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January, 2012

  • 2 January

    10 percent of US soft drinks have flame retardent now your warned

    A recent article on Treehugger.com discusses the fact that many of our popular U.S. sodas have flame retardents in them that can cause some serious problems when too much of the soda is taken in! So how harmful are flame retardents to your body? Well despite their 30 year interim approval status which already shows [...]

  • 2 January

    History of the Eye Test

    History of the Eye Test When one goes to the optician for a routine eye check, you probably don’t think much about the letter chart on the wall or the various tests performed to ascertain any changes in the quality of your vision. So where did it all begin? As far back as 1623, Benito [...]

  • 1 January

    Neti pots – the magical cure for sickness or the silent killer

    You may have heard about Neti Pots which are small devices which help relieve colds, sinus infections, and allergies. Many ear, nose, and even throat surgeons recommend these devices which help According to treehugger.com two people recently have died from using these neti pots which brought about an encephalitis infection. In case you do not know [...]

  • 1 January

    8 Great Ways to Use Tea Tree Oil

    There are a variety of natural methods available for treating infection, and one of the very best of them is tea tree oil, an essential oil extracted from the leaves of a plant known scientifically as melaleuca alternifolia – which is native to Australia, New South Wales in particular. Tea tree oil has many valuable [...]

December, 2011

  • 30 December

    Getting a Relaxing Massage

    Sometimes all we need is a nice, hour-long relaxing massage to get out of whatever funk we’re in. College students are always looking for ways to relax after their long commutes. Getting a relaxing massage could help them get refreshed before heading back to school. Once you start getting massages you’ll become hooked because of [...]

  • 29 December

    Some Of The Surprising Benefits Of Adding A Walk In Shower To Your Home

    With the hectic lifestyle that many of us have today, and the pressures of modern life, many of us find ourselves constantly rushing around without the time to actually enjoy ourselves and relax. This, accompanied by the desire to achieve greater efficiency and save money on heating and water, is probably the biggest contributor of the [...]

  • 29 December

    Hayfever: What Is It And How Do You Treat It?

    Hayfever or Rhinitis affects thousands of people each year in the UK with symptoms ranging from inflammation of the nose, sneezing, blocked nose, itching and a runny nose. Eyes and the sinuses can also become inflamed and irritated. The cause of hayfever is varied, but is typically due to infection, reactions to medicine, triggers from [...]

  • 29 December

    How to Live Long and Stay Healthy

    With the average person living to 80 years old – 8 years more than in the 1970s – it is no wonder that we are witnessing rising cases of arthritis, Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis, diabetes and heart disease – we have got an ever increasing aging population. Yet just because you are getting old, doesn’t mean you [...]

  • 28 December

    Top 10 Reason Why Invisalign Rocks!

    Invisalign Braces are not really braces at all.  They are a series of clear and removable teeth aligners designed to slowly move your teeth over time giving you a nice smile. They rock mainly because you can take the Invisalign trays out with ease at anytime.  This is especially great when it comes to eating.  [...]

  • 24 December

    10,000 Doctors In India Go On Strike For Better Pay

    Government run hospitals in India have become extremely short staffed after 10,000 doctors go on strike, and demand better pay and better promotion opportunities that are equal to what doctors in the federal medical services get paid. The doctors have been on strike for four days now. The Government is not giving in to the doctors demands though, [...]