Home Remedies for Colon Cleansing

The colon, a part of the digestive system, is responsible for extracting water, salt, vitamins and nutrients from indigestible food matter, processing food that was not digested in the small intestine, and eliminating solid waste from the body. However, when it does not function properly, it begins to absorb toxins instead of eliminating them, thereby […]

The Benefits of Play

In our hectic, modern lives, many of us focus so heavily on work and family commitments that we never seem to have time for pure fun. Somewhere between childhood and adulthood, we’ve stopped playing. When we carve out some leisure time, we’re more likely to zone out in front of the TV or computer than […]

Health Benefits of Playing Foosball

For you game table enthusiasts, I hope it has also crossed your mind at some point you can potentially be obtaining other benefits from playing that just the shear satisfaction of beating your opponent. People who play fast paced game table games like air hockey, Foosball and table tennis may subconsciously play as a way […]

Laughter Therapy

What Happens When We Laugh? We change physiologically when we laugh. We stretch muscles throughout our face and body, our pulse and blood pressure go up, and we breathe faster, sending more oxygen to our tissues. People who believe in the benefits of laughter say it can be like a mild workout — and may […]

Pulled Shoulder Muscle

A pulled shoulder muscle can cause excruciating pain and immobility in your shoulder. According to Sports Injury Handbooks, pulled muscles are one of the most common sports injuries, although you can also pull a shoulder muscle from everyday activities such as lifting or reaching. A muscle pull occurs when a sudden force rips some of […]

Stay Healthy All Summer

Ah summer! Who doesn’t love long days of backyard barbecues and walks on the beach? If you’re like us, you don’t want to spend even one of those days either sick or injured — —or let’s face it— — worrying about getting sick or injured. So here’s our guide to summer hazards, including ones that […]

How to Write a Medical Abstract

The purpose of a medical abstract is to provide a concise and useful summary of a longer medical article or study. Anyone reading the abstract should be able to judge whether it is worthwhile to read the entire article. A good abstract will make a reader want to learn more about the research and ideas […]

Food Poisoning

Food poisoning, known for causing vomiting and diarrhea, can often be treated by drinking fluids and eating bland foods. In some cases, prescription drugs such as antibiotics may be needed for treatment. Some people may be hospitalized. Food Poisoning Treatment: Call 911 if: You think the food poisoning may be from seafood or mushrooms. The […]