Articles (Hygiene)

Personal Hygiene: Your Gateway to Better Health
(Bare Necessities)

With the eruption of virus epidemics every other year, hygiene has been receiving a lot of attention, especially in crowded places.

Deodorants: What they do and what they do not do!
(Safe Summer)

During summer, the sweating rate increases and some often use deodorant to prevent unpleasant smell; however, there have been more allegations trying to link the use of deodorants to some diseases.


The New Coronavirus and Pregnant Women
(Women and Science)

Are pregnant women more likely to catch COVID-19? What will happen if she does get infected? What will happen to the newborn?

White or Blue?
(The Colors of Life)

Wearing masks has become mandatory in many situations; many wonder though: is it the white side or the blue side out? Of course, we are talking here about surgical masks.


Life during COVID-19
(Science at Home)

COVID-19 has transformed people’s lives all over the world; it has illustrated how interconnected the world is. Even though borders exist on maps, the virus has shown that they are of no consequence in real life.


How Has the Coronavirus Affect Our Life Positively?
(Environment and Us)

We all inevitably fear the unknown; after all, it is a modified virus with no cure thus far; yet, cannot we find a single positive effect amidst these fears?


Keep Your Distance; Stay Safe
(Behavioral Sciences)

Everything has become surreal since the outbreak of COVID-19; social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. Although these concepts are not new, overreacting and panic caused by fake news and exaggerating consequences have misguided many people.


How to Avoid the Coronavirus?
(Science at Home)

The key through this ordeal safely is carefully searching for correct information, and protecting yourself and your loved ones against this dangerous virus.


Coronavirus and Human Health
(Human Health)

We must not underestimate the situation, thinking that infection is far from us, but we also should not panic; as a matter of fact, diseases attack as a result of stress and extreme anxiety. 


All You Need to Know about Jaundice
(Human Health)

Jaundice is not a disease in itself; the yellowish skin normally refers to an underlying condition that needs immediate attention.

Do Our Bodies Contain Plastics?
(The Big Questions)

This question might sound weired; how would our bodies contain plastic while we definitely do not consume it?

Meningitis: A Life-Threatening Condition
(Human Health)

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


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?


A Cultural Dis-ease
(Human Health)

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


She Against the World
(Women and Science)

A Pediatric Public Health Initiative was announced in 2016 to address the Flint community’s population lead exposure, thanks to Dr. Mona Attisha.


Inventions that Make Our Day (2)
(Inventions and Inventors)

From the moment you wake up till you go to bed at night; do you ever stop to think about all the inventions you used during the day, and will continue to use every day? (Razors, Coffee, and the Zipper)

Inventions that Make Our Day (1)
(Inventions and Inventors)

From the moment you wake up till you go to bed at night; do you ever stop to think about all the inventions you used during the day, and will continue to use every day?

Water Also Kills!
(Bare Necessities)

Around the world, millions of the poor hope to have a clean glass of water. This seems impossible as the problem of water sanitation increases especially in poor countries.


Supermalaria
(Human Health)

If you are planning to travel to Southeast Asia, you have to be aware of mosquitos and the diseases they may cause. 

Chemistry of Summer
(Safe Summer)

Becoming a science communicator has made me curious about the chemistry behind everything I use. As we approach the summer, I found myself compelled to how to enjoy it while staying healthy.


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