The Search for Identity in American Literature and Life

One of the most pervasive themes in American literature is “the search for identity.” Our earliest authors celebrated literary characters who separated from family, ancestry, and the past to head west. Read more:


The Importance of Female Friendships Among Women

“I love my husband, but it is nothing like a conversation with a woman that understands you. I grow so much from those conversations.” -Beyonce Men are from Mars and women are from Venus; meaning we as females are inherently different from men. Read more:

For Obese People, Health Risks Drop With Weight

Overweight individuals who lose more than a fifth of their body weight more than double their chances of achieving good metabolic health, compared to those who only lose a relatively small amount, according to a new study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Read more: