JACKSON, Mississippi. No one likes to feel pain. However, pain is an important mechanism that tells us when our bodies are in danger. Pain lets us know it is time to take our hands off the stove, or when it is time to get some rest if we’ve been pushing our bodies too hard. For […]
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JACKSON, Mississippi. According to Wired, scientists are studying how your genetics can affect your sensitivity level to pain. Some individuals have a genetic condition that makes them immune to pain. These individuals break bones or get burned and feel nothing. Other individuals suffer from chronic pain that leaves them debilitated as a result of a […]
JACKSON, Mississippi. Going for a bicycle ride? Want to listen to music while you pedal? In Mississippi, it is legal to use ear buds while riding your bike, according to Digital Music News. Yet, in many states, riding your bike while using ear buds is illegal. In New York, ear buds are prohibited. In Alaska […]
JACKSON, Mississippi. In recent news, two children were attacked by sharks off Long Island and another person was attacked by a shark in Florida. While shark attacks remain very rare, they have the potential to cause serious injuries. Most sharks don’t intend to eat humans. We aren’t on their diet. However, shark bites can occur […]
JACKSON, Mississippi. Be aware of a new deadly challenge is circulating around the internet. Like many other internet challenges, this one can be deadly, or at the very least, lead to serious injuries. Cosmopolitan magazine recently reported on the “hot water challenge.” It appears that the origins of the challenge can be traced back to […]
JACKSON, Mississippi. Bike Share is a city public service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a short term basis for a price or free. Many bike share systems allow people to borrow a bike from a “dock” and return it at another location.
In an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving, the National Safety Council has named April the official Distracted Driving Awareness Month. According to AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, distracted driving leads to approximately 5,000 deaths each year. Whether its texting, eating, checking emails or scrolling through social media, distracted driving is […]