Health

How to Overcome Killer Stress

1/7/2014

By Dr. John E. Russell

Measuring Your Stress Level

1/7/2014

If you've been wondering what degree of stress you live under, here is a quick way to get a fair estimate. Dr. Thomas and Dr. Richard Rahe composed a table of events and the amount of stress they cause.

How to Help a Shy Child

1/7/2014

A shy child need not necessarily be treated with kid gloves.

Understanding and Dealing with Everyday Stress

1/7/2014

Stress is an abnormal condition that disrupts the normal functions of the body or mind.

A Short Memory Course

1/6/2014

You just called the TV repair shop and the voice on the other end of the line tells you "this is Don Smith". About 5 minutes later you tell your wife that "this guy" will be out to fix the TV in the morning.

Lead Can Be Dangerous

11/24/2013

Lead has long been recognized as a harmful environmental pollutant. There are many ways in which humans are exposed to lead and most of the time we may not even be aware of it.

The Radon Problem

11/23/2013

You can't see radon. And you can't smell or taste it, but it may very well be a problem in your home. It is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year.

New Therapy for Heart Attacks

11/23/2013

New drugs can stop or limit the damage of a heart attack, but only if the patient gets help immediately, experts say. Once the flow of blood to a portion of the heart is blocked for several hours, the damage is irreversible.

Ulcers Are No Laughing Matter

11/23/2013

Peptic ulcers, which are in the stomach and the duodenum (the first part of the intestine leading from the stomach) can occur at any age and affect both men and women. Untreated, sufferers can look forward to a long siege with them.

Live a Longer and Healthier Life

11/23/2013

You should balance your activities with the proper amount of rest. Some of the leading experts in the field of aging now believe that regular exercise along with the proper amount of rest may actually add years to the life span.

Getting a Second Opinion

11/23/2013

Getting a second opinion is standard medical practice these days. There are millions of surgical procedures performed in the United States every year and the majority of these operations are necessary for the health and well being of the patient.

Alcohol and Society Today

11/23/2013

There has been a lot of discussion in the last few years about the continuing problem of alcohol and the effect it has on society. Should we treat alcohol as if it were an illicit drug?

Your Personal Safety

11/23/2013

The world we live in today is much safer than the one known by your parents and grandparents. Even considering the constant bombardment of news to the contrary, the government and industry have taken some major steps to protect us all.

Handy First Aid Tips

11/23/2013

When someone is injured or suddenly becomes ill, there is usually a critical period before you can get medical treatment and it is this period that is of the utmost importance to the victim.

Hay Fever, Allergy and Asthma

11/23/2013

Hay fever is a chronic condition characterized by sneezing, nasal congestion, runny and itching nose, palate, ears and eyes.

Growing Old Gracefully

11/23/2013

Today the average duration of human life in the United States is just about 70 years for women and a little less for men.

How to Beat Depression

11/23/2013

Here's the story of a small, almost successful mail order entrepreneur, and how he overcomes the blues that comes with his way of conducting business:

You Can Have Healthy Skin

11/23/2013

With new research, new products and new skin protection advice popping up all the time, it is hard to figure out the best things to do to improve and protect your skin.

Aids and Drug Abuse

11/23/2013

The two groups at greatest risk for AIDS are homosexual or bisexual men and people who shoot drugs.

Coronary Heart Disease

11/23/2013

Clinical studies, laboratory investigations and a number of surveys show certain personal characteristics and life-styles pointing to increased danger of heart attack (coronary heart disease). These danger signs are called "risk factors".