Articles (Health)

Healing Light
(Light: Source and Future of Life)

The Sun was worshiped by several ancient civilizations, but with their demise, its worship diminish and the knowledge of its healing powers.


Meningitis: A Life-Threatening Condition
(Human Health)

Meningitis requires immediate attention, because the complications can be severe; luckily, there are vaccines to combat it.


Dysmorphophobia
(Behavioral Sciences)

The obsession with looking at a mirror is not only a passing thought, especially for those having negative thoughts about their body image.

Baby Sleep Debate
(The Big Questions)

Mother: What do I do when the baby is crying, and I am exhausted?

The Great Baby Sleep Debate (2)
(Bare Necessities)

Adding to the confusion of sleep-deprived parents are the contradicting studies supporting both schools of sleep training.


The Great Baby Sleep Debate (1)
(Bare Necessities)

When I first held my newborn girl in my arms, I pledged my life for her happiness, and I knew deep in my heart that I would do anything for her. 

Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


The Science of Smile
(Behavioral Sciences)

Based on science, smiling changes the brain’s physiology and turns negative emotions into positive ones.

Anatomy of Myth (2)
(The Big Questions)

What makes myths dangerous is that they are developed through verbal tradition, ironically, commonly believed myths are scientific.


To Feed or Not to Feed
(Bare Necessities)

One of the most important milestones in the baby’s first year is starting to eat solid foods. 

Around the World in Five Houses (2)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Although the building blocks of igloos are made of ice, their interiors can reach up to 40 degrees warmer than the outside temperature. 

Biodiversity and Human Health
(Back to Nature)

Human health is dependent on biodiversity and on the natural functioning of healthy ecosystems. 


The Sun: the Source of Life
(Safe Summer)

In summer, we always complain of the Sun’s heat, sometimes wishing it would just disappear! Can we live or even imagine life without a Sun?


Wombs Can Hear!
(Come to Your Senses)

The five senses of the embryo keep developing all along pregnancy. 


Around the World in One Day – Part II
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Let’s resume our journey and see how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

Around the World in One Day
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

It is true that the world has become a small village thanks to technology but how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

Generosity Killed The Guest
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Can generosity kill your guests? Check this comic.

Most Famous Diets
(Food and Agriculture)

Diets have become more than just a means to lose weight; they are now a lifestyle for those who are seeking a healthy life.

The Taste of Culture
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

There is no doubt that food is an important part of any culture; in many ways, people express their heritage through food. 


A Cultural Dis-ease
(Human Health)

Several diseases have became common themes in media as they touch people directly, either positively or negatively!


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