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Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

Leah is driven by learning and adventure. She has studied Journalism, Early Human Development, and Culinary Arts. When she’s not writing she can be found reading or hiking the Southwest.
 · 4 min read

Man is Eating Raw Chicken Daily to ‘See What Happens’

Most people know eating undercooked or raw chicken is both incredibly dangerous and unhealthy. However, in a strange twist of events, a man has chosen to eat it “daily” to “see what happens”.  Raw Chicken Experiment John lives in Florida and has more than 400,000 followers on Instagram. In part, the reason for his popularity […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

Man Ate a Slug After Being Dared by His Friends Leading to a Tragic End

In 2018, a young man passed away after a dare from his friends turned life-threatening. The initial dare, which was to eat a slug, took place ten years prior, shedding some light on the dangers of parasites associated with slugs. In 2010, 19-year-old Sam Ballard from Sydney, Australia, was blowing off some steam with his […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 2 min read

Grieving Mom Warns of Bottle Propping

Bottle propping is, without doubt, a deep-dark parenting confession. This stealthy method of feeding involves propping up a bottle so that you can provide nourishment for baby, hands-free. While feeding time is a time of bonding, sometimes parents just crave a few minutes of hands-free time. A young mother from the UK is pushing us […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

A 16-Year-Old Died After Being Electrocuted By His Headphones

This article was originally published in December 2018 and has since been updated. A 16-year-old boy from Rembau, Malaysia was electrocuted to death while using headphones that were plugged into his charging mobile phone. (1) The victim, identified as Mohd Aidi Azzhar Zahrin, was found by his mother when she got home from work at […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 9 min read

13 Habits of People With Concealed Depression

In America today, roughly 19 million people suffer from depression. It is estimated that at any given time, three to five percent of adults are experiencing a major depressive episode, and 2 of every 100 kids and 8 of every 100 teenagers have severe depression. All of these statistics exist despite depression being a very […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

A Neuroscientist Reveals the Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

We all have different ideas about where our happiness comes from. For some, it comes from a happy childhood, others feel their happiness comes from their relationship or lack thereof. Your career, hobbies, how you spend your money, all of these could be sources of a person’s happiness. But what if these aren’t the most […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 6 min read

Stressed? This is how it physically damages your body and causes back pain

Every single day I encounter patients who are suffering from some form of stress-related illness.  They have typically been feeling this way for an extended period and have realized that it is not normal to feel tired, lethargic, moody, anxious and unmotivated. It is my role as a practitioner to find the cause of their […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 6 min read

Why People With Mental Illnesses Always Feel So Tired

Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. is living with some form of mental illness. For these people, just getting out of bed can be the hardest thing to do. Then comes the basic tasks like brushing your teeth and changing your clothes to look presentable to the outside world…all the while, you are […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 6 min read

5 Dead Giveaways There’s a Toxic Person in Your Life

Do you agree that the people in your life should be ones who lift you up instead of tear you down? Every once in a while it’s healthy to do a little friend-ventory to remove the negative influences in your life and replace them with positive ones. If you’re going through a long list of […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer