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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body? - Part 2 of 2 by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 12:00am In Part 1 we taked about how oral health boosts self confidence and lowers the risk of heart disease. Read on  to find out more  Image courtesy: Preserves Your Memory Adults with gingivitis (swollen, bleeding gums) performed worse on tests of memory and other cognitive skills than did those with healthier gums ... Read on »
The Recovery Body Part 1: Beginning to Accept Your Body by Alex @ Raw Recovery Posted Thu 03 May 2012 11:51pm Today was a good day.  In fact, it may have even been a great day but there was nothing extraordinary about it, which is the cool thing.  That probably makes no sense but let me explain.  In the depths of my depression and eating disorder, something really super amazing had to happen for me to have an OK day.  Just to get from shitty t ... Read on »
HUMAN BODY PARTS FOR SALE TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER Inside a Creepy Global Body Parts Business by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 2:10pm SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International ~~ August 28 2009 42.90 Euros Per Arm Inside a Creepy Global Body Parts Business By Martina Keller and Markus Grill The German company Tutogen's business in body parts is as secretive as it is lucrative. It extracts bones from corpses in Ukraine to manufacture medical products, as part of a glo ... Read on »
What are the Causes and Treatment of Swollen Feet? by matsalyhr Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 5:53am Swollen feet are a medical condition characterised by presence of excessive fluids in the tissue. It can sometime lead to increase in weight as swelling of body parts takes place. It is also known as oedema. Generally, the force of gravity pulls the fluid down to the lower body parts like ankles and feet hence causing them to swell abruptly. T ... Read on »
Another body part we can obsess about by Eleanor Kohlsaat Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:39am As if the fitness/fashion industry doesn’t make us feel inadequate enough, get ready for the newest anxiety zone: cankles. Gold’s Gym workout centers have designated July “Cankle Awareness Month.” You’ve heard of love handles and muffin tops? Well, if the part of your leg where your calf meets your ankle lacks proper definition, you apparently ... Read on »
the ugly insides, scary words, a lot of faith and a song (graphic- don't read if you're not into hearing about pee & body parts) by Littlemisssunshine Posted Wed 14 May 2014 11:59pm Am I okay? I think so. I get up in the mornings.  I scramble around the kitchen, reheating my coffee 20 times, scooping baby food into Rosie's mouth, reassuring Maeve the tooth fairy will always come (EVEN if she swallows her tooth again). It's all so normal. On the outside, Ashley is functioning.  I wash my hair, put clothes on, love ... Read on »
Regenerative Medicine – Growing Human Body Parts by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 14 Dec 2009 12:03am What we used to think of as Star Wars is not really so any longer, it is here.  I have posted about regenerative medicine quite frequently here and have a couple interviews with Cook Medical with their products that create scaffolds for body parts to grow and regenerate.   Knee Scaffolds Help help rebuild the Cartilage after injury – Reg ... Read on »
Beyond Body Image Disturbance by Dr. Sari Shepphird Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 5:37pm Persistent mirror checking, preoccupation with perceived physical flaws, continuously asking for reassurance about appearance, comparing one's own appearance to that of others, obsessions, social avoidance, excessive exercise, self-hatred...extreme body image disturbance. A mental illness with one of the highest suicide rates... Sounds fa ... Read on »
Harvesting Human Body Parts–An Industry That Could Certainly Benefit from the Use of 2D Bar Codes As Nobody Knows or Track by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 17 Jul 2012 10:08pm This is a topic that people don’t like to talk about a lot, self included and there are abuses.  You can watch the video and see how the business operates with “for profit” companies.  Many years ago in another life I worked with a guy who was in sales as was I for his day job and at night he was a courier for this business.  He would pick up a ... Read on »
Why Am I Still Swelling? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Mon 25 Mar 2013 9:30am We hear this question after almost every post op patient or any patient who has had a moderate to severe injury.  And as I tell my patients preop, expect swelling.  And I’m really not kidding when I say it will take 6-8 months or more to stop swelling after bunion surgery ; at least a year for any major reconstructive surgery.  But the question ... Read on »