“Chemo Brain” Facts and Fiction

For years, many people with cancer have been frustrated by the mental confusion they sometimes notice during and after treatment. Although doctors aren't sure of the exact cause, this mental fog that can happen is often called chemo brain. These mental changes can last a short time or go on for years and can be very…

Fall: The Magic of Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterflies are one of the most majestic creatures on Earth. Since monarchs are not able to survive the cold winters of northern climates, they migrate south and west each autumn to escape to a warmer climate. Remarkably, some travel more than 2,500 miles to Mexico or Southern California to hibernate during the winter and return…

How Weather Impacts Joint Pain

We probably all have an older relative who likes to predict the weather based on how their bones and joints are feeling. We might shrug it off as nonsense, but there could actually be some truth to it. According to some theories, bones weakened by old age, injury or disease are more sensitive to changes in the weather,…

5 Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

We all want to be healthy. With so many gimmicks out there, how do we really know what foods are fueling our bodies and which ones are hurting them? When it comes to fat, Omega-3 fatty acids are critical for functioning but also deliver some major health benefits. They are primarily found in certain fish…