Manteno Illinois Healthcare History

Manteno State Hospital was for most of the twentieth century the largest institution for the mentally ill in Illinois, and one of the largest in America. Located in Kankakee County about forty miles southeast of Chicago and fifteen miles west of Wilmington hospital, Manteno State Hospital opened in 1930 and from its inception was in…

Present and Expected Future Growth of Catering Services Business

Catering services business is a rewarding option with huge potential of growth. Considering the importance of social celebrations and events, corporate cultures and social lifestyle, you can consider the catering industry to expend its status and profitable nature further. Catering service providers are finding recognition at small as well as big levels. The catering industry…

Signs of Gall Bladder Tumors

The exact indications of gall bladder cancer tumor usually are registered while in the advanced state of the cancer and people who know about gallbladder diseases have also been conscious of this. That is the reason why people with gallbladder difficulties have to test their own issue on a regular basis. Gallbladder cancer tumor symptoms…

Common Reasons of Chest Pain

Chest hurt generally means heart pain for most people because that is where the vital organs are located. Besides the heart, organs such as lungs, stomach, esophagus and diaphragm are covered by the ribs and muscles in a tight hold that protects them from injury and any external pressure. Chest pains can therefore signal a…

How Does Scuba Diving Cause Pulmonary Embolism?

This was asked of me at a recent beach diving get together.  I believe this is important to be aware of overexpansion lung injuries (from an uncontrolled ascent) and secondary pulmonary embolism  (air in the bloodstream from insulted lung tissue). Lung over-expansion injury occurs when a SCUBA Diver holds their breath when ascending underwater. This…

Bronchitis – What it is and How to Treat It

1. What Is Bronchitis? Bronchitis is an inflammation of the large bronchial tubes, the main airway of the lungs. There are two types of bronchitis: Acute and Chronic. Chronic bronchitis occurs as a result of the lungs being constantly irritated and inflammed. Cigarette smokers generally end up developing chronic bronchitis, a serious disease of the…

Handling Guinea Pigs

Guinea pigs are very sensitive to sound, smell and movement. They need to be handled calmly and with care to prevent distress and injury. This is very important as they can die from being handled to roughly. Lets learn how to pick up and carry these gentle creatures. Hand Taming You should always wash your…

How to Prevent Hip Fractures

If you are over the age of 65, have osteoporosis, or other health issues related to poor bone health, then you should know how to prevent hip fractures. Too many people do not seriously think they will ever suffer a broken hip. Human nature dictates that it will happen to the other guy. But, waiting until the ambulance…

Entering an Old English Sheepdog Into the Show Ring

An Old English Sheepdog is a breed which commands a regal presence anywhere it goes. The breed does well in conformation events and truly stands out among other breeds. The dog has a strong, sturdy body which is square shaped. Though the dog has a muscular build and a thick coat, they are deceptively agile…

Living Independently With Cerebral Palsy

For the mildly and moderately disabled, living independently with Cerebral Palsy is not out of the question. In fact, it is recommended for parents and caregivers to challenge people with CP to maximize their potential abilities and not settle for anything less than their best efforts. The more any persons with disabilities can do for themselves; the…

What Back Problems Does Spinal Decompression Work Best For?

Recent advances in biotechnology have resulted in a revolutionary treatment for patients suffering from major back problems. Spinal decompression, as it is called, has been cleared by the FDA as a non-invasive cure for neuromuscular and skeletal disorders that cause chronic back pain. This method involves mechanical decompression to stretch the spine slowly and gently…

Defining Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

I INTRODUCTION The purpose of this article is to acquaint lawyers whose clients may be suffering from unfamiliar symptoms neither they nor their current doctors can explain. The erraticness of head injury was summarized by Hippocrates: “No head injury is too serious to despair of, nor too trivial to ignore.” Hopefully this article will provide…

Why Does Apple Cider Vinegar Relieve Pain?

Chronic pain tends to build up over time, starting as a mild annoyance or muscles ache that intensifies as the years go by until it creates persistent suffering that people accept as ‘normal.’ Sometimes chronic pain is all pervasive, affecting your entire body, while other times it’s localized within a single area, most often a…

Got a Sore Throat? Try These Natural Remedies

Almost everyone has suffered from sore throat at one time or another. For many of us this unpleasant experience occurs more than once a year. This particular infection can be viral or bacterial, however, majority of the time it is a contagious viral infection. Some of the contagious viral infections include a cold, flu, and…