The Prevalence of Child Obesity

Child obesity has quickly become a major problem in America, the degree to which may not even be fully realized at this point. To consider all the aspects of obesity, a systems approach is necessary in identifying all factors involved. From this perspective, a more encompassing view of the prevalence of child obesity can be…

Finding Humor in Everything

Humor can come from unexpected sources. I work in the medical field and while you might not think that would be a hotbed of comedic material, it really can be. Health care workers and patients alike are surrounded by illness and death and need the natural outlet and stress relief provided by laughter. Gallows humor…

Trouble With Network Marketing

An MLM home based business is one of the best ways for regular people to have a chance to earn a six figure income. Just imagine, someone without any education, without any degrees or qualifications, can become a success in network marketing and earn as much as a doctor! And the beauty of an online…

Mediterranean Diet – More Than Just A Diet

The Mediterranean diet is now well-known as one of the healthiest in the world and all in all is ideal for a healthy way of life. Looking into the food habits and lifestyle of the Mediterranean diet will expand on why it is so healthy and can help to prevent heart and circulatory diseases. With…

What Factors Affect Lung Capacity?

Your lungs are one of the most important organs in your body. They enable you to breathe and get a good amount of oxygen. They also help in eliminating carbon dioxide from the blood. The oxygen will help the body become healthy and vibrant. One of the things that will signal how healthy your lungs…

My New Knee And The Physiotherapy

The physiotherapist had an integral part in the process that lead to my knee replacement and in the recovery process. So I feel it is important to detail his part in the whole scenario that was my knee replacement. Before the operation: In July 2007, mild pain and sorrowness began to occur often on the…

Why Bimatoprost Solution Can Change Your Life

If you think that bimatoprost solution came about because scientists were hard at work trying to figure out a way to make eyelashes grow faster and longer, then you are wrong! This is one of those very common drugs that are developed for a completely different reason but tend to have positive "side effects." Although…

7 Chronic Illnesses Linked to Substance Abuse

Substance abuse and addiction are clearly associated with a number of negative health effects that can lead to a lifetime of illness or even death. While drug and alcohol rehab can help to reverse some of these negative effects and improve an individual’s overall health and well-being over time, substance abuse causes immense damage to…

"Diet" Is a Four-Letter Word

I hate the word “diet.” That’s because the word diet has been twisted around to mean something you follow temporarily- you “go on a diet.” But if you “go on” a diet, you eventually have to “go off” it. And that’s why most diets are really, really bad for you. Most diets are about eating…

Best Acne Treatment: Saying Goodbye to the Problem

The best treatment for acne actually differs from one person to another. One particular treatment can work best for some people but not be effective for others. However, there are treatments that have successfully treated most people with acne problems. Some popular acne treatments that are widely available can really help those with acne conditions.…

Does Diabetes Cause Hair Loss?

Diabetes can be a major factor in hair loss for a lot of people. The hair loss will normally begin at the onset of diabetes and gradually gets worse as the disease progresses. It is normal to shed some hair each day, but when the shedding rate exceeds the rate of re-growth, that is when…

Change Your Diet

By some estimates up to 90% of all disease result from taking wrong foods, and 80-85 percent of illnesses can be cured simply by changing diet. It is difficult to believe it – we take so many drugs to get rid of ailments – but the fact is a stubborn thing. Proper nutrition gives amazing…

Helping Babies Adjust to Hearing Aids

When a baby needs a hearing device, the adjustment period can be quite tricky for both parents and child. While the parents understand the importance of helping their baby adjust to hearing aids for ideal speech and language development, the baby simply understands that a foreign object is now in her ears, and she is…

Three Stroke-Saving Putting Drills

Sinking more putts, as I’ve said in my golf tips, is the key to quickly lowering your golf handicap. You use your putter more than any other club in the bag. Think about it. Two-putting each hole during a round means you used your putter 36 times. That’s anywhere from 30 percent to 40 percent…

10 Ways to Respect Diversity in the Workplace

The world is a colorfully diverse place and so are our workplaces. Diversity is an economic and legal priority in business. It increases the bottom line, jump starts innovation and keeps businesses out of legal jeopardy. Managers, supervisors and employees at every level of a company need to find ways to embrace and respect diversity…