Head Lice - What parents need to know.

Written by N Hynes

Head lice are small parasitic insects dwelling principally onrepparttar 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 ofrepparttar 149388 household will also become infested.

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Magnetic Therapy Offers Natural Pain Relief

Written by Paul Forcey

No one can denyrepparttar power of magnets, racing pigeons find their way home across thousands of miles, and Salmon userepparttar 149387 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 whererepparttar 149388 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 aroundrepparttar 149389 world for millions of years; they can now help you with your pain.

Inrepparttar 149390 December 2004 issue ofrepparttar 149391 British Medical Journal, one study concluded that wearing magnetic bracelets can significantly reducerepparttar 149392 pain of arthritis. As more questions are raised every day overrepparttar 149393 use of drugs (Celebrex or Vioxx) to assist in pain relief for arthritis,repparttar 149394 study is good news torepparttar 149395 over 70 million Americans suffering fromrepparttar 149396 disease.

Arthritis affects one in three adults inrepparttar 149397 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 ofrepparttar 149398 potential side affects ofrepparttar 149399 prescribed medications.

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