One Foot in Heaven

I have been accused of living my life with one foot in Heaven, my eyes focused on another country, my ears cocked to hear the sound of the trump of God (1 Thessalonians 4:16). My response has always been, "I certainly hope so!" I have taken seriously Paul's assurance in 2 Timothy 4: 8 (NIV)…

Auditory Processing – Why Does not My Child Listen?

"I've had her ears checked and her hearing is fine, but she just does not listen!" As a Speech Pathologist I often heard this from parents. These children may have passed full audiology hearing assessments and have hearing within normal limits, but present as children who do not seem to hear properly in some ways.…

The Effect of Speed on Vision While Driving

Visual Acuity One of the primary effects of speed is to decrease for objects in the foreground, which are rendered unclear because of the motion and vibration of the car. Investigation has shown that this range of sub standard foreground vision increases by approximately 20 feet for each increase of 10 miles per hour in…

A Brief Overview of Mesothelioma

Introduction Nowadays there is a lot of discussion all over the world, both offline and over the Internet, about mesothelioma. In the USA, there are mesothelioma awareness groups in almost every city in the USA. Besides discussion forums, mesothelioma legal cells, mesothelioma forums, mesothelioma awareness groups etc., today mesothelioma research is a very vast subject.…

Aloe Remedies

The Aloe Vera plant looks like a little cactus because it is really a desert plant that is indigenous to the Southern Parts of Africa and Asia. The plant has been used since the time of the Egyptians to help with a number of ailments including burns, bites, acne, eczema, and digestive issues. To this…

What is an Audioologist?

An audiologist is a professional who specializes in the testing of hearing. Audiologists also function as hearing-aid providers, but not all hearing-aid providers are audiologists. An audiologist is the professional who specializes in evaluating and treating people with hearing loss. The audiologist has extensive training and skills to evaluate the hearing of adults, infants and…

What Women Need To Know About Sleep Disorders

Women and sleep problems There is sufficient research to show that women are more prone to sleep related disorders than men. One of the main reasons for this is the hormonal make-up of a lady. When there is a spike or a drop in hormone levels, especially during the menstrual cycle, pre or post pregnancy…

Celebrating Independently-Minded Women In America

Fighting For Women's Rights & Education From early on, women bought for their rights – whether it was to own land, to give girls the opportunity for a good education, or for equal rights in the workplace. Here are some women who stand out in history: Margaret Brent: In 1639, Brent became the first female…

Dawa-Ul-Misk Motadil Jawaharwali – A Classical Unani Drug For Cardiac Arrhythmia

Dawa-ul-misk is a multi-purpose classical Unani pharmacopoeia formulation consisting of herbs, fruits, dry-fruits, minerals (kushtas) and distillates.It is used extensively in Unani (Hakimi) system of alternative medicines mostly as cardiac tonic for arrhythmia and in convalescence process (period of recovery after serious illness/surgery). It comes in three different forms viz: Har(hot), Barid(cold) and motadail (normal)…

My Journey With Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Recently, I was diagnosed by my gynecologist with Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder, also known as PMDD. For many years, I had been erroneously diagnosed with various conditions, including bi-polar disorder, major depressive disorder, and, after the birth of my son, post-partum depression with psychological features. None of these diagnoses appeared to fit my symptoms, until a…