Twelve Apostles

Crowds gathered on the shores of the Sea of Galilee to listen to Jesus preach his message about God's love and forgiveness. As he walked through towns and villages in the modern-day region of northern Israel, he inspired twelve disciples to follow him and witness his healing miracles. [...]

2018-01-24T12:12:08+00:00 218 Comments