Medical Articles

Heart Disease – A Paper Tiger?

Heart disease is a major killer in our society. It is caused by the gradual clogging of the arteries by a plaque. Plaque is deposits of cholesterol and fat. As the plaque in the artery walls increases, the diameter of the blood vessel shrinks and the supply of blood diminishes until the tissue it supplies…

What Is HPV? Human Papillomavirus Symptoms

The Human Papillomavirus or more commonly known as HPV is the term used for a group of more than 150 viruses. Although most of these viral infections do not manifest in humans, there are around 30 to 40 types of the virus that do which may cause the appearance of cutaneous formations like condylomas and…

What Part Does Pruning Play In Bonsai?

Some plants naturally respond well to pruning, regardless of how intense, whilst other plants can find it hard to recover, especially when pruned at the wrong time of the year. When should I Prune? To prune correctly you must find out the type of plant your bonsai is and research when the best times are…

7 Things A Brain Tumor Taught Me

As a coach, I have had all sorts of training over the years, some very good and some only mediocre. The very best lessons I learned, however, came in 2008 when I was diagnosed with a rare, non-cancerous brain  tumor . Although the  tumor  was benign, the doctors assured me that if it did not come…

Pneumonia Helps With Self-Esteem

It came as quite a shock to me to find that I could hardly walk because I was so breathless. Three days before I had run about seven and a half miles with a rucksack on my back and had no difficulty at all. Now I was almost helpless. The following day, I was in…

How To Do Weighted Chin Ups

Doing weighted chin ups is usually done in one of three ways. The first involves using the lower body to apply weight while pulling the body up to the bar. The second utilizes a dip belt and the third suspends a dumbbell in between the ankles while hoisting the body. Normally, one would keep the…

Profitable Work As a Teacher in Australia

One of the most dynamic aspects of life Down Under is higher education in Australia. The current government has placed education as one of the top priority aspects of the economy to pump prime the business life in Australia. Even if the country has put in place one of the most stringent immigration processes in…

First Aid for Bleeding

When someone experiences a cut or any form of bleeding you might start to panic and worsen the situation if you don’t know what to do. Every second counts in a situation where blood loss is rapid. Here are simple steps to take to see to the safety of the victim by acting diligently. What…

How to Choose a Violin Shoulder Rest

The subject of violin shoulder rests has generated a lot of controversy amongst teachers and violinists. Because they were not used until fairly recently and also because they may affect the sound, there are still some teachers who recommend against using them at all. Certainly, there are some violinists who do fine without a shoulder…

Viral Marketing Strategies – Bacak Style

I freely admit that I’m new to the whole Internet Marketing ‘game’. And I came in to it as something of a skeptic; a little reluctant to accept that there are thousands of people using simple techniques and processes to lead very successful businesses. But should we really be using terms like Viral? For the…

Americans Without Health Insurance and Life Expectancy

A recent Harvard study concluded that approximately 45 thousand people expire in the United States annually due to their lack of insurance coverage or adequate healthcare. All in all, research has shown that American individuals who have not attained the age of 64 and are not insured are 40% more likely to die, compared to…