Month: August 2018

  • Use of Banned Chemicals in Arctic Continues to Decline, Study Shows

    For several years, chemical use in the Arctic has been a major concern. Harmful chemicals are causing serious health concerns in animals and marine life in the area. Fortunately, the Stockholm Convention of 2001 put significant bans on certain chemicals that were previously being used in the Arctic. And a new study shows that the […]

  • U.S. Schools Struggling With Air Conditioning Problems As Kids Head Back to School

    Though it’s still brutally hot out in states all across the country, summer is winding down. The end of summer only means one thing to families with children and the children themselves: school is back. Unfortunately, some kids aren’t as lucky during the first few days back to school and have to deal with temperatures […]

  • Full Mouth Implants Could Address Expensive Dental Concerns

    Currently, about 3 million people have dental implants and that number is growing exponentially — increasing by as much as 500,000 people a year. Unfortunately, dental implants aren’t cheap and many people are forced to live with pain in their mouth or even missing teeth. Thanks to some new innovations across the dental sector, full […]

  • Ruby Rose Cast to Play the CW’s Batwoman

    The DC universe is full of superheroes varying in looks and personalities. And now, Ruby Rose has been cast as Batwoman, also known as Kate Kane, who will be the first openly lesbian superhero to have her own series on the CW. Batwoman was first introduced the to DC universe in the 1950s, primarily as […]

  • Innovative Architectural Methods Helping With Building Appearances and Efficiencies

    Across the country (and around the world), conventional building methods are being thrown out the window in order to revolutionize both structural design and heating and cooling usage. A new home was just constructed in Nevada that helps reduce solar heat gain and maintain efficient energy levels. Developed by California firm OPA, the Shapeshifter House […]

  • Home Health Care: Not Just For The Elderly

    The home health care industry is massive, employing approximately 1.9 million people across the country. The most common beneficiaries are those above the age of 65, but the world has begun to see a need for home health aides that are specialized in pediatrics and work mainly with children. Between 15% and 18% of all […]