Author: Emma Sturgis

Emma is a freelance writer based in Boston, MA. She writes most often on health and education. When not writing, she enjoys reading and rock climbing. Say hi on Twitter @EmmaSturgis2

How Professionals Care for the Aged and Elderly

Professional care for the elderly presents a set of challenges that are unique within the field.

How to Preserve Your Mental Health as Days Get Shorter and Darker

Even as beautiful fall weather and colors begin to make their appearance, the prospect looms of cold, cloudy, and short days ahead. Even for the most positive of people, the long winter months can make it difficult to stay happy and mentally healthy. Nevertheless, it is important to do everything you can to maintain your mental health, to help prevent yourself from falling into depression. Here, then, are a few ways to preserve and protect your mental health as those summer days slip away. Get Away If your corner of the world isn’t sunny and bright, one of the best ... Read more

Kidney Problems: 5 Signs You May Need Dialysis

Being diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) failure is a scary time in many people’s lives.

The Fountain of Youth: Natural Skin Care Treatments That Will Keep You Young

Most people want to look as young as possible. The easiest way to do that is take good care of your skin.

5 Tips for Helping Your Depression without Getting Addicted to Medication

Too many times we see that people are turning to prescription medication for their problems. Sometimes that may even mean through unsavory means. Because of this we look at alternatives to side affect riddled medication in this article.

Brushing Up: What Your Oral Hygiene Routine Is Missing

You want to enjoy your teeth for many, many years to come. Unfortunately, wanting to keep your teeth healthy isn’t the same as following an oral hygiene routine that’s necessary to keep your teeth healthy. If you’ve already established an oral hygiene routine but think is missing something, here are three things for you to consider. Frequent Flossing Flossing can seem inconsequential to most people. It doesn’t seem to provide any immediate benefits to the health of your mouth. The benefits of flossing are more long-term and can mean the difference between having teeth and having teeth extracted. During your ... Read more

4 Technological Advancements That Support Eye Health

The field of science is doing a lot in terms of providing you with better quality of life. Some of these technological advancements are also working to support overall eye health. Here are some of the ways that these advancements are improving your ability to see better for longer. Improved Detection Techniques  Early detection of eye problems is crucial for maintaining optimal eye health. For example, an optometrist can use a digital camera to take a picture of the inside of your eyeball. Some of these machines are even using diamonds in order to detect if you have glaucoma at ... Read more

Taking Care of Your Feet: 4 Reasons You Should See a Podiatrist

Feet doctors can be very useful in a number of different scenarios. In order to become a doctor who specializes in the feet, these individuals have to complete medical school and a residency.

How Can Physical Therapy Help You Heal after an Accident?

Some people might think of physical therapy as useful during convalescence from a long illness or serious surgery.

4 Types of Lab Equipment Crucial to Success

Science labs are found in elementary, charter, private and public high schools and universities.

Painful Smiles: 3 Signs You Need an Emergency Dentist

Understanding when you need to see a dentist for an emergency visit can help you take better care of your teeth.

How Hospitals Keep Track of Their Physicians and Nurses

The healthcare industry has a lot of keep track of just in terms of advancements in medicine.