Health and Fitness

How to Get Started with E-Cigarettes

Many people are turning to e-cigarettes because they deliver nicotine without the smoke of normal cigarettes. The smoke from cigarettes has long been associated with many dangerous diseases. E-cigarettes are considered safer because people inhale vapours instead of smoke. Lots of people are using e-cigs to wean themselves off normal cigarettes. Whether the method...

The Physical Therapy Practice and its Benefits to Patients

Physical Therapy The practice of physical therapy can help a patient improve his or her state of mobility and physical function. A doctor may suggest that a patient undertake physical therapy after undergone some form of surgery or long-term injury treatment to hasten the healing process. Physical therapists or PTs as they are commonly known,...

How to minimize back injuries in the workplace

Preventing Back Injuries: Whether you lift heavy things or sit at a desk all day, your back is subject to abuse. Because it formed from spines that were only meant to be held vertically, the odd twists and turns evolution bestowed on it to get it horizontal means well over 90% of the population experiences...

The Digital Revolution has Improved Hearing Aid Technology

The type of hearing aids of generations past is now long forgotten. Gone are the bulky, uncomfortable, feedback prone, unreliable, and inconvenient hearing aids from before the analog era. Hearing aids used to only have manual controls for volume. Some were smaller but had to be connected with a wire to a control unit....

Difference Types Of X-Ray Machines and How They Work

An x-ray is a camera. Instead of visible light, it exposes the film using x-rays. Normally, x-rays are just like light - they’re electromagnetic waves, but they’re more energetic and make easier to penetrate several materials. Tumors, muscles, fat, bone and some other masses in the body absorb these x-rays then the pictures on...