Methemoglobinemia: What it is and What Causes it

Methemoglobinemia, boy that’s a mouthful isn’t it? But what is methemoglobinemia and what causes it? Methemoglobinemia is blood disorder in which an inordinate amount of methemoglobin, a form of hemoglobin, is produced in the bloodstream. Hemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that carries and distributes oxygen to the rest of the body. With… Read more

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History of Mardi Gras!

Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday, as it’s known in the United States, is best known today for its carnival atmosphere complete with beads, booze and raucous partying. But did you know that the Mardi Gras tradition dates back over three centuries? Early History of Mardi Gras Mardi Gras origins can be traced back to medieval… Read more

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Take a Yo-Yo Class!

Ever wanted to try your hand at the fine art of Yo-yo? Maybe you have a little one at home who’s had his interest piqued by a YouTube video. If you’re looking for a fun and different way to spend a Saturday afternoon, then why not check out a yo-yo class? It’s happening right here… Read more

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The Truth Behind Fluoride in the Water Supply

For several years, people have argued over whether or not fluoridation of public water sources is safe and has the best interests of the public in mind. Water fluoridation is the addition of chemical fluoride to community water supplies for the sake of reducing the occurrence of cavities in the population. Fluoridation officially became a… Read more

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