Thanksgiving ushers in the season of giving. Most people have their own traditions of turkey, stuffing, deserts, family, and friends. Many have their traditions of volunteering and giving to those in need. In my family we have given back in various ways including giving to United Way, helping out with Habitat for Humanity and packing and delivering platters of food to the homeless.
The dry, cold winter winds can strip our skin from its protectiveness causing dryness, itching, and flaking. Winter brings the fear of brittle, cracking, bleeding skin. Since prevention is the best cure, now is the time to prepare our skin from the cold winter winds to come.
The tendon is a fibrous cord that connects muscle to bone. When this fibrous material becomes inflamed, it is called tendonitis.
MRSA stands for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. It is known as a 'super-bug'...
Hemorrhoids, also called piles, are caused by swollen veins in the anus and rectum. The veins dilate as a response to pressure. Although hemorrhoids can be painless, it is not uncommon for this dilation causes irritation, pain and sometimes bleeding during and following a bowel movement.