Estrogen and Progesterone: Beyond the Gonads

Once again I am extremely lucky (please check my article on 8 Habits of Highly Lucky People) to have this article co-written by a senior graduate student who's an expert on how reproductive hormones act on the brain. Stephanie Koebele is completing her PhD studies in Dr. Read more:

Older adults who have slower walking speeds may have increased risk for dementia

Because there's currently no cure for dementia, it's important to know about the risk factors that may lead to developing it. For example, researchers have learned that older adults with slower walking speeds seem to have a greater risk of dementia than those with faster walking speeds. Read more:

It’s National Puppy Day So Give Them All the Love You Can

Today is National Puppy Day (#NationalPuppyDay). Colleen Paige founded this most important day in 2006 "in the hopes of improving the lives of puppies everywhere." She also is the founder of National Dog Day (August 26) and National Cat Day (October 29). Read more:

School Shootings and Youth Mental Health

School shooting in the United States are not a new issue and sadly continue to plague many communities across the country. The recent shooting in Florida has sparked much debate around gun laws and has re-energized many youth to take a stand against gun violence in schools. Read more: