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Herbal Treatment for Psoriatic Arthritis

Herbal Treatment for Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a painful and sometimes debilitating form of arthritis. People who have psoriasis are at high risk for contracting psoriatic arthritis. The symptoms are painful and swelling joints. It can affect any part of your body, according to Mayo Clinic. Psoriasis and psoriatic arthriti......[Read More]
How to Reduce Mold Allergies in a House

How to Reduce Mold Allergies in a House

Since most of us spend almost half our day at home, finding relief for mold allergies is important. With this concern, reducing the effects of mold inside the home becomes the most efficient way to find relief. Here are some steps to do just that.......[Read More]
OSHA Regulations

OSHA Regulations

OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration and is a part of the United States Department of Labor. The main function of OSHA is to help prevent work-related illness, injury and death. In order to do so, they enforce many rules and regulations regarding workplace health and safety ......[Read More]
Salmonella Symptom Information

Salmonella Symptom Information

Salmonella infection is a bacterial disease that's usually caused by consuming contaminated food or water. There are more than 2,000 types of salmonella bacteria, but only about a dozen of these affect people. Salmonella complications can range from diarrhea to typhoid fever.......[Read More]
The History of Aloe

The History of Aloe

Aloe (specifically, aloe vera) is a succulent plant that grows easily almost anywhere. It is commonly cultivated for its healing properties. Many people keep aloe plants handy at home just to treat minor cuts and burns.......[Read More]
How to Fit a Tiara in Hairdos

How to Fit a Tiara in Hairdos

If you are planning on wearing a tiara in your hair for your wedding, prom or other fancy event, you will need to make sure it is properly secured and fitted. Even though tiaras come equipped with comb anchors on each end, you'll need extra protection to ensure the piece doesn't slip or get knocked ......[Read More]
Little Ways to Be Healthy

Little Ways to Be Healthy

Being healthy does not take lots of time or investment. There are little ways to be healthy that anyone can utilize daily. The key to healthy living is moderation. Seek balance in your diet and exercise regimen to support your body. Healthy living benefits you not only physically, but boosts mental ......[Read More]
Instructions for Dock Safety Lights

Instructions for Dock Safety Lights

Shipping and receiving docks are some of the most dangerous work environments and present a variety of risks. One of the major risks is the truck or trailer being pulled away from the dock prior to the loading or unloading being completed. When this takes place personnel in the truck can be injured.......[Read More]
What Foods Have Purines?

What Foods Have Purines?

Purines are enzymes that when metabolized turn into uric acid. Uric acid gets into joints and connective tissues and causes gout. There are medical treatments for gout, but many sufferers believe the best way to deal with the condition is to avoid foods that are high in purines. By keeping your inta......[Read More]
How to Keep Toys Safe at Home

How to Keep Toys Safe at Home

Toy safety involves not just making sure that toys are physically safe, but also ensuring they are age appropriate and biologically and chemically safe. Even if you've purchased the safest toy in the store, time and wear can turn a safe toy into a nightmare. Parents can repair many toys that have be......[Read More]
Toxic Lipids & Carbohydrates

Toxic Lipids & Carbohydrates

Lipids and carbohydrates are the building blocks of the human body; as such, harmful forms of these two macromolecules are not very common. However, certain substances contain harmful fats and carbohydrates that can damage human cells and cause disease.......[Read More]
Split Peas Nutrition

Split Peas Nutrition

Split peas are dry peas cut in half. Peas are legumes and are high in protein and low in fat. The most common use for split peas is in split-pea soup, but they are suitable for many recipes.......[Read More]
Mites in Ductwork

Mites in Ductwork

While they are a component of many residences and other buildings, air ducts can also provide a substantial source of air pollution. One of the causes of this pollution could be living organisms that make their home in the materials found in that ductwork. While cleaning the ducts seems the attracti......[Read More]
How to Know if You Bought a Bad Chicken

How to Know if You Bought a Bad Chicken

If you've ever bought a chicken or chicken pieces home from the store and wondered if you've bought a bad chicken, you're not alone. There are a few factors that contribute to spoilage in packaged poultry. Several things, such as color, odor and texture, need to be considered when trying to discern ......[Read More]
What Are the Differences Between Sanitizing & Sterilizing Medical Equipment?

What Are the Differences Between Sanitizing & Sterilizing Medical Equipment?

Sanitizing and sterilizing are two advanced methods of cleaning. The differences in the two lie in what needs to be cleaned and why. The outside of medical equipment can usually be sanitized, for example. It is usually sufficient to wipe hard surfaces clean adding a chemical to water. Anything that ......[Read More]
Home Remedy for Dequervain's

Home Remedy for Dequervain's

De Quervain's tenosynovitis is characterized by a painful inflammation and swelling of the sheath surrounding the tendons found on the thumb side of the wrist. This leads to a difficulty in making a fist, and it can be very painful. Treatment options vary depending on the severity of the condition a......[Read More]
What Leads to the Production of Urea?

What Leads to the Production of Urea?

As the solid component of urine, urea serves as your body's way of eliminating a highly toxic waste product of protein digestion -- ammonia -- by combining it with nitrogen and oxygen. The body's failure to produce and eliminate urea leads to hyperammonemia, which can cause coma, brain damage and de......[Read More]
Egg Allergy Prevention

Egg Allergy Prevention

According to the Mayo Clinic, there is no sure way to prevent a food allergy from occurring --- but you can avoid unpleasant or dangerous reactions by avoiding the foods that cause them.To help prevent symptoms of an egg allergy, read labels carefully before you buy, as even non-egg prod......[Read More]
Nutritional Information for Calrose Rice

Nutritional Information for Calrose Rice

Calrose rice is a variety of medium-grain rice that is grown in the Sacramento Valley of California. According to the California Rice Commission, about 85 percent of the rice grown in California is calrose rice. The rice is very versatile, and it holds up well in a variety of dishes.......[Read More]