Where did the Moon come from?

By J. Richard Gott The standard theory for the origin of the Moon is that a Mars-sized planet (named Theia) collided with the Earth about 4.5 billion years ago, and that the splash debris formed the Moon. This theory can explain why the Earth and Moon have identical oxygen isotope abundances (as discovered by the

UFOs: Believe or Not?

Global warming. Species extinction. The end of fossil fuels. Without doubt, there are plenty of problems to cause you to sweat and fret if you’re concerned about our planet’s near-future. But how about adding this to your plate: alien invasion. Sure, it happens regularly in the movies, but what if it’s for real. One-third of

How To Treat Blisters on Feet

Blisters are small sacks of fluid that builds up within the upper layers of skin. Blisters on feet will usually occur from the rubbing of shoes that fit poorly or improperly.  They can also occur from other forms of friction, infections, freezing, burns, or chemical exposure. Wearing a pair of shoes for an extended period

Viral Pharyngitis

Viral Pharyngitis – Pharyngitis is the term given to inflammation of the pharynx, whereas tonsillitis is the inflammation of the tonsils. Both appear as a sore throat and, as often happens at the same time, we call this situation as a sore throat. Although swollen joints, some people are predominantly tonsillitis, while others, pharyngitis. The

6 Tips for Choosing an Atlanta HVAC Contractor

Hearing that you need to replace a central ac system is bad enough, but knowing that you now have to go find and learn how to choose an HVAC contractor can be very stressful when its hot and humid outside your Atlanta home! Like any other business, the home HVAC replacement market has its share

Know More About the Community Associated MRSA

The Community Associated MRSA, better known as CA-MRSA infections are reported to be the cause of over 50% of the MRSA infections. These Community Associated MRSA infections cause the infection to spread amongst those who’re currently outside the premises of hospitals as well as health-care centers. Fatal Consequences The deadlier outcomes of these infections lead

Early Signs of Staph Infection

Staphylococcus aureus bacteria live on human skin surface as well as inside the nose and throat. Very often, issues related to staph bacteria are very minimal and it enters the body through the abrasion that causes infection to the body. Staph bacteria cause other conditions with different symptoms. Here are some of the infection types

Ask an Expert: Can I Exercise Too Much?

Some believe that slaving away at the gym for hours may not actually be doing wonders for your body. The Hormone Diet author Dr. Natasha Turner warns there is a critical point at which the benefits of exercise are outweighed by the risk factors. Find out how long you should spend on your workout. Dr.

Apple Spice Cookie Recipe: Perfect With Breakfast or a Healthy Snack

Lucky for me, I don’t think I’ve ever come back from a trip up to Northern Ontario (where my parents live) without a care package from Ma McCarthy. This past weekend was no different — my mom sent me home with spelt flour apple spice cookies. I must admit, these healthy bites of deliciousness came

A Workout to Improve Balance

Dear Sarah,After reading your post on using the mini trampoline for a great workout, it got me thinking about my own balancing act. I notice during my flow class (mind/body program which combines yoga, tai chi and pilates, all set to music) that I lack stability during the balancing part. I always attributed this to

7 Tips for a Successful Marriage

Wondering if you have what it takes to make marriage work? Patricia and Gregory Kuhlman of Marriage Success Training have dedicated their lives to helping couples get on the right track. Keep reading for their top tips on keeping your marriage together. Q: Are there basic, common elements to every successful marriage? A: In happy,

The Care and Banishment of Yellow Toenails

Go ahead, take a look. No one’s watching. You can take a peek. You won’t like it, understand, but sooner or later you have to. See, I told you that you wouldn’t like it. Denial is not yet perfect as a yellow toenail treatment. Those toenails are still, well, yellow, aren’t they? They’re just not