Celebrating Independently-Minded Women In America

Fighting For Women's Rights & Education From early on, women bought for their rights – whether it was to own land, to give girls the opportunity for a good education, or for equal rights in the workplace. Here are some women who stand out in history: Margaret Brent: In 1639, Brent became the first female…

Why Chronic Inflammation Is Common Now: Physiology of Hypoxia, Blood Gases and Ineffective Breathing

Inflammation, as a normal physiological response Inflammation is part of the complex biological reaction of the human organism involving the immune system, blood vessels, and effects related to changes in hormones and many other body chemicals as a response to pathogens (infections), damaged cells (e.g., due to mechanical, radiation or chemical damage), or irritants (as…

Suggestions for Health Sector Reform in Trinidad and Tobago

Health reform refers to the changes in health administration, health planning and, health research that places significant emphasis on local health challenges aimed at improving health administration, health planning and healthcare. They will combine to produce an efficient model of healthcare delivery capable of increasing patient physical, medical and psychological safety. Health reform should be…

What is the Evil Eye?

The Evil Eye has been around since the beginning of time. It simply means sending someone a thought that seems intrusive or invasive or has the power to hurt him or her. The bad fortune that results is considered to have been caused by envy. The evil eye is not necessarily considered to be intentional…

Car Tune Up

A tune up is a simple task that almost anyone can do. This will make your vehicle more fuel efficient. This applies for any motorized vehicle. The filters are a good place to start. Depending how often you do a tune up will affect how much of an improvement that you will see. Most mechanics…

Effective Remedies for Bone & Joint Pain/Arthritis

A joint pain could be caused as resulting from a strain, sprain or some other injury affecting the ligaments or tendons surrounding a joint. Alternately, a joint pain could result from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or gout. While the pain could occur in any part of the body, knees, shoulders and hips are most vulnerable. Home…

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is only recommended when a correction of morbid obesity is to be done. The most common type of this form of surgery is Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. In this type of surgery, the food is allowed to bypass some part of the stomach and small intestine. This leaves some of the food…

History of Hip Hop Music

Many point to the origins of hip hop music starting in the Bronx, New York during the 1960s and 1970s. Kool Herc (real name: Clive Campbell) was a Jamaican resident in the Bronx and is accredited with founding this music genre. Considered a pioneer of the style, this Jamaican DJ created a style of reciting…

Complications of Athlete's Foot

Because untreated athlete's foot can potentially spread, it is very important for everyone to know what athlete's foot is and how to prevent it and treat it. Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus, commonly called ringworm, which is an unfortunate name because ringworm has absolutely nothing to do with worms. It is simply a…