Epilepsy – A Disorder Underrated

I suffer from both Petit as well as Grand Mal type Seizures. I have had Epilepsy for the past 10 years. My first Seizure was a Grand Mal and happened while I was at work. The paramedics were called and I was taken to the Hospital and treated accordingly. I will never forget reading the…

Stroke – How To Reduce Your Risk

Along with cancer and heart disease, stroke is one of the most common and most feared diseases we face, particularly as we reach older age. One of the most common of nervous system diseases, ischemic strokes affect hundreds of thousands of people a year and is a major cause of death and disability in the…

Treating Mental Health and Forensic Populations

No longer is it possible to assess and/or treat a mental health population without also interfacing with forensic issues such as legal infractions, Courts, violence, sexual behavior problems, delinquency, crime, Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, substance abuse, and others. The training and approaches to the mental health population is different than that for a…

Bankrupt Words: Natural Gas

“He who controls the language controls the masses.” – Saul Alinsky in Rules for Radicals LIGHT My mom switched to “light” cigarettes after the mandatory warnings appeared on her boxes of smokes in the early 1970s. CAUTION: CIGARETTE SMOKING MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH. I used to break her cigarettes in half and put…

Hair Loss Tendencies Come From the Mother

Androgenetic alopecia among men or male pattern baldness is quite prevalent. When a person has this condition, hair loss begins as early as the age of twenty. Sometimes, the onset of baldness might come even during the patient's teenage years. Hair loss usually begins with receding hair lines. As such, the frontal hair line becomes…

Control Hair Loss

Male pattern baldness (MPB), sometimes referred to as a "receding hairline" in the early stages, is the most common type of hair loss. It is successfully treated with remedies such as Rogaine®, and men, women and children of every ethnic background can also begin to lose patches of hair on the head or somewhere else…

Hearing Problems

Our ears have two main functions to hear and maintain balance. Throughout our life span, the hearing function gets worn out and less effective. It is a fact, one in three people over age of 65 has a hearing problem and 50% of seniors more than the age of 75 also have hearing problems. But…

Korean Movies

North Korea doesn’t have much of a film industry, so this look at Korean movies is strictly limited to those works produced in South Korea. The film industry experienced a major boom in the late 1990s, and this success has carried over into the new millennium. With projects boasting high production values, original and challenging…

A Career As a Speech Pathologist

As more institutions realize the importance of speech language pathology, there will be more job opportunities becoming available in this stimulating and rewarding career. A speech pathologist also referred to as a speech therapist or speech language therapist, helps patients overcome or manage communication problems. Speech pathology involves assessing, diagnosing, and treating speech disorders. Speech…

Iceland – A Global Leader In Renewable Energy

In the area of ​​renewable energy, Iceland is one of the world leaders. Currently, renewable or green energy sources provide 72% of the country's electricity needs. And, Iceland is one of the few countries with plans to completely wean themselves off of fossil fuels in the near term. Iceland derives this energy from two main…

Dying of Acute Alcohol Poisoning

Randy was a junior in high school. He and his buddy cut school and went to a friend’s house to do some serious drinking. Incredibly, the friend’s parents were home part of the time and knew (or should have known) what was going on. They had stolen a half-gallon of whiskey from one of their…

Principles of Speech Communication

Speech making is perhaps one of the innate abilities of man, irrespective of one’s citizenry, or ethnic affiliations. Yet many people speak without understanding that it is a special ability without which communication between people and groups would not be possible. Speech communication differs from normal day to day talking in which one speaks sporadically…

Never Buy A Kodak Easyshare Z812IS Digital Camera

Do you ever wonder, what kind of people buy the truly bad digital cameras? Well, nine times out of ten, it's the person that spends ten minutes in their local camera store, tells the salesperson they have X amount to spend, and walks out the door with the first camera the salesperson recommends. Spending some…

Apple MacBook Pro MD311LL / A 17-Inch Laptop

Apple Computer has done some serious work this year on its MacBook Pro line and the latest one that we have looked at the 17-inch MD311LL / A shows that Apple is not relying on its iPod and iPhone for its revenue. It shows that even though it uses processors built by others – Intel,…