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Warm And Cold Winter Vacation Spots

If you are looking to take a vacation in January or February there are some places you should definitely look into for an unforgettable vacation. If you want to go to somewhere warm the following are good choices… 1. Hawaii. During the winter months Hawaii is still usually around low to mid 80 degrees. The…

Bronchitis Treatment – List Of Excellent Drugs

Modern society suffers mostly from various kinds of respiratory disorders, some contagious and some noncontagious. The markets are flooded with a variety of drugs to treat bronchitis and other disorders. All of us need to have adequate knowledge about how to maintain good health. We need to know the best drugs to treat bronchitis, in…

Shoulder Injury and Shoulder Stiffness

The shoulder consists of the head of your upper arm bone (the humerus), your shoulder blade (the scapula), and your collarbone (the clavicle). The humerus fits into a round socket called the glenoid. The rotator cuff is a combination of tendons and muscles that keep your humerus in alignment. The shoulder’s unique mobility leads to…

Plastic Surgery Repair of Cheek Bone Fractures

Cheek bone (zygomatic) fractures are one of the most common facial fractures, Over the years, I have seen many cheek bone (malar) fractures and they are commonly the result of personal assaults (being punched in the face) and sports injuries. The cheek bone sits on a very prominent part of the face and, as a…

Shoulder Injury and Shoulder Stiffness

The shoulder consists of the head of your upper arm bone (the humerus), your shoulder blade (the scapula), and your collarbone (the clavicle). The humerus fits into a round socket called the glenoid. The rotator cuff is a combination of tendons and muscles that keep your humerus in alignment. The shoulder’s unique mobility leads to…

The Impact of Partial Paralysis

It is generally understood that injuries and accidents are difficult to experience. However, too often these quick accidents can result in very serious injuries, potentially causing permanent damage and forever impacting the well being and happiness of an innocent individual. This is certainly the case with accidents leading to partial paralysis, or paraplegia. By knowing…

Smoking and Its Negative Effect on Spine Fusions

Smoking and your Surgery If you are a nonsmoker or have stopped smoking longer than 2 months prior to spinal fusion surgery, your chances for a successful outcome are improved, according to researchers. In cervical (neck), thoracic (midback), or lumbar (low back) spinal fusion surgery, the results were significantly better for people who never smoked…

IUDs and Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the less advertised possible side effect of IUDs, or intrauterine devices, yet women’s health forums are full of accounts from women who have lower back pain that began only after the insertion of an IUD. IUDs are small, flexible, T-shaped contraceptive devices inserted through the cervix into the uterus.…

What Age Group Are Rocking Horses Best Suited To?

When it comes to children furniture, there are many animals like elephants, horses, sheep, hippos, frogs, lions, cows and much more. Rocking horse is an interesting twist for the kids. It is a traditional toy and a fun game for children of many ages. Children are usually very excited when they see this new animal…

Edgar Cayce Cough Cure

I found this awesome cough cure in one of my mother’s old Edgar Cayce books. For those who do not know, Edgar Cayce was a famous psychic who, while in a trance, could make various predictions and diagnose different illnesses in people. Being a sick kid (and from a family of smokers), I was prone…

Can Tonsil Stones Cause a Sore Throat?

There are many different causes of a sore throat. It can be strep throat, a simple nasal drip from a cold, or sore and inflamed tonsils. But if your tonsils are bothering you, it is not necessarily caused by tonsillitis. Something called tonsil stones might be the cause of the sore throat feeling. Tonsil stones…

The Latest From Juvenile Diabetes Research

Health shows are abuzz with alarm over how juvenile diabetes research finds that children who have high blood pressure, a cholesterol problem and weight issues, are very likely to develop Type II diabetes as soon as they enter adulthood. If you are a parent, this should alarm you too. Scientists have been trying to work…