Dietary supplements and all-natural over-the-counter treatments are all the rage, and many are less expensive than a prescription or synthetic counterpart would be. There is nothing wrong with using dietary supplements, but it’s important to understand that all-natural doesn’t mean “safe”. Drugs.com and Keeping Track of Supplements Drugs.com is a website...
Few medical mysteries find resolution with a script as exciting as the one created by Australian doctor, Barry Marshall. Forget the story of an unassuming doctor toiling away for years in a dank laboratory while trying to support a hypothesis with pencils and Petri dishes. Marshall had found a...
With summer and vacations comes a whole new crop of skin hazards. I’ve spent the summer in the Galveston area of Texas, enjoying the sunshine, the beach, and the mosquitoes. Okay, maybe not enjoying the mosquitoes so much. That’s what I wanted to talk about: special skin hazards and...
My daughter sells Mary Kay cosmetics and products. A fellow writer friend sells Avon products. Both Avon and Mary Kay offer mineral powder foundation, concealer, blush, eye shadow and more. I’ve never been one to wear much makeup, but I did like to put on a little powder before...
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) defines Club Drugs as: “Drugs popular with youth who are part of a club scene and want to take the drugs to gain increased stamina for late night dancing and partying. Generally includes marijuana, MDMA, LSD, and Ketamine. In the West...
The goal of any diet should be to burn calories less efficiently. It seems a strange concept to many, as people often think they should be burning calories more efficiently to lose body fat. A body that burns calories efficiently is usually a body that is on a prolonged low-calorie...
Grilling lean cuts of meat, chicken and fresh veggies is a good way to add to a healthy, lower-fat diet. Yet, even with the flavor of the charcoal or wood, plain chicken or unseasoned lean steak can be a little bland. Lean cuts of meat and chicken are missing...
Is it Real? How Can You Tell If You or a Loved One Suffers from Internet Addiction? Have you ever wondered if you were addicted to the internet? Do you have a loved one who spends all their time on the computer, talking to others online but not to you?...
New diets can be confusing.  Depending on which diet you choose, you might be asked to count calories.  Counting calories takes a bit of practice and learning how to convert macronutrients to calories is what calorie counting is all about. As luck would have it, learning to add calories is...
Ah, the apple! One of the most cultivated fruits in the world, with more than 7,500 different types of apples available, the apple is likely one of the most well-known fruits on the planet. While you probably won’t find 7,500 different varieties of apples at your local grocery store,...