The American Cocker Spaniel – Part 2

Spaniels were originally bred as hunting dogs and their role was to stay close to the hunter and flush game out. Once the game, usually a bird, takes flight and is downed by the hunter, the spaniel, on command, was to run and fetch the bird. This information is of great assistance in describing the…

A Tale of Two Enemies : Sun and Saturn

In astrology Sun and Saturn are considered enemies of each other. The gods or the demi-gods cannot behave like mortals. So we have to analyse the concept of enemies in a context and appropriate meanings. The Sun is truth, Sun is Knowledge; Sun is light. It is the place where our ancestors would ultimately go.…

Different Laser Eye Surgery Procedures

Whenever laser laser surgery or laser vision correction is mentioned, "LASIK" is often the next thought. Today, laser vision correction procedures are so technologically advanced that there are many options besides the conventional LASIK surgery. Understand Your Options For the individual looking to reduce their dependence on glasses or contacts, surgical procedures which improve the…

When Your Eyes Hates Their Lashes

Because long eyelashes are considered as a sign of femininity in most cultures, the easiest way to create female cartoon characters is just to put eyelashes on their eyes. Snoopy's sister, Belle looks like him but has longer eyelashes. Physically, eyelashes protect the eye from debris and perform some of the same function as whiskers…

What Art Therapy is and How it Can Be Used

Art therapy is a clinical mental/emotional health expressive therapy. It is a highly evocative method of communicating feelings, thoughts, and needs. Because our primary communications (kinesthetic, aural and visual) occur or a preverbal level, expressive therapies can be more powerful than verbal therapy alone. This is especially true concerning feelings that render an individual more…

10 Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss and Wellness

Contrary to popular belief, snacking is actually very beneficial. It helps to refuel your body, maintain blood sugar and energy levels and control your appetite. Healthy snacking will help your body get the nutrients it needs and help you avoid overeating at meal times. Indulge in these guilt-free snacks. Remember we encourage an anti-inflammatory, low-glycemic,…

The Night Tomato Diet: A New Way to Lose Weight

Tomatoes are a low calorie, low fat, and highly nutritious fruit. Yes, it’s a fruit for those that still want to argue that it’s a vegetable. Many people will also try to convince others that fruits are not good for losing weight because of the natural sugar in them; however, tomatoes do not fall victim…

Pay Attention to Details

“The magic behind every outstanding performance is always found in the smallest of details.” If you long to accomplish great and noble tasks, you first must learn to approach every task as though it were great and noble. Even the biggest project depends on the success of the smallest components. Many people downplay small details,…

Inpatient VS Outpatient Medical Coding

Medical coding professionals form an important link between healthcare practitioners and health insurance carriers like Medicaid and Medicare. Part of the health information management team in a healthcare establishment, medical coders assign standardized codes to the diagnoses, treatments and other clinical procedures being performed there. These codified documents then pass into the hands of medical…

Can My Herbal Supplements Harm Me?

Unknown to most people is the fact that everyday foods and Herbal supplements can and do interact with popular prescription medications. I became interested while talking to my Pharmacist that my son couldn’t take decongestant cold medications with his heart medication. Well, I knew about interactions between two drugs, but when the Pharmacist told me…

New Help For Alzheimer’s Patients and Their Caregivers

Alzheimer’s disease is one of society’s most devastating diseases, not only because of what it does to the Alzheimer’s sufferer but as much because of the toll it takes on the caregiver. For this reason Alzheimer’s care has become a growing priority in America. While medical science searches for a cure and a preventative, the…

Pig Farming: What Is Biosecurity?

Pigs are particularly in need of a level of 'biosecurity' because they live in herds, often thousands of individuals in close proxies in closed buildings, and are susceptible to a wide range of different diseases which can either seriously interrupt growth and productivity, or at worst wipe out entire herds. These diseases have various 'vectors'…

Can Gout Attack Somewhere Other Than The Joints?

Many people think that gout only attacks the joints, especially the big toe joints. As a matter of fact, gouty inflammation can also affect some other parts of the body such as tendon, ligament, and muscle tissue. It is all caused by the deposits of crystallized acidic compounds known as urate crystals. When the urate…