Medical Articles

Dog Vomiting – Yuck! My Dog Just Threw Up

Just about everyone who has, or has had, a dog, has either thought or said that or something close to it. Over the years every dog I’ve had has thrown up at one time or another. For some it was a weekly thing and others hardlly ever. We had one dog, Shelly, who threw up…

Finding Life Insurance After a Heart Attack

It’s common knowledge that having a heart attack in your medical history is a red flag when it comes to applying for life insurance, but even with a heart condition, you are not necessarily precluded from being insured, nor will you automatically have to pay exorbitant premiums. Depending on the steps you have taken to…

Preventing Heart Disease

Heart disease causes half of all deaths within the United States each year and is the leading cause of death worldwide. While there are some factors that are uncontrollable, many factors contributing to heart disease are easily preventable by creating lifestyle changes. High blood pressure is a major cause of heart disease, and high cholesterol…

How to Take Care of Maggot Infestation in Open Wounds

 Introduction “Eeeeeew!!”, that’s the reaction everyone has on reading the phrase, “maggot infestation of live humans!!” a concept which has given rise to many urban legends. The reality is that alive humans DO get infected with maggots. Maggot is the common term used to refer to fly larvae. Undoubtedly, there are as many types of maggots…

Five Factors to Consider in Naming Your Baby

Naming your baby is seriously not a simple job. Coming up with the right name is time consuming, confusing and at the same time fun. There a lot of different ideas and reasons to consider. You should never get this wrong because an identifier could certainly last a lifetime and choosing the wrong name for…

Scurvy- It’s Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Scurvy: Scurvy is a condition caused by a lack of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) in the diet. Signs of scurvy include tiredness, muscle weakness, joint and muscle aches, a rash on the legs, and bleeding gums. In the past, scurvy was common among sailors and other people deprived of fresh fruits and vegetables for long…

Online Job Search – How to Seek a Job Online

The internet has become a new place for manager wannabies and the job seeker alike who want to capitalize on the new growth engine. Online job hunting has bred a new generation of job seekers who are more than willing to use their online activities for their benefit and ultimately getting a job of their…

10 Visual Changes in Parkinson’s Disease

Among the NMS (non-movement symptoms) of Parkinson’s disease, visual changes are often confused with normal aging. However the mechanisms and treatment are very different and some are not even correctable at all. Eye changes of normal aging mainly involve a stiffening of the lens of the eye, making focus on close objects at acute angles…

Cardiac Tumors/Myxoma surgery In India At Affordable Low Cost

  Cardiac Tumors/Myxoma surgery What are cardiac tumors ? Cardiac tumors are growths that arise in the heart’s inner lining, its muscle layer, or the surrounding pericardium. Although cardiac tumors can be benign (non-cancerous) or cancerous, the majority of cardiac tumors – approximately 70% – are non-cancerous. Benign Cardiac Tumors  Myxoma : – The most…

The Moment of Truth

Chapter One The Moment of Truth It is a long story, but it began after Hughie’s Summer Day Camp, Chandler Newberger’s Sports Camp, was finished July 11th. Hughie had a big day, as the camp always plans a day trip to Six Flags Great America, an amusement park, and the campers leave at 8:45am and…

Chadon Beni – Trini Herb Extraordinaire

Chadon beni or shado beni is a herb with a strong pungent scent and flavor that is used extensively in Caribbean cooking, more so Trini cooking. The scientific name for the herb is ‘Eryngium foetidum’ but in Trinidad and Tobago the popular “market” names for chadon beni are culantro or bhandhania. Culantro is distinct from…