Category Archive: Medical & Health

Jul 30

Basics Of Wound Care Free Downloadable PDF

This is a great download of the basics for wound care. It will help folks to evaluate any wound whether it is a recent wound or a chronic one. Then it will give the basics on how to care for the wound.  For acute wounds that are recent it will help you to examine, evaluate …

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Jul 27

Dealing with Summer Heat Stress in the Body

Body temperature regulation is one of the most important thing a person can do when it comes to be outdoors. The body must maintain a constant core temperature of 98.7° F in order to function at peak performance. A rapid rise or fall in this core temperature can result in very serious consequences. Hyperthermia (the …

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Jul 18

How to Pack a First Aid Kit for Traveling

This tutorial of how to pack a First Aid Kit for traveling is a way to be prepared for whatever may come when you are away from home. Nothing says fun better than a hiking/trekking plan with friends and nothing kills the buzz like an uncalled for injury. Injuries I any case are a part …

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Jul 18

Tilapia And Why You Should Not Be Eating It

Do you eat tilapia? I used to because I really like that it was very easy to cook and it didn’t have a strong fishy taste and I could find it on sale some times. Then I read that it has a lot of cholesterol and started only serving it once a month or so. …

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Jul 14

Avoid These Foods If You Have Gout

Gout is a very painful inflammatory arthritis that usually affects the joint in the big toe. People who suffer from gout have recurring bouts of the gout and the toe will be very red and inflamed and extremely painful. If you have gout there are foods you should avoid because they have a lot of …

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Jun 30

How To Never Forget Your Back Seat Baby

It seems like ever week or so we hear another tragic story in the news about a parent that forgot they had their child in the backseat and when they finally remembered it was to late to save the child. This is so incredibly sad and I know some folks automatically say how could any …

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