How Do You Become a Compounding Pharmacist?

Everyone responds to substances that they inhale, ingest, or receive via injection or through the skin, differently. When it comes to medications, not everyone responds the same and achieve the same results. The purpose of pharmacy compounding is to meet the needs of people who are unable to take medication in the commercial form. Compounding…

Drug Abuse Takes Too Much Away From Life

I have seen so many lives wasted from the abuse of  drugs  that it breaks my heart to see so many young people use  drugs . I have not only tried  drugs  I have seen so many people that I have known destroyed their lives because of  drug  addiction. I did not take most dangerous  drugs …

Herbal Medicine

Find Herbal Medicine Schools in the United States and Canada. Herbal medicine schools instruct students in the essentials of herbalism and botanical medicine. Students who opt to enroll in herbal medicine schools will learn that this form of medicine is one of the oldest healthcare systems known to mankind. Typically, students who possess an interest…

Making Scars and Wounds With Stage/Theater Makeup

Special effects take performances and shows to a higher level of intensity and theatricality. Theater makeup produces a visual effect that helps set the tone for scene and better defines the characters. Scars and wounds better portray the events that have occurred and set a more realistic and thrilling tone to the performance. Bruises When…

Fun Facts About Fruits and Vegetables For Kids

Did you know that there are purple potatoes? They get this colour from the anthocyanins in them which are also found in berries such as blueberries, blackberries and blackcurrants, as well as purple or black carrots? These anthocyanins have powerful antioxidant properties which help protect us against cancer. The poor potato was not well received…

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Alcoholic liver disease occurs due to an acute or chronic inflammation of the liver due to alcohol abuse. This disease usually occurs after a prolonged use of alcohol. In the United States 10% of men and 3% of women suffer from problems related to alcoholic consumption. The occurrence of the disease depends on the amount…

Cancer Markers

There, I said it – the big C word. No one wants to hear it. You may have a family member who has it, be a survivor yourself, or know someone who has died from it. Since I have PBC (primary biliary cirrhosis) I am concerned about liver cancer. I have blood tests every so…

Assistive Technology For People With Disabilities

The only thing “disabling” about living with a disability is the inconvenience presented by things designed to suit the needs of most people. If you are in a wheelchair, a long flight of stairs presents a challenge. By removing barriers to access-for example by building wheelchair ramps-it’s possible to minimize the inconvenience for people with…

Cerebral Palsy Baby Pictures Aren’t A Good Diagnosis

People sometimes get the wrong idea looking at cerebral palsy baby pictures. This condition can affect the facial muscles in a way that makes the child look confused or makes them drool. Because of this, they can look mentally handicapped even when they aren’t. When cerebral palsy pictures are taken of older children, this is…

Bell’s Palsy Primer

What is Bell’s palsy? Bell’s palsy is a form of facial   paralysis  with no known cause. It is generally considered a diagnosis of exclusion and is made when all other causes of facial  paralysis  have been ruled out. To be considered Bell’s palsy, a facial  paralysis  should involve all the muscle groups on one side…

Bladder Stones – The Possible Complications

Patients are generally unaware of why bladder stones occur. An otherwise healthy individual can develop stones in the bladder, kidneys or gallbladder without knowing about the causes. These mainly consist of minerals that have crystallized and formed solid structures. Although foreign particles in the urinary bladder can cause the formation of solid crystals, they mainly…