Head Lice - What parents need to know.Written by N Hynes
Head lice are small parasitic insects dwelling principally on scalp and neck hairs and mainly affects school going children. Head lice are mainly passed on by direct hair to hair contact with another infected individuals hair, but could now and again be circulated via infested combs, caps or other hair accessories. When an individual becomes infested with head lice, it is most probable that all of household will also become infested.
The lice feasts on person's blood and bite can cause itching. If you or a member of your family suffers from irritation and scratching of scalp and back of neck, head lice could be cause. Close inspection of head should reveal tiny, off-white or dark eggs (nits) firmly attached to hair, chiefly at nape of neck and over ears.
Magnetic Therapy Offers Natural Pain ReliefWritten by Paul Forcey
No one can deny power of magnets, racing pigeons find their way home across thousands of miles, and Salmon use earth’s magnetic pulses to travel through oceans to make their way back to their spawning grounds. The ancient Celts built their places of worship at points where earth’s magnetic ley lines intersect.
Are you sitting there reading this and rubbing your wrist because your arthritis is playing up again? Do you avoid walking up stairs as your knees hurt so much?
Magnets have been helping guide animals around world for millions of years; they can now help you with your pain.
In December 2004 issue of British Medical Journal, one study concluded that wearing magnetic bracelets can significantly reduce pain of arthritis. As more questions are raised every day over use of drugs (Celebrex or Vioxx) to assist in pain relief for arthritis, study is good news to over 70 million Americans suffering from disease.
Arthritis affects one in three adults in United States, and over half of those feel that there is nothing that can be done to ease their pain. It is a sad world when people will suffer their pain rather than take medication as they are so frightened of potential side affects of prescribed medications.