The Number One Secret For Losing Weight

We all have a few extra pounds we would like to lose. But did you know that this culture is rampant with quick fix diets, supplements, eating programs, and deadly prescriptions that are nowhere near to being the solution you need for losing weight. First, we had the low fat program, then no fat, then…

What Is Ear Barotrauma?

Ear barotrauma is discomfort, pain and even damage in the ear that is caused by differences in the air pressure inside the eardrum and air pressure outside the eardrum. This condition usually occurs with changes in altitude like driving in mountains, flying or scuba diving. Causes of Ear Barotrauma Typically, the air pressure in the…

Medical Oncology For Children

Cancer therapy for children is most often called pediatric oncology. It is one of the most ruthless forms of cancer because it attacks young defenseless children. If you spend any time learning about cancer and pediatric oncology you'll unduly discover that there are many stories of young lives taken much too soon to this horrible…

Senior Health Insurance – Where Did It Go?

Once you retire and no longer receive the benefits of a group insurance plan from your employer it cannot be stressed enough how important senior health insurance is. At one time seniors were able to rely on government help for health concerns that become almost mandatory as a person ages. Medical services such as eye…

Care and Feeding of Feet

Liberal applications of rubbing alcohol, applied in the morning and evening, will help toughen your feet. Alcohol will not make the foot and leg musculature any stronger — only walking will do that — but it will tighten and toughen the skin, making it less sooner to hot spots and blisters. I continue using alcohol,…

Benefits of Drinking Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Alcohol-free drinks are growing in popularity because they offer the same satisfaction as an alcoholic beverage without its ill effects. They serve as a healthy substitute for their alcoholic counterparts. Alcohol-free beer: Beer without alcohol is as healthy as its traditional counterpart, as rich in vitamins and minerals and fat-free. And yes, it is a…

Controllable Risk Factors Of Infectious Diseases

There are hundreds of pathogens present in the environment capable of causing infectious diseases in humans. Some of these diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Ebola are highly dreaded where death is the only way of getting rid of the infection. Most of these diseases occur as a result of certain risk factors that can be…

Childhood Family Dysfunction Can Last a Lifetime

People often speak of the resilience of children, and that’s true, in that they find a way to survive physically and emotionally. But it’s not true that children slough off the effects of childhood family dysfunction, traumatic events and patterns, physical abuse, sexual abuse, or child neglect. They suffer deep emotional pain and are changed…