Emissions Codes – Decoding the OBDII Diagnostic Code

When the “check engine” or “service engine soon” light comes on, it doesn’t tell you what or where the trouble is, only that there’s trouble. You’ve hooked up your scanner to the vehicle computer and retrieved the OBDII diagnostic code. What does it mean? The “OBD” of OBDII – sometimes written OBD-II or just plain…

Dangerous Facts About Performance Enhancing Drugs

Performance enhancing drugs, as the name suggests, are typical drugs that can be taken for increasing one’s performance. These drugs are basically steroids taken by athletes and sportsperson who are genuine professionals. Also, certain other hormonal drugs, including human growth hormone stimulants might also be regarded as performance enhancing drugs. These enhancers were first used…

Alternative Medicines and the Modern World

In the western world we rely almost entirely on modern medicine to cure all ills. However, evidence has been growing for many years confirming the ability of many traditional and alternative medicines to prevent and treat a host of common ailments. These alternative medicines have for to long been at the edge of conventional medicine.…

Potential Wound Pathogens

Majority of all microorganisms are less than 0.1mm in diameter. No wonder they are called microorganisms and can only be seen with a microscope. Microorganisms can be classified into groups such as bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses. This categorization is on the basis of structure and metabolic capabilities of these microorganisms. Let’s look at these…

Princess Diana Charity Work Has Not Been Forgotten

From the moment that it was announce that she would be marrying Charles, the Prince of Wales, Diana found herself in the limelight by becoming part of the Royal Family. During the years from her engagement to Charles until her untimely death in a car accident, Diana managed to win many fans and admirers. Her…

Extreme Dieting

Each and every human being has got a right to maintain his or her weight. Dieting is just a practice of taking in different classes of food in a manner that will enable you to control your weight. For the ones who are overweight, the main aim is to loose weight while others consider their…

Stage 4 Lung Cancer – What Is It?

What is stage 4 lung cancer? It is the most advanced stage of lung cancer known today. Having cancer at this stage means that the tumor at the lungs has spread out to the other parts of the body. This is also called metastasis. Identifying lung cancer stage is important to determine the extent of…

Fairy Tale Mania Has US in It’s Grip

Fairy tale mania is sweeping the country. If you don’t believe me check the movie listings. You can check the TV listings and you’ll find plenty of these tales being spun, or fractured or rewritten. This isn’t exactly new but I think it’s at a higher level now than at any time and I don’t…