Medical Articles

Florenz Ziegfeld

Ziegfeld was the original impresario and showman. He is most famous for the Ziegfeld Follies which were famous theatrical productions on Broadway with the best stars of its day. Famous performers such as Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice and Barbara Stanwyck appeared in the shows. Costumes were designed by famous names such as Lucille and Erte.…

Bras – Dealing With Underwire Poking

When it comes to support, there is little doubt that an underwire bra is the best bra on the market. That being said, millions of women hate them for one reason. They are sick and tired of being poked by that underwire! A bra is supposed to do three things for you. First, it is…

Building Global Leaders – Issues and Challenges

INTRODUCTION “The Era of globalization is fast becoming the preferred term for describing the current times. Just as the expression the cold Era was and the space age are used to describe for particular periods of history just the same way the globalization describes the political, the economic and the cultural psyche of today. People…

Shoulder Dislocation – The Diagnosis Can Be Elusive

Shoulder Dislocation is extremely common – roughly half of all major joint dislocations seen in the Emergency Department are shoulder dislocations. An unstable shoulder can result from a shoulder dislocation or a shoulder subluxation, when the ball almost slides out of the socket. So an unstable shoulder is a more broad term including both shoulder…

Dental Health: Stick Out Your Tongue and Say – Ouch!

Growing up as a Baby Boomer, I remember our generation being accused of going wild with our socially unacceptable fashion statements. Young men with shoulder-length hair and young women wearing hot pants shocked the nation’s sensibilities. It was suggested among our parents’ generation that we’d never amount to anything with our rebellious ways. Yet we…

AIM For Strong Bones

The adult human skeletal system is typically made up of 206 bones, whereas a newborn baby has more than 300 bones in their body. Some of the bones in a baby are made of regular bone and some are made of cartilage, which is soft and flexible. As we develop and grow, the cartilage also…

Bungee Trampolines: Discover New Heights

Trampoline jumping has literally been taken to new heights with the launch of a gravity-defying, adrenaline-pumping sport known as bungee trampoline, introduced by the world of extreme sports. In bungee trampoline, the jumper has an adjustable harness attached to the waist, connected to bungee ropes on both sides. This allows various types of somersaults and…

Escalator Injuries and Children

To most adults, escalators usually appear to be an unassuming method of transportation. They allow you to move from one floor to the next without having to climb stairs or wait for an elevator. Many children however, do not understand the dangers of playing on escalators. Each year, countless children are injured on escalators in…

An Informative Review of Popular Adjustable Beds

This article provides a detailed review of popular adjustable beds available for purchase both on and off-line. Prominent adjustable bed manufacturers include Craftmatic, Sleep Comfort, Sealy, Tempur Pedic, and Spring Air. Craftmatic Adjustable Beds The Craftmatic Adjustable Bed Company has been in the marketing of adjustable beds for more than 30 years and the company…

Are You at Risk of a Sore Throat on One Side?

When was the last time you got a  sore   throat ?  Sore   throats  on one side are really irritating, especially if they persist for one whole week. You can’t talk, you can’t breathe well, and you can’t drink. What else left can you do while suffering from this allergy of the throat? Truly, a  sore   throat …

Canine Influenza – Is There Such A Thing?

Canine influenza is generally not a stand alone problem. Symptoms similar to influenza in humans tend to accompany other complications according to the breed. For example Greyhounds and Great Danes tend to be disposed to pneumonia. These breeds have narrow chests, indicating their susceptibility. Those breeds who have wider chests, such as the Bulldog are…

Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetics And Infections

Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by high blood sugar which affects many systems in the body, one of which is the immune system. This means people with diabetes are more prone to infections because high blood sugar levels weaken the immune system. Some diabetes-related health issues like diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) and…