Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease & Tick-Borne Illnesses

5 Questions about Tick-Borne Illness and Lyme Disease Ticks are tiny arachnids, 3 mm to 5 mm in length (poppy seed size to sesame seed size) that feed on the blood of mammals and birds. Many species transmit diseases, including Lyme Disease, to both people and animals. Ticks that bite humans are present in all…

purpose and meaning

Purpose And Meaning Improves Cognition and Longevity

Those with a greater sense of purpose and meaning have a decreased risk of dementia and mortality. To demonstrate this fact, a study from 2010 on 951 community-dwelling older persons showed that those with a greater reported sense of purpose were 2.4 times less likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease than those with a…