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Gearbox Maintenance Tips

Simple observations regarding gearbox repairs can help you discover what is wrong with your power transmission equipment. Here are some tips to troubleshooting certain mechanical transmission product problems. Gear Drives Power transmission equipment provides a rotary motion and torque between equipment and a primary mover. If there is a problem in the support, maintenance, loading,…

3 Ways to Improve Audio Dialog on Your TV

You just bought that brand new 50 inch state of the art LED TV. The picture is fantastic and it includes all the newest Smart TV features. You get it home, plug it in and go through all the set up in the manual. You turn it on to watch one of your favorite shows…

A Guide to Teachers: Spotting Drug Abuse

Substance abuse, or drug abuse is excessively and repeatedly using chemicals to change perception or achieve a different state of mind. Substance abuse has many causes, the most common ones include, peer pressure, academic stress, teenage depression or other untreated emotional or physical causes. Being a teacher, it is important to understand and help your…

Type 2 Diabetes – What Are Those Cravings All About?

Cravings are triggered by biological properties of the foods themselves, in other words some foods have a chemical makeup that cause us to crave them in much the same was as drugs, alcohol and tobacco which have an addictive component. Only some foods though lend themselves to cravings and these foods are enticing to most…

Ringworm Disease – Who Can Be Affected?

Who can be affected by ringworm? Actually, anyone can be infected by ringworm disease. Even if you are rich, you can be infected. There are no exceptions for ringworm. But what really is ringworm? What is it like? How can it spread? And most importantly, how can you prevent it? Ringworm is a fungal infection.…

The 10 Most Mysterious Diseases in the World

Despite significant breakthroughs in medicine and health over the past few decades there are still many long-standing unknowns in the medical community. While there are many sicknesses doctors can cure with a pen and a prescription pad, there are even more that still stump the pros, confound the public and rage on uncontested. 10) Morgellons…

Jock Itch or Genital Herpes?

Genital herpes and jock itch are rarely confused, but genital herpes in its early stages may be mistaken for jock itch since both conditions have similar symptoms. They are both uncomfortable, produce red, irritated skin and appear in the thighs, groin or genital area. However, they are usually quite easy to differentiate. This article is…

Disenfranchised Grief and Depression

Disenfranchised grief is grief experienced by an individual that is not openly acknowledged, socially validated or publicly observed. The loss experienced is real, but survivors are not accorded the “right to grieve” by anyone around them. An individual may have an intense and multifaceted reaction to a loss, yet those around him are completely ignorant…

Realistic Anxiety

Realistic anxiety has about the same meaning as fear. In realistic anxiety the feeling that one is threatened has a clear source. Say that you have been asked to give a short speech. The anxiety you feel before you give the talk is directly linked to the possibility that your audience will be bored or…