Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Public Restroom Sanitation

Remember the diaper-wearing astronaut that drove hours to confront her lover? The story got me wondering, not about the sordid love triangle, but about her diaper. As we know, the job requirements of an astronaut can preclude them from taking a bathroom break. To deal with this conundrum, they wear Maximum Absorption Garments, or adult … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Public Restroom Sanitation

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Some Not-So-Healthy ‘Health’ Foods

The best advertising campaigns are ones that go unnoticed.  They become so ingrained in society that they slip right under our nose and create a mainstream movement. As a result it requires us to investigate and dissect out what is what. In others words: to become knowledgeable. Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know: About … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Some Not-So-Healthy ‘Health’ Foods

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Drinking Water

H2Ohhhhhhhhh We have all heard the saying that “The best things in life are free.” There is no doubt that hugs, smiles, kisses, and laughter are priceless. Well, let’s add another one to the list: drinking water. Did you know that water makes up 60% of our body weight and is present in every organ, … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Drinking Water

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Sleep and Weight Gain

Our Loss, Our Gain: Sleep and Weight How They are Linked Feeling sleepy this morning and constantly reaching for more coffee and a doughnut to wash it down? Those potato chips also seem to be calling our name louder than we remember. We just want that salt. And why not? We could use that extra … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Sleep and Weight Gain

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Yawning

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that NOT all yawns are created equal, that although they are endowed by Mother Nature with certain unalienable causes, that among these are Sleepiness, Excitement, and the Pursuit of Empathy…we still do not know exactly why we do it.” Reading this improvised Declaration of Yawning probably did little … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Yawning

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Home Remedies for Sleep

Don’t Get Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place “At night I cannot fall asleep or stay asleep. But in the morning, I cannot wake up or stay awake.” If this describes your sleep pattern, you are not alone. Nearly 70 million Americans suffer from insomnia. And now there is mounting evidence that sleep … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Home Remedies for Sleep

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Flatulence

When it appears that our world is in disarray because of differences—religion, culture, race, gender—it’s reassuring to find common ground. Although it may be considered inappropriate etiquette to discuss, we have a shared human experience, known as flatulence. Passing gas is natural and can make us smile, laugh, wince, and possibly cry. But more importantly, … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Flatulence

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Concentration

Here’s a quick algebra lesson: C x T = P (Concentration multiplied by Time equals Progress). If concentration is decreased, more time will be needed to achieve progress. Just do the math. In this equation there is also an unknown, or X factor, that comes into play. And no, I am not referring to Simon … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Concentration

Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Cancer

Our body is truly amazing. It is comprised of an estimated 3 trillion cells that form tissues and organs and work harmoniously together. A cell is our body’s basic unit of life. And, each cell is the CEO of its own factory with a particular job function—pumping blood, memory, clearing toxins, synthesizing hormones or proteins, … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need To Know About Cancer