Registered Nuts – Psych 101

6:42 PM I pull into the lot and sit for a minute. I say a small prayer that goes something like, “God, why do you punish me so? I HATE YOU……Amen!” I sigh a deep and agonizing sigh and hoist my tired ass outta my truck and into the pits of hell that is our…

Vitamin B – A Healthy Eating Habit

You are what you eat. This is based on the saying ‘As you sow, so you reaps’. Whether you feel richer by a million, stay young longer or just keep fit, to be in glowing health, be able to bounce back unharmed by any momentary misfortunes and to spread cheer to all, or remain crippled…

Human Toxicity Of Insecticides

The pyrethroids are composed of natural pyrethrins, which are isolated from chrysanthemum flowers, as well as newer synthetic materials. Older pyrethroids (e.g., pyrethrins and tetramethrin) degrade too rapidly in the environment to be used in agriculture. They are used in buildings, and because of their general safety, they are even applied to humans to control…

Promise From a Mother's Heart

Many years ago, my mother made us a promise that changed our lives forever. Now that I'm also a parent, I've come to see my mother's promise as a kind spiritual umbilical cord to bring new life to me and to my other siblings from our humble beginnings. Life's Difficulties Being the 4th sibling in…

The Medical Benefits of Acupuncture Are Too Numerous To Count

There are many medical benefits of acupuncture as acupuncture has been used for millennia to treat the symptoms of many diseases and health conditions as well as to promote good health and well-being. To determine the medical benefits of acupuncture in the treatment of your condition you must speak with a qualified practitioner of acupuncture.…

Atherosclerosis: Are Your Arteries Blocked?

Atherosclerosis or arteriosclerotic vascular disease (ASVD) is a clinical condition identified by thickening of the arterial walls due to the accumulation of cholesterol chiefly the low density lipoproteins. It is a syndrome affecting arterial blood vessels due to which they become hard. The hardening of arterial walls is due to the formation of multiple plaques.…

Towards a GloCal Engineering

In this contemporary time, the most dynamic and evolving area is engineering. Such an observation may seem at first to be a mere fairness but closer considerations of its impacts in medicine, entertainment, energy and surgery will rapidly dispel any such dismissive judgment. Engineering is transforming all fields. Future medicine looks as a field where…

Symptoms and treatment for Swine Flu disease

Symptoms of swine flu are similar to those of seasonal flu. These would include very high fever that keeps appearing occasionally, persistent coughing, running or stuffed nose, sore throat, severe body aches, chills, extreme tiredness and fatigue, vomiting, diarrhea that recur more often than they would in the case of seasonal flu. If you have…

Her Impetigo Is Making Her Misarable

Question: My 19-year-old daughter, who’s at university’ suffers from impetigo on her face, which she finds distressing. She has been prescribed antibiotic ointment, but this only clears the spots for a while. They tend to appear at certain times of the month. Is there an alternative treatment? Answer: This common skin infection is caused by…

Triathlon Coaches Have the Keys to Success

Triathlon has seen exponential growth in the past 10 years. Ironman triathlon (swim 2.4 miles, ride 112 miles and run 26.2 miles) is described as the world's most grueling single day endurance event. Incredibly, most Ironman triathlons in the United States sell out in only minutes. To some the idea of ​​swimming, biking and running…

Have You Called Your Mother Lately?

When I worked in the old Bell System, Mother's Day was our largest day of toll revenue (long distance calls). We decided to try to enhance it even more and hired Alabama's legendary coach, Paul "Bear" Bryant to do a commercial for Mother's Day. He was imprisoned in his office in his crimson sweater to…

7 Top Tips for Safe and Effective Squatting

The Squat has earned the title, 'King of Exercises' and rightly so. No other exercise hits the muscle as hard as a good solid set of squats. No other single exercise can get the lungs and heart racing like the squat. No other single exercise can stimulate growth like the squat. If you're not squatting…

The Beauty of Aging

The Japanese have a word for it. Shibui. The beauty of aging. In Western culture, aging is seen as physical dementia, a loss of beauty and relevance. We're compared to people half our age and, because the contrast is glaring, we're seen as damaged. There's an interaction during conversation that occurs when contemporaries speak; It…