Author: Paul Hershberger

Smartphone Brain Drain

by   Volume 13, Number 9 One major change in the lives of persons living in developed countries over the past decade is the presence of smartphones. According to the Pew Research Center, as of January of this year, 77%…

Walking and Conflict

by Volume 13, Number 8 Walking is arguably the most basic form of physical activity, and its associated health benefits have been well established. Walking has made its way into the workplace in the form of walking meetings and/or treadmill…

Prevention Costs

by Volume 13, Number 7 The current healthcare crisis/debate in the United States is very important and polarizing, as the implications for health, lives, costs, healthcare organizations and other entities are far-reaching. The current debate, and the main focus of…

Necks

by Volume 13, Number 6 The 17th century philosopher René Descartes had a profound impact on perspectives of health and illness, as he challenged the prevailing notion of his time that sickness was a form of divine punishment. Descartes’ argued…

Loneliness

by Volume 13, Number 5 Loneliness is as an unpleasant emotional state in which one perceives social isolation from others. In other words, it can be thought of as the discrepancy between a person’s desired and actual quality of social…