The Infusion Pump Is Easily Taken for Granted

Let’s take a moment to sing the praises of the infusion pump. Yes, yes, it does seem like a rather mundane topic to get excited about. But consider our ability to feed, hydrate, and deliver medicines and solutions to the human body intravenously. Ponder for a second how great a step forward it was for…

How to Deal With Odor in Wounds

Odor caused by wounds can be distressing for both the patient and the caregiver who must care for them. Odor can cause the patient to feel embarrassed or ashamed, and may lead them to withdraw from their daily civilities. Patients with foul-smelling wounds are often driven to cover up the odor using various methods which…

Diabetic Diet Facts

Initially diabetes management and control may involve dietary changes alone. Diet is a vital component in your overall diabetes control program and to keep blood sugar levels under control, a diabetic diet strikes a balance among the carbohydrates, fats, and protein you eat, when you control your body functions through exercise and by using a…

Dangers of Taking God For Granted

Have you ever found yourself taking someone or something for granted? Were there consequences or did you get it corrected before it became a serious problem?  In Luke 17:11-37, Jesus is traveling towards Jerusalem from the border between Galilee and Samaria. He will spend some time here and in Perea before heading to Jerusalem for the Passover…

The Stages of Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa is one of the most prevalent and dangerous eating disorders known to man. It is known to many in that it is characterized by the sufferer refusing to eat and losing extreme amounts of weight until they often resemble nothing more than a skin covered skeleton which can often lead to death in…

Facts About Childhood Obesity In America

The percentage of obese or overweight children in America has roughly doubled between 1971 and 2000. The prevalence of overweight and obese children has increased from 15% in 1971 to more than 30% in 2000. Health problems increase with obesity on a rise. Obesity among children is a health crisis in the United States and…

Oxalic Acid – The Cure For Cancer

Daily, certain foods and beverages are revealed as great antioxidants. For example: carrots, spinach, broccoli, tea, nuts, berries, garlic, onions, grapes, red wine, herbs, spices, and chocolate are foods known to be great antioxidants. We hear about flavonoids and vitamins. It is estimated there are 4,000 identified flavonoids. Isolating each one and determining what effect…

Allergic Skin Rashes – 4 Varieties Exposed

Allergic reactions can come in many forms. There is the sneezing with the itchy, watery eyes. Someone can have trouble breathing where their asthma is triggered by a substance in the air. There are many different ways someone can suffer from an allergy. Skin rashes are not rare when it comes to allergic reactions. They…

What is Dermatitis and Eczema and How to Get Rid of Them

What is Dermatitis? Dermatitis is the skin’s reaction to chemicals or environmental elements. It will cause our skin to become irritated and inflamed, itchy and red, dry and flaky. When certain substances contact the skin and causes an allergic reaction, the reaction is called “contact dermatitis”. Examples of such substances causing contact dermatitis are deodorants,…

Five Easy Ways to Get Rid of a Cold Sore

It can be both painful and embarrassing to have a core sore. Unfortunately, once you catch the herpes simplex virus that causes it, there is no way to completely remove it from your system. It is however possible to deal with the sore itself and prevent its spread and further outbreaks. Take Medication People with…

Love in the Times of AIDS

Book Title: LOVE IN THE TIMES OF AIDS Author: Dr Mark Hunter: An Assistant Professor in Social Science/Geography at the University of Toronto. Publisher: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press Reviewer: Bhekisisa Stalin Mncube AIDS Transmission: HIERARCHY OF UBUFEBE (MULTIPLE SEX PARTNERS) IN SOUTH AFRICA LOVE in the times of AIDS is a valuable ethnography of Mandeni,…

Home Remedies For Scalp Psoriasis

Scalp Psoriasis is one of the most painful and most embarassing diseases to have. There is nothing like the constant itch and the scales that you cannot stop picking at that make you bald over time. The embarassasing trips to the barber shops and the stares from noisey people can make it very uncomforatable to…