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Organic Skin Detox

Organic Skin Detox

Your skin is the largest organ in your body. It acts as a "third lung," by absorbing beneficial nutrients and exuding waste to purify the body. This third function, exuding waste and toxins from the body causes these toxins to build up in the skin. The toxins can appear as acne, boils or rashes. ......[Read More]
Tips for Food Handling & Storage

Tips for Food Handling & Storage

Picture perfect pepperspeppers image by cherie from Fotolia.comSalmonella, listeria and E. coli are just a few of the threats lurking around improperly prepared and handled food. Whether catering a large event or hosting an impromptu dinner party for just a few guests, preparing and.........[Read More]
Homemade Nutritional Diet

Homemade Nutritional Diet

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, over 500,000 deaths every year can be attributed directly to poor nutrition. Seventy-five percent of Americans do not eat enough fruit and vegetables, and over half of Americans eat much too much saturated fat. These eating habits do not co......[Read More]
How to Insert a Huber Needle

How to Insert a Huber Needle

Huber needles are needles used to administer long-term chemotherapy in cancer patients. They are inserted into a port surgically installed under the skin so that the patient need only be injected once, in most cases. Huber needles are also placed on a syringe that swivels to lay flat against the pat......[Read More]
OSHA Safety Information

OSHA Safety Information

Many work environments present hazards that can endanger the health of employees. Before the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Bureau of Labor Standards promoted safety in the workplace by helping states improve legislation for protective measures and administer those laws. Later, the respons......[Read More]
Earthquake Survival Checklist

Earthquake Survival Checklist

Earthquakes are dangerous natural disasters that have caused injury and death to thousands if not millions throughout history. Create an earthquake emergency kit to help get through the aftermath of the earthquake. Earthquakes rarely last more than a minute. During the actual earthquake, get under a......[Read More]
Water Diversion Environmental Problems

Water Diversion Environmental Problems

Water diversions cause major environmental disruptions. Altering a natural habitat, even slightly, can cause a cascade of events that harm the entire ecosystem. Migratory fish and birds are especially vulnerable to habitat loss. They require two seasonal habitats, in addition to those along their mi......[Read More]
How to Avoid Soy Protein

How to Avoid Soy Protein

For many vegetarians, vegans and those who want a high protein diet without consuming a lot of meat, soy products are an excellent source of complete protein. Unfortunately, everything has its downside. Some people are allergic to soy and others worry about a potential link between consuming high qu......[Read More]
How to Sanitize Respirators

How to Sanitize Respirators

You should clean and sanitize respirators on a regular basis, especially if multiple individuals use the same respirator. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn that respirators must be cleaned and sanitized before they are used by a different person to prevent the spread of viruses and......[Read More]
How do I Start a Hospice Business Using a Step-by-Step Plan?

How do I Start a Hospice Business Using a Step-by-Step Plan?

Hospice care emphasizes quality, rather than quantity of life. It is a service provided to patients with limited life expectancy - those with a terminal illness. Hospices help patients and family prepare for death. Patients receive medical care that neither hastens nor postpones death. The amount of......[Read More]
How to Treat Chlamydia with Herbal Home Remedies

How to Treat Chlamydia with Herbal Home Remedies

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. In women, its symptoms are so mild, that they are unaware of the disease until chlamydia has progressed to pelvic inflammatory disease(PID). PID is a very serious illness and is a major cause of infertility. In men, symptoms of chlamydia are immediate,......[Read More]
How to Use Grapeseed Oil in Salve

How to Use Grapeseed Oil in Salve

Salves are rich, healing balms that use the powerful medicinal properties of oils and herbs to treat skin. They can be made using any variety of oils and herbs depending on your preference and skin condition. Grape seed oil is light and easily absorbed into the skin, so it works perfectly as a carri......[Read More]
Protein Requirements in a Toddler's Diet

Protein Requirements in a Toddler's Diet

As your toddler begins eating new foods and exploring new tastes, you may find yourself wondering if your child is consuming the many nutrients her body needs for healthy growth. Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters, and in the struggle to feed your child a healthy and balanced diet, protein may be......[Read More]
Nutritional Information for Elk Meat

Nutritional Information for Elk Meat

Elk meat is a nutritious, heart-healthy source of protein. The meat is not available in most grocery stores, but it can be purchased from online meat vendors. There are several ways to prepare the meat, including stewing, roasting, and pan-frying. Since elk is a species of deer, the meat should be p......[Read More]
Sources of Laetrile

Sources of Laetrile

According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), laetrile, sometimes referred to as amygdalin, is a natural compound used worldwide in the treatment of cancer. The United States-patented version of laetrile is partly synthetic and is different from the laetrile produced in Mexico; they come from d......[Read More]
How to Prove SSI Income

How to Prove SSI Income

The Social Security Administration's Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides benefits to disabled adults and their dependents when the disabled adult's earnings are not sufficient to collect over $694 per month in Social Security Disability Income (SSDI). SSI may also be awarded to peopl......[Read More]
Atovaquone Side Effects

Atovaquone Side Effects

Atovaquone, which GlaxoSmithKline markets under the brand name Mepron, prevents and treats a fungal infection of the lungs known as Pneumocystis carinii in people whose immune systems are weakened by AIDS, cancer, organ transplantation or another condition. Patients need to take atovaquone with to f......[Read More]
How to Create a Nutrition Plan

How to Create a Nutrition Plan

A nutrition plan can be simple or elaborate. Essentially, a nutritional plan helps you accomplish certain goals or change your eating habits and keep you on track. You can consult with a nutritionist or registered dietitian to assist you or design one on your own. Before you jump right into develop......[Read More]
Can You Take Too Much Omega-3?

Can You Take Too Much Omega-3?

Omega-3 supplements have a wide range of health benefits. They have been proven to have a positive effect on cardiovascular health by lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. Omega-3 also can decrease the risk of stroke. The anti-inflammatory properties of these fatty acids can help with pain from a......[Read More]