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Red, Itchy Rash? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 10:02pm NIH News in Health You’ve probably had a rash at some point or another, whether from poison ivy or the chickenpox or something more unusual. Why does your skin break out in red blotches like that? More important, is there anything you can do about it? We often think of the skin as a barrierit keeps the insides of o ... Read on »
HIP DYSPLASIA IN DOGS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:12pm Wow, what an Independence Day celebration! Desperado and Helpful Buckeye had a little bit of everything for our 4th of July sampler. First, we took a long walk through our neighborhood, enjoying all of the American flags and bunting being displayed. Then, we were treated to one of nature's special thunder and lightning shows during the afternoon.. ... Read on »
Health Headlines - December 16 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm More U.S. Drivers Using Cell Phones at the Wheel Despite safety warnings and laws prohibiting the practice, a growing number of Americans are talking on their cell phones while they drive, says a U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report. The report concluded that about 1.5 million drivers are chatting on their cell phon ... Read on »
Friday’s COPD Newsletter from COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 29 Oct 2010 2:11pm Volume 10, Issue 47 Richard D. Martin, Editor We’ve all heard the old adage, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” Some of us believe this, and some of us don’t. Some of us tell ourselves this for encouragement during trying times, and others consider it a platitude when they hear it. But is it true? Do we really ... Read on »
The Wild Herbalist: Class Notes by Jesse Wolf Hardin by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 09 Sep 2011 1:07pm THE WILD HERBALIST Steps Towards a More Empowered, Intensely Effective & Satisfying Life & Practice Class Notes by Jesse Wolf Hardin All Photos ©2011 Kiva Rose From the notes for The Wild Herbalist class being taught by Jesse Wolf at the upcoming TWH Conference Saturday, Sept 17th – 2:50-4:50 To Register: www.TraditionsInWest ... Read on »
Low Level Laser Medicine of the Future Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 30 Dec 2011 9:57am Low Level Lasers, Part Two.  Clinical Applications  by Jeffrey Dach MD Part One of this series reviewed the mechanism of how low level lasers interact at the cellular level .  The coherent laser light in the near infrared wavelength is absorbed readily by cytochrome C oxid ... Read on »
FDA December 14, 2010: Blood Products Advisory Committee Meeting Transcript by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 6:04pm December 14, 2010: Blood Products Advisory Committee Meeting Transcript FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION CENTER FOR BIOLOGICS EVALUATION AND RESEARCH BLOOD PRODUCTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE December 14, 2010 The Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg 620 Perry Parkway We have a very busy afternoon on, as said before, XMLRV and MLV-related ret ... Read on »
Bits and Pieces-It's Been A While Edition by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Aug 2011 11:21pm Image via Wikipedia It's been almost 2 months since I did my last Bits and Pieces post, so I figured it's high time I put together another collection of interesting (at least to me) links and other tidbits of information mostly having to do with Multiple Sclerosis. As usual, there's been a steady stream of news related to ... Read on »
The Joys of Shingles by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Jul 2008 5:02am I’m not talking about these shingles Has anyone here ever had the joy of experiencing Shingles? I’m not talking about re-roofing your house. I’m talking about the wonderful painful, burning, itching sensation caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox. Well, for the last couple weeks, I have been getting a mild taste of it. And a m ... Read on »
Shingles, a painful skin conditi... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:57pm Shingles, a painful skin condition, may be prevented by Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese martial art, according to researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles. Tai Chi is commonly used as a low-impact exercise for older people. Study findings indicated that elderly people who performed Tai Chi enjoyed better immune respon ... Read on »