5 Tips to Avoid Blindness After Contact Lens Use

You probably know someone who has experienced blindness. Two leading causes of blindness glaucoma and cataracts. Even though contact lens companies may not tell you up front that wearing contact lenses can cause blindness, multiple studies show that contact lenses may be a contributing factor in blindness, especially in developing countries. The World Health Organization…

Acupuncture & Moxabustion

Info Insertion of Acupuncture needles in specific points on the Chi meridians works to restore normal functions and achieve balance for the body & mind. Moxabustion (warm therapy) involves burning a warm herbal mixture either directly on the Acupuncture needle or indirectly by use of a Moxa stick which can be kept a few centimeters…

Interesting Mark Twain Facts

My interest in Mark Twain was kindled by the 2002 Ken Burns documentary, “Mark Twain”. It was the volume of requests for information about his time in Redding, following the documentary’s release that initiated my interest in his life. People were shocked to find out he lived and died in Redding, Connecticut and wanted to…

Presby-LASIK – Not Ready For Primetime

LASIK eye surgery is the most common elective surgery in the US today. Presbyopia ("old eyes") is the most common vision problem, affecting everyone over age 50. However this common problem and common solution have had trouble getting together. This type of surgery is generally meant to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and asytgmatism. It's most successful…

3 Eye Vision Exercises to Improve Your Eyesight

Eye vision are often not hard to implement. Take a read at any "rebuild your vision naturally" guide, spend 30 minutes to understand them and you're ready to go. Problem is, you do not see results immediately. It is a natural approach and as with any holistic approach to curing anything – it WILL take…

How To Get Into A Great College After High School

The process of getting into college period takes a lot of hard work, so as you may imagine, the process of getting into a GREAT college requires even more effort . In this article, I'll lay out what competitive colleges are looking for in applicants and tell you EXACTLY how to get into a great…

Does Magnet Therapy Really Work?

Magnet therapy has been around for centuries as a way to relieve muscle or joint pain through magnets, which are placed close to the skin. The magnets can be used in a variety of ways, either fashioned into jewelry, placed under a mattress or pillow, inside a shoe, belt or any article of clothing, or…

10 Ways to Make Your Diet More Alkaline for Better Health

Embarking on an alkaline diet is one of the simplest and most practical things you can do to maintain good health and avoid diseases. Advocates of an alkaline diet cannot overemphasize its importance. According to them, the overriding principle of the alkaline diet is that the nutrients, vitamins and minerals in alkaline-forming foods, supplements and…

How to Conduct a First Band Meeting

You’re starting from scratch. You have an instrument, friends who also have instruments, a place to make a lot of noise, and a dream… now what? You all want to make good music. You all have opinions. You all want the same number of people who entered the band room to leave the band room…

Disinfecting Your Medical Scrubs Properly

As with any profession involving people, medical professionals run the risk of carrying bacteria, thus passing it on to patients and along to family and friends. Research proves that a main transport vehicle in carrying bacteria to another person is the apparel worn by a medical professional. According to recent studies, scrubs which are laundered…

11+ Proven Herbs For Hemorrhoid Relief

Lately, it sees that everyone and their brother is promoting natural remedies for hemorrhoids. A Google search of the phrase "best herbal hemorrhoid treatment" serves up over 500,000 pages … most of which are devoted to selling you the latest magic formula. Since I have suffered from itching, pain and bleeding for over a year,…