My Progression in Snowboarding

We all know the feeling… you go out snowboarding for the first time for the season and the next day, you feel so sore that you can barely walk. You remember the awesome day you had riding yesterday but now you are paying the price for it with ice packs, hot tubs, and maybe Flex…

Herpes Duration

How Long Does it Last? Genital herpes is a strain of the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV2), similar to the virus that causes cold sores (HSV1). It is a sexually transmitted disease, and is most commonly contracted after sexual contact with someone who has a HSV2 infection. After contracting herpes, duration of the infection is for…

Five Reasons to Visit Finland

Finland is a country of extreme contrasts – icy winters and golden summers, and vibrant cosmopolitan cities mixed with vast areas of remote wilderness. You are sure to enjoy these when you visit Finland, along with the following. The Christmas Country Christmas is the most festive time of the year for the Finns, filled with…

Common Car Accident Injuries – Erich Shrefler

Each year in the U.S. more than six million car accidents are reported to police, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unfortunately, at least three million of those accidents involve injuries to one or more people. The types of injuries that can result from car accidents range from minor injuries, such as bruises,…

Deep Vein Thrombosis – Know the Risks

Deep Vein Thrombosis ("DVT") is a blood clot that forms in the deep veins, usually in the legs or pelvis. Known as a silent killer, DVT affects more than 2 million people each year. Of those 2 million affected, 600,000 people are hospitalized for related accidents and 200,000 people die from DVT complications annually. DVT…

Sleep and the Bear Gay Community

Sleep is a dynamic process that our brain and body needs for physical restoration and proper mental processing. According to Fadia (2002), the amount of sleep that is necessary depends on a number of factors (age, weight, etc.) Infants require about 16 hours of sleep while teenagers require around 9. For most adults, about 7…

Dentophobia: Do not Be Afraid of the Dentists

Do you profusely sweat or start to stutter when you drop by a dentist's office? Do you freeze every time you hear the words "tooth extraction" or "dentist"? Do you feel like running away or crying for help once you're already on the dental chair? Then most certainly you're suffering from a certain kind of…

What is a Childhood Anxiety Disorder?

A childhood anxiety disorder is unfortunately a reality which many parents have to handle when it comes to caring for their children. Due to the various stresses which have crept in to the lives of our children, many of them have started displaying various symptoms of anxiety disorder. When childhood anxiety disorder starts to take…

Benefits of Meditation and Praying

I write this article because I do believe in the power of prayer. I have witnessed how prayer and mediation have provided physical and mental healing. Especially nowdays when the world has to go through lots of changes and chaotic situations and when people feel despair or sorrow, I recommend that we turn to prayer…

Tips for Working on Plaster Walls

If you live in an older house, say 50 or 60 years or older, there is a good likelihood that you have plaster on your walls. Plaster walls were very common, especially in the late 18th century and 19th century. Plaster was fairly readily available, was workable, and was capable of producing very smooth walls…

Information on Throat Cancer Cure

Throat cancer is a condition where cancer affects the vocal cords, voice box (larynx), or other areas of the throat. About 600 people in Victoria are diagnosed with cancer of the throat, mouth or nose each year. Throat cancer affects more men than women. It affects more people aged over 50 years than those aged…