Finding the Best Hospitals in Bogota, Colombia

Bogotá is the capital and most populous city of Colombia, a major country in Latin America. As the 30th largest city in the world, Bogotá features many green parks, famous landmarks and amusement parks. The city is a major tourist destination and is one of the major industrial centers in Latin America. There are many…

5 Reasons that Blood Tests are Done

If you have had a doctor’s appointment recently for anything other than a cold, then you probably had a blood test done. This is a very common procedure and can yield some very important information for the doctor as to your health and wellbeing. There are a multitude of reasons for a blood sample to…

Childhood Obesity – Lindsey

Mandatory Nutrition and Exercise Classes Look out on an elementary school playground. What do you see? I see kids running around playing basketball, dodge ball or on the swing set having a good time. Among those groups of kids are the athletes, the ballerinas, as well as the kids who enjoy lunch more than they…

Which Multi-Vitamin Should I Buy?

This is a question I get almost daily. The answer isn’t quite as simple as you may think as there are many variables to consider including price, ingredients and dietary needs. A once daily multi-vitamin is the most important nutritional product that one can use and I can not stress that enough. Everyone, regardless of…

How Can I Relieve My Vaginal Soreness?

Question: Following a course of antibiotics (metronidazole) for bacterial vaginosis I developed soreness, stinging and a burning sensation in and around my vaginal, with red, wrinkled skin on the inner lips. I’m prone to skin irritation around this area and also have had thrush after antibiotics in the past. The doctor at my local GU…

Disease and the Conquest of the Americas

In his book, Born To Die, Cook explores the role that disease played in the European conquest of the Americas. Cook maintains that contrary to the Black Legend, so popular during colonial times and ever since, Old World diseases were immensely more successful than Spanish cruelty and atrocities in the conquering and subjugation of the…

Value of Good health

Good health is the secret of happy life. Good health can be defined as the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease. It is the most precious possession of a man. If a man losses his health, he loose the charms of happy living. Ask the man who has lost his…

Psoriasis – Freedom From Creams And Lotions

If you are one of the many millions of people who suffer from psoriasis, then you too, like me, have to endure a constant regime of creams and lotions in an attempt to lessen the impact of the dry, flakey skin that the psoriasis causes. Well, I don’t know about you, but for me –…

Polyarteritis Nodosa (PAN) – Effective Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Polyarteritis nodosa, also known as PAN, is a rare autoimmune disorder involving spontaneous inflammation of the arteries which causes symptoms such as fever, pain, fatigue, weight loss, bleeding, and dysfunction of affected organs. Inflammation of the arteries can be quite severe and may cause permanent damage to affected organs such as intestines and kidneys. Spontaneous…

The Differences Between An LPN And An Ultrasound Technician

An ultrasound technician or sonographer differs from an LPN in many ways. An ultrasound technician is someone who captures images of a patient’s internal structures through the use of ultrasound equipment, while an LPN is a person licensed by the state that provides care to old, disabled, injured, terminally ill, or sick patients. LPNs can…

Finding Ways to Keep Your Mind Off of Drugs

One of the most difficult things that people with addictions struggle with is to keep their minds off drugs. The longer a person has used drugs or alcohol to cope with life, use it as a coping mechanism, the harder they will find to stop using. Why? Because they are programed in some way to…