• Is Sleep Apnea Making You a

    Morning Zombie?

    Do you wake up feeling like a zombie? Do you have trouble keeping your eyes open at work or school, or even while driving? You might be one of the 12 million-plus Americans feeling the effects of a disorder known as sleep apnea. Even though you may be getting to bed at a reasonable hour and assuming you’re getting a normal night’s sleep, sleep apnea can subtly interrupt the quality of your sleep, making you feel tired and lethargic in the morning. (more…)

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  • Recipe: Homemade

    Pumpkin Spice Latte

    Fall is finally here and we are officially excited about EVERYTHING pumpkin! Instead of buying the famous coffeehouse drink, skip out on the saturated fat, carbohydrates, and sugars by crafting your own version of the pumpkin spice latte in the kitchen. You may be used to waiting in a long line for this tasty treat, so you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find you can whip up this recipe in half the time. Better yet, this version uses real pumpkin, not syrup! (more…)

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  • Infographic:

    Colors of the Eye

    From the famous lines of beloved songs to the stories of ancient legends, eye color has captivated audiences throughout time. The origins and genetic makeup associated with eye color makes the color of one’s eye more complex than a simple collection of aesthetic traits, however. Genes and pigment concentrations are two important factors in determining eye color. Some eye colors are more rare than others and can be linked to genetics or family origins and heritage. (more…)

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Archive for June, 2014

Sports Drink vs. Water

by Sports Medicine

Performing your best is hard to do when you’re dehydrated. Whether your exercise is recreational or a little more serious, our bodies can become dehydrated easily, especially during the hot summer months. (more…)

Infographic: 4th of July Fireworks Safety

by Trauma & Emergency Medicine

Independence Day is certainly something to celebrate — however, sometimes the celebration can sour when do-it-yourself fireworks displays go wrong. Each 4th of July, over 9,000 people are injured by fireworks with almost half of these injuries occurring in those under the age of 20 due to misuse. (more…)

Selecting the Best Sunglasses

by Eye Center

Protecting your eyes from harmful sun rays is important to overall eye health. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays are not only damaging to the skin, but they can also damage the lens of your eye, cornea and retina. (more…)