Medical Articles

Vitamins For Dry Skin

Dry skin can be caused by a variety of factors. For people suffering from dry skin that has been inherited, there is no permanent solution except to take care of the skin with creams and lotions to avoid aggravating the condition. Dry skin is also caused by old age. The body then cannot produce sufficient…

Do not Let the Game Lead to a DUI

When the weather gets nice and spring rolls around, that means baseball season is upon us. If you live in an area where a professional baseball team is located, a night out watching a game with friends can be a wonderful way to spend an evening. Just like with everything else, you must be safe…

Branding ‘Concierge Medicine’

Concierge medicine has had somewhat of a “brand/identity” issue in the media and health care marketplace. Concierge medicine (also known as “Direct Care” and sometimes closely aligned with the term “Direct Primary Care”) is a term used to describe a relationship with a primary care physician in which the patient pays an affordable fee for…

Alaris 8000 PC Repair – A Smart Money-Saving Secret

The speedy advancement of medical electronics technology is truly amazing. However, it is mind-boggling how advanced technology can easily be rendered useless by simple and common failures. Take for instance the Alaris 8000 PC, or Point-of-Care Unit. This Alaris System, which was formerly known as the Medley System, acts as a hub and programming interface…

Medical Alert Bracelets for Diabetics

If you or someone you love has diabetes, getting a diabetic medical alert bracelet is imperative. Because of the nature of the condition, diabetics can have medical emergencies at any time. If they’re not with someone who knows their medical condition’s specifics, medicinal mistakes could be made. To be proactive about diabetic care, investing in…

How Cancer Spreads

Cancer is a dangerous disease regardless of where it is located in the body. It is even more dangerous than normal when it is located in an area that has a high number of blood vessels or other conveyors of bodily fluids. Tumors in these areas are more dangerous because there is a higher chance…

The Ebola Virus Infection

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever infection (EHF) caused by the fatal and still mysterious Ebola Virus has became a worldwide concern since its discovery in 1976. The Ebola outbreaks in the African continent have alarmed scientists, medical experts, and the government and volunteer organizations so that teams have been deployed to monitor and control the situation. The…

My Love For Shopping

At eighteen, I was issued a license that right of passage so important for a young person striving for independence and autonomy. I was even more excited to get my license since I always felt different from the other kids and that I had something to prove. Now, the gap was closing (no pun intended)…

Dangers of Heat Stroke

The dangers of heat stroke is important to know if you are planning on spending time outside working or playing in a very warm climate. Rising temperatures make heat strokes a possibility. Knowing how to prevent this dangerous possibility and how to treat it if it occurs is important. Heat stroke can be fatal if…

Crazy in America

“A national scandal” is the coined phrase Ms. Pfeiffer, an investigative reporter, uses to describe mentally ill persons and their shockingly tragic encounters with the criminal justice system. In this heartrending book she meticulously documents the stories of six mentally ill individuals who came into contact with the criminal justice system because of aberrant psychotic…

One Flew Under the Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Under the Cuckoo’s Nest is a dark commentary on the dismal state of mental health care in modern society. The book follows Bernie as she battles through a schizophrenic fugue trying to make sense of her own mental state. She struggles through her treatment trying to make sense of her life, her passions,…

How to Change to Raw Food for Dogs

Changing a pet’s diet can be a challenging job, especially since most animals always want to eat the same type of food they’re taught to eat. Ideally, a dog should be given raw (or mostly raw) meals from puphood, yet unfortunately, most raw foodists only acknowledge the benefits of the raw diet when they are…

Chinese Medicine For Hair Loss

Chinese medicine consists of the following healing techniques: herbology, acupuncture, and acupressure. These modes of healing can be rooted back in the ancient Chinese system of treating diseases. Right now, a lot of medical practitioners are claiming that these healing techniques have some legitimate scientific basis to it. Incidentally, hair loss is just one minor…