How to Deal With Your Fear of Violence

There are certain situations and even certain jobs where the chance of something violent happening is higher than normal. Which for some people means that they develop a fear of violence which may or may not be justified in real life but is definitely very real if you’re the person suffering. Check out these tips…

Five Serious Consequences of Not Getting Enough Sleep!

Sleep is an often forgotten commodity. In trying to get in all of our activities each day, sleep is something we frequently cut back on (to the detriment of our health). According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), approximately 30 million Americans are affected by chronic insomnia each…

Aroma ‘Therapy’ and the Black Death

From Mediaeval times until the mid-1800s, it was generally believed that diseases were caused and spread through a corruption of the air or ‘miasma’. This belief probably arose because of the foul smells associated with illness and the lack of hygiene common at that time. When it came to preventing or treating such diseases, a…

Can Birth Control Pills Cause Yeast Infections?

There is no doubt that birth control pills have given women a level of freedom and choice that was unavailable in the past. For all the good things that the pill has to offer, however, it is not without side effects. For one thing, many women report getting yeast infections shortly after starting the pill.…

Causes and Symptoms of Blood Transfusion Reaction

What is this Condition? Transfusion reaction accompanies or follows intravenous administration of blood components. Its severity varies from mild (fever and chills) to severe (acute kidney failure or complete vascular collapse and death), depending on the amount of blood transfused, the type of reaction, and the person’s general health. What Causes it? Hemolytic reactions (red…

Temptations Biography – Up, Up and Away

This Temptations biography spins around the earliest groups. New members have been carrying the torch with finesse for decades. But the original Temptations and their songs light my fire most. The history of the Temptations started in Detroit, as did that of many Motown singers. So what made one vocal quintet, the Distants, stand out?…