Women's Health

How To : Maintain heart health for women

Learn how to maintain your heart health at any age! Great advice for all women because the younger you are the better chance you have at protecting your heart and preventing heart disease. Starting at age 30 you should start getting cholesterol test just to keep yourself in ch ...more

How To : Manage nausea and vomiting of pregnancy clinically

This medical presentation discusses the management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP). Many women who have to cope with nausea and vomiting of pregnancy endure tremendous physical hardship. This suffering may have a profound impact on family, work, and social life. Ther ...more

News : Fitness and Kinect

Has anyone actually used the Kinect for fitness purposes? If so, which games are the best? There are already a slew of fitness games (and reviews for them) available. But I have better things to do than slog through a ton of maybe-helpful reviews. So I thought I'd see if I c ...more

How To : Adopt a child

The adoption process can be long and taxing. Start off right by learning the basic procedure. Step 1: Learn the requirements Find out the qualifications to adopt. In the U.S., adoption laws vary from state to state. For international adoptions, check federal regulations and th ...more

How To : 21 Miraculous Uses for Coconut Oil

What can't coconut oil do? This edible oil, extracted from the copra or meat of a coconut, has done what most other food, beauty, and health trends have not: demonstrated real lasting power. Indeed, the "superfood" continues to make headlines, with its many uses the subject of ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Throw a Naked Sushi Party

The Japanese know how to party. Browsing the internet for my daily fix of Weird Asian News, I stumbled across this article on Cannibal Banquets. According to Steve Levenstein, Japanese Innovations Writer, "a pinata-like 'body' is carefully crafted, then stuffed with edible go ...more

News : Orgasm Inc. (2009)

Feature documentary about female orgasms. Below is the trailer for the feature Film Orgasm Inc. Orgasm Inc. (2009) is the first feature documentary by award-winning director Liz Canner. It premiered at the Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival. In the shocking and hilarious docum ...more

How To : Make your hair grow

Hair loss is not a final destination. You can do something about it. Learn how to make your hair grow! If you're one of the millions who suffer from alopecia or hair thinning, learn your options. Hair loss can be embarrassing, depressing, frustrating, but you're not alone. By ...more

How To : Flirt & read body language

Susan Bradley, R.N., advises that confidence is needed to flirt well, as well as eye contact and open body language. This is from a pro that instructs men and women how to court each other, read their potential mates language and expressions, and finally get a date. This is in ...more

How To : Do prenatal aerobics

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing but it can strain the body. Exercise can help prenatal women release stress and increase overall health. Learn how to do prenatal aerobics in this exercise tutorial. When doing prenatal aerobics you should do a basic side-step, keep arms at chest ...more

How To : Perform a lymphatic breast massage

This self breast massage technique is designed to move lymph out of the breast as an aid in woman's health. Reducing toxins from the breast tissues is believed to reduce breast cancer risk for cancers related to toxins. Watch this how to video to learn how to perform one.

News : Local Politicians in the Los Angeles area.

Representative Henry A. Waxman is in charge of California’s 30th Congressional district. He is part of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Ever since he began his career in the government business, he has been involved with health and environmental issues. He represents c ...more

How To : Understand menopause

Every woman goes through menopause, yet many don't discuss this natural time of life. Learn more in this video. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of areas: Pregnancy, Sex Health, and College Health. With the aid of Health Guru ...more

How To : Calculate your waist-to-hip ratio

In this video, we learn how to calculate your waist to hip ratio using a tape measure. First, measure your waist round your belly button and write down what number it is. Next, measure your hips around the largest part of your butt, and then write down what number you get for ...more

How To : Ease labor pains during child birth

In this video, we learn how to ease labor pains during birth. One way is to move your body and try different birthing positions. This will open up different parts of the pelvis and help more than lying down. Once you receive an epidural you won't be able to get up, so make sur ...more

How To : Use the yucca plant to care for feminine hygiene

Being in the wilderness for an extended amount of time can be bad for your health. One thing it can do for you is cause major problems in the personal hygiene department. Find out how to keep yourself nice and clean by using a yucca plant. A must watch for the women! We look ...more

How To : Strengthen your bones with a Mediterranean diet

This video is a report by Terry from Good housing keeping. She reports that women of any age should be thinking of bone health and one of the best ways to strengthen your bones experts say is to follow low fat Mediterranean diet. Tonie Hope, director of Good house keeping says ...more

How To : Build confidence during pregnancy

For many women, pregnancy is a very vulnerable time, especially when it comes to the health of their child. Your body is changing on a constant basis and it can be hard to find confidence in the fact things will go well. You can learn through this video that you can be proacti ...more

How To : Understand Cesarean Section child birth delivery

While some women elect to have a cesarean section, most c-sections are performed because of pregnancy complications like a premature baby, labor difficulty, or exhaustion during childbirth. Learn more about how a c-section works, in this video! Health Guru is a site that prod ...more

How To : Understand the stages of labor & vaginal delivery

70% of pregnant women have a vaginal delivery, where the baby is delivered through the mother's vagina. This method of childbirth is as time-tested as pregnancy itself. Learn more about the stages of labor and how vaginal delivery works, in this video! Health Guru is a site t ...more

How To : Identify menopause

Some women enter menopause quietly, while others want to know when it's happening. Here's how doctors may identify the change. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of areas: Pregnancy, Sex Health, and College Health. With the aid ...more

How To : Eat foods high in potassium

Potassium is an important metal for keeping your cells alive and can be found in many foods, including fruits, vegetables, and meats. Potassium is a mineral that helps maintain normal fluid balance in your body, helps control blood pressure and reduces your risk of kidney ston ...more

How To : Treat a triceps tendon rupture

Triceps tendon ruptures are not very common, but they are a debilitating injury. A triceps tendon rupture may require surgery. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Fixed with surgery Increase range of motion gradually Recove ...more

How To : Rehabilitate an LCL knee injury

LCL stand for lateral collateral ligament, and it is a ligament of the knee. Rehabbing a torn LCL after surgery can be an involved process. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Can cause other problems Stabilizes the knee Fi ...more

How To : Treat heel spurs in sports medicine

Heel spurs are a very painful condition of the foot and occurs over time. Heel spurs often feel like you are walking on a pebble. Deal with the nagging heel spur injury with stretching, foot care and other methods. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this video on health and ...more

How To : Treat a pulled quad muscles in sports medicine

A quadriceps muscle injury is an injury to the muscles on top of your thigh. Treat and strengthen a pulled quad muscle using a few simple steps. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Apply ice Gently stretch quadriceps Restor ...more

How To : Treat a sports injury of turf toe

Turf toe may not sound serious, but it can end an athlete's career. Turf toe involves rupturing the capsule underneath the big toe. Learn how to treat sports toe injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Immobilize toe Use ultrasound Strengthen toe flexor ...more

How To : Rehabilitate a torn meniscus

The meniscus is one of the most frequently injured parts of the knee. Rehabbing a torn meniscus must be done with care and proper direction. Receive tips for treatment of a torn meniscus in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Stretch hamstrings May require surg ...more

How To : Treat golfer's elbow or medial tendinitis

Golfer's elbow can be an aggravation that negatively impacts one's swing. However it doesn't only affect golfers, it golfers elbow can affect anyone. Golfer's elbow is also more commonly known as tendinitis of the medial side of the elbow. Learn how to treat sports injuries in ...more

How To : Treat shin splints

Runners tend to suffer from painful shin splints. Treatment techniques for dealing with shin splints can provide tremendous relief to runners and others who suffer. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Stretch calf muscle Ge ...more

How To : Treat tibial stress fractures in sports medicine

Tibial stress fractures are a very painful condition that have to be treated the right way. Tibial stress fracture treatments and healing methods include rest, stretching and wearing certain equipment. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how to video on health and rehab ...more

How To : Treat patellar tendinitis in sports medicine

Patellar tendinitis is pain just below the knee cap. Patellar tendinitis treatment tips and techniques can supplement the direct care one receives from a doctor, trainer or physical therapist. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take A ...more

How To : Treat tennis elbow in sports medicine

Tennis elbow is also known as lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow injuries can be one long frustration for the tennis player. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Rest elbow Ice and massage elbow Try ultrasound and deep fric ...more

How To : Treat calf muscle strains

There are two calf muscles in each leg, both of which can be injured. Healing and treating a calf strain can take time and patience. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Stretch with knee bent & straight Medial calf injured ...more

How To : Treat vaginal fibroids

Your gynecologist has recommended that you undergo surgery to remove vaginal fibroids. But what does that actually mean? Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that grow from the inner or outer wall of the uterus. They are quite common - as many as 20% of women over 30 will develop ...more

How To : Babysit an infant

Babysitting is the prime teenage job for young women to start learning responsibility and earning a wage, but it isn't all fun and games… you are dealing with an infant, which is far from fun, but it's money in your pocket. Earning a little extra money babysitting infants can ...more

News : $26 Buys a Mouthful of Her Breast Milk!

So, apparently in our modernistic approach for child rearing "authenticity", it turns out there is a market for human breast milk. However, for a mother seeking the best for her child, it is impossible to know whether artificial milk or unidentified breast milk is healthier. T ...more

How To : Bulk up and gain weight quickly

It seems like people are always trying to lose weight..but what if you have the opposite problem? Whether you’re recovering from an illness, are a growing teen, or you are an athlete trying to bulk up, a little information can go a long way in helping you pack on a few extra p ...more

How To : Get great skin like a celebrity

Not everyone in Hollywood owes their nice complexion to a dermatologist. Here are some homespun beauty secrets you can steal. You Will Need: * Sugar * Extra virgin olive oil * Liquid vitamin C * Washcloths * Bag Balm * Honey * Petroleum jelly * Un-petroleum jelly (optional) S ...more

News : Old School Science Models

LIFE magazine has posted a gallery of bizarrely wonderful old school scientific models. Don't miss the giant fetus or massive colon (double ew). Behold, science education before computers ruled our world. A girl scout leans in to take a closer look at an enclosed model of the ...more

News : Plastic Kills?

BPA: Why Plastic Ain't Good For You BPA or Bisphenol A is in many of the products we use. Everything from Ziploc bags to shower curtains, we are exposed to BPA all the time. If you're living the organic life hardcore already, you've noticed Nalgene bottles are out and have b ...more

News : 15 Healthy Hacks for Losing Weight

We've covered a variety of life perks, short cuts, and cheats (35 to be exact), but what about your health? Neatorama has compiled a list of "tricks" to staying healthy and keeping off the pounds. Click through for all fifteen weight loss hacks; my five favorites below. 1. D ...more

How To : Cut back drinking alcohol

Drinking too much is bad for your health and your wallet. Here are a few simple strategies for cutting back and keeping it in moderation. You Will Need * A pen and paper * Willpower WARNING: If your drinking habits show signs of alcohol addiction or abuse, seek professional h ...more

News : Sneak Nutrition Into Almost Any Food

Where We Go Wrong Nutritionally In our fifties we face numerous food challenges. We often choose to ignore them rather than face them head on. Here are the problems we face: We burn calories slower. Everything we put into our mouths seems to wind up someplace else: hips, thi ...more

How To : Cook Low Sodium Minestrone Soup

This is an amazing minestrone soup that is both extremely healthy and tastes delicious. It's high in fiber and is full of vitamins and minerals. Even though it's low in salt and so healthy it still leaves you feeling full and satisfied. You can make this soup anytime of the ye ...more

How To : Lose Weight After Pregnancy

During pregnancy, women will end up carrying a good amount of extra weight. While a third of the weight gained will come from the baby, the other two thirds come from the changes that happen in your body while you're pregnant. Losing this extra weight can prove to be difficul ...more

News : The Trayvon Deception

If you've been reading, watching or listening to the news, you sure know about the Trayvon Martin case. If you visit this site often, you may also have noticed that I've not put up any news on this case. I have my reasons. And this post will describe why. Before continuing, I ...more

News : The Other Side of Fashion

The United States is a hierarchical country where the weak ones are at the bottom and the powerful ones are at the top. Garment workers are at the bottom of the list although they are the most important. Without them there would be no fashion industry. They sew and cut the gar ...more

News : The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more

Top 10 : Best Ethical Destinations for 2011

By Ethical Traveler As the world becomes ever more interconnected, being an ethical traveler becomes both easier and more urgent. Travelers today have access to far more information than we did even 10 years ago. We can observe–almost in real time–the impact that smart or sel ...more

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