Broken Bones and Dislocated Joints

Employers are required to maintain a safe working environment for their workers. Many industries, such as the construction, manufacturing, restaurant and sports require extra precautions and guidelines due to the nature of the job itself. However, injured workers are often unguided and left to themselves to figure out the claims process while time slips out…

Global Dislocation and False Hopes

It has become fashionable among pundits to comment on the great shift which in their eyes is taking place on the globe. This view holds that the “Atlantic World”, which includes Europe and North America, is in decline. Both wealth and power are shifting to Asia, with India and China as the main beneficiaries. We…

Top 5 Bone Fractures

Most people have experienced some kind of bone fracture in their lifetime, whether treated or untreated. These can sometimes be in the form of a hairline fracture, or even a major break. Either way, fracturing a bone is no laughing matter, even if it’s your funny bone. The top five bone fractures are common among…

Cerebral Palsy – What is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral Palsy or CP (sometimes referred as cerebral pares) is a term used to describe a number of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture that are non-progressive and non-contagious. CP causes activity limitation due to non-progressive disturbances that happened during pregnancy or infancy on human brain. The name comes from the cerebrum,…

Blame it on Mars

There are two facets for deficiency of sex; physical and mind. When either of them or any one of them afflicted, it causes a disease in the mind with respect to sex. This disease may be caused by Mars who is not well posited in a horoscope. It may not be to the extent of…

Enlarged Liver Symptoms

Enlarged liver symptoms typically indicate that an individual has liver trouble, and one of several possible diseases is developing in this important organ which largely controls metabolic function. Without treatment, it could lead to liver failure. Once it fails, the only way to keep a patient alive is through a transplant. As with most forms…

Shingles at a Glance

The frustrating condition known as shingles is the reactivation of the common chickenpox virus which has lay dormant for many years in a nerve root randomly located in your body. Its onset is usually triggered by some form of stress that lowers your resistance driving the immune system below a threshold that allows the dormant…

Home Remedies for Morning Sore Throats

Sore throats can be painful in the morning, but they typically improve as the day wears on. The most common causes of sore throats in the morning are mouth-breathing while you sleep, dry air, post-nasal drip or a viral or bacterial infection. If your sore throat gets worse, contact a doctor. If it remains persistently…

Toddler Bad Breath

Halitosis in adults is relatively common – we all worry about it – but toddler bad breath is much more unusual. This is probably because the most common causes of halitosis, such as gum disease and post nasal drip, are generally only seen in adults. When we notice that the breath of a child is…

Classification of Hereditary and Genetic Disorders

Genetic disorder are either hereditary disorders or a result of mutations. Some disorders may confer an advantage, at least in certain environments. There are a number of pathways to genetic defects, the simplest of which are summarized below. There are genetic disorders caused by the abnormal chromosome number, as in Down syndrome (three instead of…

Home Diabetes Testing – The Critical Facts

Home diabetes testing can set your mind at ease if you are anxious about your blood sugar levels. A straightforward test can be completed at home, but if you maintain any grounds to think that you possibly will be at risk of developing diabetes, or that you may already suffer diabetes, you ought to discuss…

Childhood Obesity

One Family’s Story of Change Not so long ago, a typical Saturday at the Taylor household consisted of video games, fast food dinner and banana splits for dessert. Evenings were spent cuddled up in front of a family DVD, munching on popcorn and guzzling soda. “I guess I figured we were really spending lots of…

Treating a Candida Rash Naturally

Candida often remains in the body without causing any major problems. However, when the immune system is compromised this yeast can grow unchecked. This can also happen when an antibiotics is taken, or when there is a problem with a vitamin B12 deficiency which causes anemia. When Candida grows out of check, it can show…