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Bad Effects of Caffeine on the Body

Bad Effects of Caffeine on the Body

Caffeine is not always bad for you. One small cup of coffee a day can be beneficial to your health. However, ingesting three or more cups of coffee or continually drinking caffeinated beverages throughout the day can cause adverse effects.......[Read More]
Fluorescent Staining Method

Fluorescent Staining Method

Laboratories have various methods for looking at cultures, blood samples, and DNA. One such method is the fluorescent staining method. By using the correct types of stains, biological information can be isolated and studied more thoroughly.......[Read More]
What Are the Effects of Vinegar on the Skin?

What Are the Effects of Vinegar on the Skin?

Apple cider vinegar is purported to be a medicinal remedy, dating back to Hippocrates. It is good for many ailments, from relieving arthritis to lowering cholesterol. Used both internally and topically, apple cider vinegar is said to be good for the skin, improving its tone and texture.......[Read More]
Examples of Good Bacteria

Examples of Good Bacteria

Beneficial bacteria play essential roles in ensuring human health.bacteria image by chrisharvey from Fotolia.comBacteria are one-celled animals, invisible to the naked eye. The noted naturalist Stephen Jay Gould wrote in his article "Planet of the Bacteria" that bacteria accounted for all.........[Read More]
How to Compare Brands of Maca

How to Compare Brands of Maca

Maca is a powerful root that is grown traditionally at altitudes of 13,000-15,000 feet. It is native to the Junin plateau highlands of Bolivia and Peru, where it has been cultivated for more than 2000 years. Most brands currently available harvest and grind from these regions.......[Read More]
Cracking the Secret

Cracking the Secret

Drug companies offer a variety of patient assistance programs, but finding out about them, and learning whether you qualify, is often difficult.......[Read More]
How to Insert a Butterfly Needle

How to Insert a Butterfly Needle

Butterfly needles, also known as winged infusion sets, are a very common needle style used to collect blood during a venipuncture. The butterfly needle consists of the stainless steel collection needle fitted with flexible "wings," which the phlebotomist uses to grip the needle, and a valve that att......[Read More]
How Is a Rotational Molding Made?

How Is a Rotational Molding Made?

Rotational molding is a production method used primarily to make plastic hollow items such as canoes, trash cans and children's toys. Popular because it is a relatively inexpensive method of molding that requires a short amount of time, rotational molding is also referred to as rotomolding or spin c......[Read More]
Aromatherapy Scents & Benefits

Aromatherapy Scents & Benefits

Aromatherapy oils.Essential oils image by MAXFX from Fotolia.comOur sense of smell is a powerful and useful tool. Certain aromas can elicit invigorating, balancing, calming, sensual or relaxing reactions on the physical, emotional and mental levels. The oils used for aromatherapy are.........[Read More]
Toxic Cleansing Products

Toxic Cleansing Products

The most dangerous place in your house may be under your kitchen sink. Thousands of children every year are poisoned by household cleansing products. Many adults are sickened by contact with some of these products without knowing the cause; and toxic cleaning products are a major source of indoor ai......[Read More]
Phase 1 & 2 Candida Diet

Phase 1 & 2 Candida Diet

Candida albicans is a yeast that occurs naturally in the digestive tract and other mucus membranes. The yeast can become toxic when an overgrowth occurs, caused by poor diet, antibiotics or digestive disturbances. When an overabundance of Candida is present in the body, other diseases can be trigger......[Read More]
Salmonella Group B Defined

Salmonella Group B Defined

Salmonella is a genus of bacteria that are common in a variety of environments. Salmonella can cause illness in humans, and salmonella bacteria are currently the most frequently diagnosed cause of foodborne disease in the United States. As is often true in bacterial taxonomy, the species concept is ......[Read More]
Prenatal Yoga Methods

Prenatal Yoga Methods

Yoga permits pregnant women to continue exercise right up to delivery.pregnant women belly image by Slobodan Vasic from Fotolia.comThe Mayo Clinic explains that regular exercise has benefits, which includes improving mood, energy and sleep. There is no reason not to take advantage of.........[Read More]
Ciloxan Side Effects

Ciloxan Side Effects

Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin hydrochloride), an ophthalmic ointment or solution, is an antibiotic that prevents bacteria from multiplying and is used to treat eye infections caused by staph, strep and other bacterial strains. According to PDR Health, the ophthalmic ointment is commonly used for active inf......[Read More]
Herbicides That Can Be Used by Surface Water

Herbicides That Can Be Used by Surface Water

Most herbicides legally used today break down quickly in the environment and do not contaminate surface water.Weed field image by Necroborg from Fotolia.comMost herbicides can enter surface water. Herbicide water contamination happens when the herbicide chemicals linger--or degrade.........[Read More]
What Is Integrative Medicine?

What Is Integrative Medicine?

Experts explore new ways to treat the mind, body, and spirit -- all at the same time.......[Read More]
Where Can You Find Massage Therapy?

Where Can You Find Massage Therapy?

You can find massage therapy in a variety of settings, including spas and salons, chiropractor and other medical offices, and massage clinics or private massage offices.......[Read More]
A Home Remedy for an Earache

A Home Remedy for an Earache

The cause of most earaches is an infection located in the middle ear. The specific location of the ache is a small chamber on the other side of the eardrum. The scientific name for earache is otitis media. A number of home remedies exist for treating earaches, though not all of the them work for eve......[Read More]
What Are the Benefits of Taking Flaxseed Oil at Bedtime?

What Are the Benefits of Taking Flaxseed Oil at Bedtime?

Many people look to more natural means of health care than taking prescription pills. Certain oils have properties that make them beneficial in warding off illnesses. Flaxseed oil stands at the forefront because of its vast array of health benefits. Before embarking on a natural health.........[Read More]