Alzheimer’s disease mostly affects seniors (but is known to also occur in other age brackets) and for the families of the patients, its impact can be really heart-breaking. Sadly for the McDermott family, they have to go through the everyday pain of not being remembered by the head of their household, Ted McDermott. Ted McDermott,
Aside from the overflowing joy and happiness, owning an animal comes with a string of health benefits as well. Recent studies show that being around an animal companion helps in reducing one’s stress levels, regulating blood pressure, preventing stroke, and even improving mental health. However, despite these tempting advantages, some people are still hesitant of
Autism is a condition that can cause substantial communication, social and behavioral challenges. Sadly, some people still treat people with autism as if they are not able to feel, do not want friends or do regular things that most of us can do. This relates to the story of Buzz Green, a 24-year-old man who
Who would have thought that one of the world’s favorite sweet food can actually soothe cough? Most people reach out for lemon or cough syrup to cure the symptoms, while in fact you can simply indulge in a bar of chocolate. It sounds too good to be true, but this is the most recent findings.
If you were the only person who can save someone else’s life, would you do it? For some, this may be a difficult question. Who would not have thought so? After all, it is a matter of life and death. It is a situation that might save someone’s life, or possibly endanger yours in exchange.
The old adage “elephants never forget…” became popular for a reason. And though the saying may sound like an exaggeration, the memory of an elephant turned out be to even better than humans. With their brain weighing an average of 5 kilograms, they have a lot of memory space for their remarkable experiences. In the wild,
According to the latest American Time Use Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, since the year 2004, the population of readers in America has dropped by more than 30%. Given the advantage of today’s advanced technology, it is no wonder why a lot of people seldom pick up a physical book unlike before. After
About three decades ago, the plants that once littered the desolate lands of Sahara and other deserts are now populating office desks, window sills, and garden shelves. On top of those, succulent plants have also taken over various social media networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Wondering why a lot of people are
The King of Pop Michael Jackson released one of his award-winning song Thriller on the year 1982. But more than three decades later, the upbeat and electrifying music of Michael Jackson rocked the grounds of the Collegiate Challenge in the Convention Center of Anaheim, California. The audiences and performers present on the convention center cheered their
No amount of words stitched together could exactly paint the pain of losing someone. Knowing that you wouldn’t be able to see and be with the person who held a special place in your life, sure is hard to bear. Thus, it is not surprising to see outburst of emotions and hear sentimental anecdotes during a
Raising a family is not easy and it sure is not cheap either. According to authorities, raising a child from birth through the age of 17 costs about $14,000 in a year. Add this huge amount of money on top of housing fees and other financial obligations, raising a family sure can put a strain
The name “Susan Boyle” is one of those names that definitely ring a bell. You may have heard about her on the internet, when her audition video went viral and sparked the hearts of many, or you may be an avid watcher of the show, Britain’s Got Talent and immediately became a fan once she