Dec
12

How is Honey Made in the Beehive

Honey is made and used by bees as a food source. The worker bees collect the sugar-rich nectar from flowers and transport the nectar in their honey stomachs to the hive. Relaying it to the house bees, the bee nectar which differs in content for each species of plant, is processed by the house bees […]

Dec
10

Eye Disease: The stye

A stye is an infection of the glands of the eyelid that can occur at all ages but are most common in children and young people. Typically resolves with antibiotic ointments. 1. What is a stye? Stye. Can affect both the upper and the lower eyelid. A stye is an infection of the glands of […]

Dec
09

MAKE UP FOR EVER Halloween Make Up Tricks & Treats

Halloween is almost upon us pretties! I love Halloween and all of the makeup, don’t you? I will have the honor of turning three teenagers into the Kardashian sisters – think smokey eyes, sculpted cheeks and glossy nude lips; while I will be using some makeup to add camouflage to my sons face for his […]

Dec
09

Rodan + Fields ANTI-AGE AMP MD System

I am all for anti-aging treatments. I try them all. This one with NEEDLES intrigued me probably more than any other – or at least lately. Needles, I say “yes”. This is one of those tools that are normally used only in Doctors’ offices, so this is a first for at home treatment. Groundbreaking! The […]

Dec
09

What are Tonsil Stones?

When many people think of “stones” in the body, the first reaction is to think of kidney or gall bladder stones.  Tonsil stones, or to be more medically accurate they are known as  tonsilloliths, are deposits of calcium and other minerals that form on or inside of the tonsils.  “Calculus of the tonsils” is another […]

Dec
09

Get Started With a Weight Loss Plan

The holidays are a festive time.  “This the season to eat, drink and be merry.” But it’s also a time to reflect on personal evaluation, self improvement, and resolutions. You may be looking to improve your health and gearing up to eat better and lose weight. Way to go!  But how do you get started […]

Dec
08

La Mer SPF 18 Fluid Tint

I thought that the new SPF 30 Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer from Stila was going to be my tinted moisturizer for this Summer, but I may be wrong. I am currently obsessed with the new one from La Mer. It is La Mer The SPF18 Fluid Tint. Combining it’s almost miraculous skincare formula with a […]

Dec
08

Chronic Bronchitis And Smoking

What is Chronic Bronchitis? Chronic bronchitis is a lung infection that persists over the course of several years and it is contagious for patients. Additionally, this is a chronic inflammatory condition in the lungs that causes the airways leading to the lungs (respiratory passages) to be irritated and swollen. This causes thick mucus to form, […]

Dec
07

What is an Ultrasound Technician?

Also known as ultrasonographers or sonographers, ultrasound technicians work in a variety of fields with specialty equipment to produce images of structures inside the body. The equipment emits inaudible high frequency sound waves that penetrate harmlessly into body tissues, and records the varying reverberations of the sound waves to create an accurate picture of the […]

Dec
06

Symptoms Of Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a disease that affects the lung. It is an inflammatory characteristic which includes the parenchyma becoming inflamed and the alveolar being filled with fluids. These conditions are called consolidation and exudation. Alveoli are sacs filled with air and works in the gaseous exchange within the lungs. Pneumonia can be caused by infection related […]