It is always gratifying to learn that something we love to eat is actually good for us. Tomatoes are one of the basic foods of Western cuisine and we love them in all shapes and forms. With juicy tomatoes, it is easy to cover our basic requirements for vegetables even if you do not like […]
According to the CDC, in 2008, 142,950 Americans were diagnosed with colorectal cancer and 52,857 died from it. It is one of the most common and most deadly of all cancers. A group of Swedish scientists recently found that a protein from milk can affect how fast colon cancer cells grow, and reduce their grown […]
Would you like to know how long you are potentially going to live? There is no easy answer to that, but scientists are now able to tell us just that: what is our potential life span. The secret of our lifespan lies in the length of telomeres, small bodies at the end of our chromosomes.
People who are able to have a short power nap and wake up restored and rested are to be envied. Who would not like to be able to take a short nap and be able to keep going like an energizer bunny? But, is power napping good for us or not is a question that […]
What months are included in the second trimester? The second trimester of pregnancy includes the fourth, fifth and sixth months. In a healthy pregnancy these months are the most tranquil time. The fourth month of pregnancy is the actual beginning of the second trimester and is the time when pregnant women feel at their very […]
What happens during the last few months? A healthy pregnancy during the last few months finds your baby growing, but moving less. The room in your womb is diminishing and baby is resting more. A baby can hear mother”s voice and other nearby voices. Your baby can distinguish the difference between light and dark and […]
Diseases that cause death According to the World Health Organization death by disease is caused by only a few main maladies and these can be broken out by socioeconomic status. Each status has its own disease profiles and it is surprising how similar they are to one another.
Exercise to lose weight, get great abs, flat stomachs, and incredible gluts. Go to the gym, mimic exercises that look good, and get very discouraged when the end result is just pain. Avoid certain exercises that are not really effective; and find alternatives to get you to the perfect body; or just a slimmer one.
Private insurance companies as well as Medicare and Medicaid do not like to pay for re-admission and if re-admission is necessary for non-emergency situations these insurance providers do penalize the hospital and possibly the doctor. Studies have proven that a high proportion of hospital re-admissions are high preventable. To this end, there are strong financial […]