Heart Saver CT – Screening For Heart Disease

The Heart Saver CT screening for heart disease (also known as the UltraFast CT or Calcium Scoring CT) has been available for about 10 years now. This study looks for calcified plaque in the arteries of the heart. Plaque, put simply, is the fatty, waxy type of substance produced by the liver that proceeds throughout…

Pollution: Checking the Damages Caused to the Respiratory System

THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DAMAGE The long-term effects of air pollution include serious diseases like cancer. The highly polluted city air slowly metamorphoses our healthy and pink colored lung tissues into darkened particles of smog, dust, and other pollutants, making the lungs more vulnerable to infection. The highly sensitive respiratory system can be damaged in a…

Franchising For Growth and Sustainable Earnings

Do you know what Burger King, Wendy’s, Blockbuster Entertainment and Starbucks have in common? Well, I worked with all of them while their respective founders were still in charge and each of those founders were dynamic visionaries with an obsession on winning and execution. I began my career in 1972 as an Project Engineer for…

Vaccination in Children – The Optional Vaccines

As soon as our children are born into this world, they receive what may seem like an endless number of vaccinations. There are those which are part of the National Immunization Schedule, which all children should receive. Then there are the optional vaccinations, which are also important. We discuss these vaccines in this article. Optional…

Chest Acne Causes and Symptoms

Rosacea (say "roh-ZAY-sha") is a skin disease that causes redness and pimples. People sometimes call rosacea "adult acne" because it can cause outbreaks that look like mild acne or bad acne. It can be found on your chest, nose, cheeks, chin, and forehead. The acne redness may come and go and will usually be associated…

Curing Bronchitis – 6 Proven Herbal Remedies

Generally, people have a good reason to develop a variety of medicines for a variety of medical disorders. Everyone wants a healthy body and to live happy, normal, and productive lives. At the same time, it is impossible to be always healthy. With so many bacteria and viruses around, it is quite normal to get…

Is Hollywood a Good Influence on People?

Whenever I hear the film industry being blamed for creating negativity in life my mind goes back to the Arnold Schwarzenegger film “Last Action Hero”. For those who may not have seen it, Arnie plays a screen character who is accidentally transported into real life, only to find that getting shot, punched, kicked and generally…

The Disadvantage of Using Proton Pump Inhibitors

Last year alone, millions upon millions of heartburn sufferers bought more than 25 billion dollars worth of proton pump inhibitors, making this product, one of the biggest pharmaceutical product sellers worldwide. Although the medical communities are endorsing and promoting them as being a safe heaven for acid reflux and ulcer sufferers, recent reports have exposed…

Analysis Paralysis in Business

Imagine what life would be like if some of history's greatest scientists and inventors had merely been tinkerers instead. Alexander Graham Bell's telephone would be a dusty relic on a shelf somewhere. Thomas Edison's light bulb would be forever dark. And Werner von Braun's rockets would be sitting in a box in somebody's basement. Sure,…

What Are The Effects of Gall Bladder?

The gall bladder act just like a reservoir for the bile secreted by the liver. All the nutrients and toxins are transported by the blood trough the body. The liver is the filter of the body. It filters the blood and eliminates all the waste. Waste includes all the residues, also called toxins and the…

6 Common Causes of a Spine Injury

One of the most common causes for spinal injuries are accidents. Many people who have had experienced serious accidents often have their spines injured. Injuries to the spine can possible cause paralysis and even death if they are left untreated. In a spinal injury, there are damages to the ligaments, vertebrae as well as the…