October 2, 2013 # 8:17 am # General Health Issues # No Comment
According to DrugWarFacts.org , an estimated 23.9 million people above the age of 12 or older were current illicit drug users - which equates to an estimated 9.2% of the population. Statistics point that alcohol is the number one drug problem in America with more than 12 million alcoholics.
Drug use and addiction have become very commonplace around the Globe as access to these substances …
September 13, 2013 # 10:20 pm # General Health Issues # No Comment
Orthodontics is primarily concerned with the facial growth, development of dentition and occlusion and the diagnosis and treatment of occlusal anomalies.
The most common form of treatment used to straighten crooked teeth includes fixed or removable braces. Fixed braces attach to the teeth and the wires help in controlling the movement. Wires are held in slots that are cut into brackets.
July 31, 2013 # 1:22 pm # Better You # 2 Comments
Skin has 3 layers : epidermis, dermis and hypodermis. Epidermis the top most layer contains melanocytes which gives brown tint to the skin. Below it is dermis which has fibrous tissue , collagen and elastin. Hypodermis the deepest layer containing connective tissue and fat cells keeps the skin warm and protects it.
Types of Skin:
Normal: Fine textured , soft and smooth.
April 5, 2013 # 9:12 pm # General Health Issues # No Comment
In his Time Magazine article, Steven Brill takes an in-depth look at how medical bills are killing Americans. Health care costs in the United States are very high and most families are struggling with keeping up with medical bills.
In that article, he presented stories of families burdened with high medical bills—stories that most average Americans can relate to. And even with …