Healthy Living : Health & Medical
Incorporate strength-training exercises, such as using dumbbells, into your fitness routine.young blond lady exercise image by asiana from Fotolia.comBusy moms may cut time for their own well-being so they can work and take care of the kids and house. Exercise is an integral part of your...
Quinine sulfate treats malaria, but physicians often prescribe it for other uses. The medication has a large number of serious side effects, and nearly all people taking quinine sulfate suffer some problems. This has led the FDA to warn against using quinine sulfate off-label. AR Scientific markets
Kettle bells are known for their physique building values. The ballistic quality of the routines build strength, size, endurance, encourages fat loss, and promotes cardiovascular stamina. A kettle bell workout is valuable to the professional athlete or to anyone aspiring to tone and strengthen the b
Bacterial Vaginosis is an itchy vaginal condition characterized by itching, an unpleasant odor and pain. Although Bacterial Vaginosis, or BV, can be transmitted by sexual contact, it can also affect women who are not sexually active. Treatment usually involves a regime using 2 different types of an
Eating late at night can be a sign of depression.contents of fridge image by Christopher Hall from Fotolia.comA repeated saying states that eating before you go to sleep leads to weight gain because the body converts the sustenance into fat rather than short-term fuel for the day. As of...
Narrative therapy is a specific method of counseling built around the basic principals pioneered by Michael White. The counseling technique involves understanding and shaping the story of a person's life in narrative terms. As with other methods of counseling, for narrative therapy to be effective,
The United States Food and Drug Administration requires drug companies to form protocol for the cleaning of production supplies to prevent cross-contamination. Part of this protocol may include a swabbing procedure to confirm the cleanliness of equipment and utensils. Swabbing cleaned drug-manufactu
According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the average daily calorie consumption for women should be around 2,000 calories and, for men, around 2,500. While this is a good general guideline for those not too concerned with their waistline, if you want to gain, lose or maintain your cu
Radiation therapy is a common and popular form of treating many serious conditions like cancer that involve unwanted tissues or growths that need to be killed off. However, the radiation process itself can include some side effects on other healthy tissues, and many patients and doctors are beginnin
Bacteria collects in cracks and crevices of your Dasani water bottle as you reuse it.pouring water from a bottle image by ElsSh from Fotolia.comBottled water may be the go-to solution for dehydration for some people, but think twice about dishing out money for this beverage considering...
The Arkansas Department of Health regulates swimming pools in the stateswimming pool image by apeschi from Fotolia.comWhen the weather turns warm millions of men, women and children flock to their local swimming pool for relief. Pool owners in Arkansas should remember that the state...
Every child with diabetes should have a different meal plan, based on personal condition, physical activity, normal rate of eating, weight and overall health. There are three main types of weekly meal planning approaches usually used by children with diabetes--the exchange meal plan, the constant ca
The dark pigment in cherries provides major antioxidants.cherry image by .shock from Fotolia.comCherry juice has long been touted as a folk remedy for gout. Now research is finding that the antioxidants in cherries, known as anthocyanins, can help relieve arthritis pain and muscle...
Vaginal yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of Candida albicans, a fungus that normally lives in your body. Certain conditions can create an environment for the fungus to proliferate, and some of the common symptoms are a cheesy white discharge, irritation, intense burning and itching, and
Hydration bladders are an excellent way for campers and hikers to remain hydrated while away from home. Replacing these can be expensive, so they will need to be cleaned every few months to ensure the purity of your drinking water. Cleaning these bladders is a relatively simple process that can be a
Tylenol is a pain reliever that is sold in pharmacy and convenience stores. It is available without a prescription. Tylenol is the brand name given by McNeil-PPC for acetaminophen. It is a popular medication often used for headaches, muscle pains and reducing fever. While it can be used with few sid