Critical Thinking

Q: What is critical thinking? A: Thank you for a great question. Here are thoughts from Michael Scriven and Richard Paul from the National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking Instruction.   A Brief Conceptualization of Critical Thinking Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and/or evaluating [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Holy Moly Guacamole!

Ingredients: 1 (15-ounce) can peas, drained and rinsed ½ cup mashed avocado (~1 medium avocado) ¼ cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt 4 tsp lime juice ½ tsp garlic, minced ¼ tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 1/8 tsp cumin 1/8 tsp chile powder 1/3 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, chopped ¼ cup onion, finely chopped Place [...]

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Benefits of that food that might surprise you

I have been storing up some tidbits of information that I have read over the last few month, all relating to food or secrets of food! Green Tea: Remember the blog I wrote on the dangers of ibuprofen use during exercise (http://ingoodhealthfdl.agnesian.com/2012/12/23/ibuprofen-and-exercise/)?  There are foods that have anti-inflammatory properties that are much easier on your [...]

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Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Video Blog: What are Holy Orders?

Deacons, priests, bishops, archbishops, cardinals and the pope. How did these men get their start? How do you know when you’re on the opposite end of that Divine call? Bishop Don shares his personal story and orders up some great info on the leaders who serve us. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church [...]

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autism

Getting to Know Savant Syndrome: Part III

Why is savant syndrome seen more frequently in males than females? Savant syndrome does occur four to six times more frequently in males than females. Partly that is due to the fact that savant syndrome occurs in as high as 10 percent of individuals with autistic disorder where that same disproportionate male:female ratio is seen. [...]

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You

Recommended Screening by Age – 30s

Getting preventive care is one of the most important steps you can take to manage your health. That’s because when a condition is diagnosed early, it is usually easier to treat. And regular checkups can help you and your doctor identify lifestyle changes you can make to avoid certain conditions. In addition to a full [...]

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What Is UV Sun Exposure and How Do I Protect Myself From It?

Often when we read or hear about skin cancer and sun exposure the term UV will be used. UV is short for ultraviolet radiation and it is given off by the sun, as well as tanning beds. The UV rays have three different wavelengths called UVA, UVB and UVC. The different wavelengths determine how deep [...]

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