Medical Articles

Disabled Employee Rights Under the ADA and California’s FEHA

The Americans with Disabilities Act applies only to employers with fifteen or more employees. However California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act also prevents discrimination based on a physical disability. FEHA applies to employers with five or more employees. Employers cannot discriminate based on disability. Employers cannot automatically say we cannot accommodate your request for a…

Bitot’s Spots

Diagnosing Bitot’s Spots The diagnosis of Bitot’s spots will be confirmed by an eye specialist or ophthalmologist. Vitamin A status is measured by tests for retinol, with bloodserum retinol concentrations of 30-60 mg/dl considered in the normal range. Levels that fall below this range indicate Vitamin A deficiency. Symptoms and Signs of Vitamin A Deficiency…

Medical Analysis of Acute Laryngitis

Inflammation of the larynx may result from bacterial or viral infection or inhalation of irritant gases. Unaccustomed overuse of the voice leads to edema of the vocal cords. Laryngitis is characterized by hoarseness and loss of voice. Irritant nonproductive cough may be present. Treatment consists of rest to the voice, steam inhalations, avoidance of smoking,…

Herniated Disc Exercises to Avoid

Initial treatment for a herniated disc requires an adequate rest period followed by targeted and well selected exercises. After and during recovery, the right exercises can speed the healing. However, some people think that working through the pain with the wrong movements makes the condition worse. With this point in mind, it is necessary to…

Common Causes For Back Pain

Our back supports most of the weight of our body and it is exposed to most of mechanical stress. It is a problem of most people, this occurs when your muscles located in your back which supports your spine are constantly used. So what causes back pain? Back pain is basically left over from our…

Lumbar Spine MRI

Lumbar spine MRI is a highly recommended scanning method for the detection of various lumbar or lower back spinal disorders. This technique employs highly sophisticated technology to produce clear and accurate images of the internal structures. Ideal to Diagnose Lumbar Disc Abnormalities Lumbar spine MRI is a procedure that can be recommended for all kinds…

How to Become an Effective Speaker

Communication is the key to everything; success, dealing with other people, self development, and so on. We always communicate every day. Life wouldn’t be right if there is no communication. How can you get pass through the day without speaking a single word or without communicating with other people? It’s hard right? The way we…

Emergency SMS

The use of SMS messaging is becoming more common in many parts of daily life. In emergency situations as well, SMS is becoming increasingly utilised to help protect and aid the welfare of those at the heart of the disaster, as well as family and friends trying to help and confirm their safety. SMS has…

Garlic Breath

Garlic is notorious for causing garlic breath. You don’t even have to eat the stuff – just get it on your fingers and it will be absorbed through the skin and appear on your breath in moments. Though widely admired for flavor and healthful properties, garlic is no friend to take on a date. (If…