Addicted To Stress?

Addicted To Stress?

Stress, with all its negative effects, can be addictive. Some people love it, even though it’s killing them. Stress is an addiction that causes insomnia and weight gain. Moreover, it leads to other harmful self-soothing habits like smoking; excessive alcohol use; and...
Zika vs DEET

Zika vs DEET

Avoiding mosquito bites offers the best protection against Zika virus. Use DEET. But, you should know that this insect repellant is absorbed through the skin. DEET crosses the placenta. This compound will get into the babies bloodstream. But, DEET has never been shown...
Ode To Women in the Military

Ode To Women in the Military

Command Sergeant Major Adams (Retired) has served our military for longer than she has been my friend. Thirty years. She has been deployed to the Persian Gulf for both Desert Storm and Dessert Shield. In 2004 she was sent back to the Middle East for Operation Iraqi...
Understanding Transgender Children

Understanding Transgender Children

From the moment we’re born, our gender identity is no secret.We’re either a boy or a girl. Gender organizes our world into pink or blue. As we grow up, most of us naturally fit into our gender roles. Girls wear dresses and play with dolls. For boys,...