Health

All parts of our bodies are interconnected in one way or another. This is why sometimes what affects one area of the body can just as easily spread to and affect a different area of it. This is something that science and biology have told us for a very long time, but sometimes we still fail to realize that these...
What was meant to be a fun trip for this family to Oregon ended in disaster due to a careless act by others on the beach. Heather Switzer was with her three daughters on a beach by the Oregon coast, and they were looking forward to having a good time. One of her children, a little toddler named Kalani, was...
What started out as a tribute to a family member has grown into a project much larger than anyone could have anticipated. In 2014, Lora Scantling’s stepfather was diagnosed with lung cancer. As a tribute to him, she and Christy Goodger, both photographers, sent out a post on Facebook asking if there were young children battling cancer who would like...
drinking lemon juice
Lemons come from evergreen trees and are believed to have originated in either China, India, or northern Burma. The fruit came into Europe through Southern Italy, then went on a voyage through the years to Persia, Iran, and finally the Americas when it was brought to Hispaniola by Christopher Columbus. Today, we use lemons for a lot of different things, whether...
how to make yourself throw up
You woke up this morning and are feeling gross. Real gross. Maybe you ate some old meat last night and its setting your intestines on fire. Maybe you had a little too much to drink and can’t move around because you are so queasy. Maybe you accidentally took the wrong dose of your medication. When this moment happens, you might...
A lot of responsibility falls on the shoulders of someone who is pregnant. They will strive to do the best for their children-to-be, allowing them to develop healthily and be born as happy and fit as can be. That’s why many steer clear of certain foods, take prenatal vitamins or even work on getting in some exercise every day. It’s no...
When you think of flesh-eating bacteria, the phrase may bring to mind horror movies or Sci-fi flicks that only deal in the supernatural and are not rooted in reality. But here’s the truth: the flesh-eating bacteria is real, and it’s known as the Vibrio bacteria. This bacteria has stirred up concern and caused Alabama’s public health department to issue warnings about...
superbugs resistant alcohol disinfectants
Bacteria and virus mutations have become more and more of a concern in many countries. These “superbugs” are often resistant to a wide array of drugs and continue to evolve in order to develop higher levels of resistance to new methods used to combat them. Some of these “superbugs”, which are multidrug resistant and can be potentially responsible for a number...
In this hot weather that’s heating up pavements and grounds everywhere, making sure you have proper footwear on is more important than ever. You might think that being in the water means you’re exempt from needing this kind of protection. Unfortunately, this is far from the case. As a matter of fact, the highest number of heat burn incidents and injuries...
We know that dogs are man’s best friend. Those who have dogs at home will attest to how much fun it is to cuddle with them and to get their kisses. The love and kindness of a canine companion know no bounds, and many lick their owners and families as a way of showing affection. Unfortunately, while it seems like a...

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