Category: Volume 13

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…

Smartphone Screen Time and Sleep

by Volume 13, Number 3 The blue wavelength of the light spectrum has the strongest impact on the human circadian rhythm. Particular photo-receptors in the eye, intrinsically photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells (ipRGCs), are particularly sensitive to blue light and provide…