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How To: Meditate

In this video we learn how to meditate with Mikko Kemppe. Meditation is when you are relaxed on your thoughts and you're sitting in a comfortable position. Clear your mind of all of the stresses that you are experiences and then listen to the breathing going in your body. One of the benefits of meditation is that your heart rate will lower and more oxygen will go into your body. This can help prevent diseases that are caused by too much stress in your body. There are also psychological benefi...

How To: Understand Sacroiliac joint pain

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand Sacroiliac joint pain. This pain occurs where the spine connects to the pelvic region. This can cause a lot of inflammation which can lead to arthritis or pain. This can also occur if you have an injury, which will cause an muscle group to become smaller. Other causes include where you have an inflammation caused by rheumatic diseases that cause inflammation. Symptoms include pain in the low part of your back around your pelvis. Treatments include ...

How To: Fully remove a tick

In this video, we learn how to fully remove a tick. Ticks can carry diseases, so it's best to get rid of these right away, checking your pet daily. Find the tick and then grab it as close as you can to your pet's skin. Pull it out and make sure you've gotten all the parts. Then, flush the tick down the toilet. You can also use a pair of tweezers to make this easier for you. Make sure you check thoroughly and don't miss if your pet does have these, they can spread onto the carpet and around th...

How To: Have a PH balanced diet

In this tutorial, we learn how to have a balanced PH diet. This type of diet assists the body in proper metabolism and helps it fight diseases. For this, you will need: a food diary, pH strips, foods with low acidity and alkalizing beverages. Make sure you consult your physician before starting any new diet. You will first need to start a food diary showing what effects your body's pH balance. Use the pH strips to see what type of foods effect you the most. Change your diet to eat foods that ...

How To: Treat poison ivy, oak, and sumac with jewel weed

Jewel weed is found in swamps lakes and wet places. This how-to video demonstrates using the jewel weed stems on the infected area until the bumps or blisters break open. Jewel weed has a chemical that neutralizes poison ivy, oak, or sumac oil, so it's okay to scratch with Jewel Weed. Jewel weed also works well on mosquito bites, burns, and skin diseases. Find out how to treat posion ivy, oak, or sumac with jewel weed by watching this video outdoor safety video.

How To: Care for common cat medical problems

Caring for cats is a full time job, especially if they have diseases or are injured. Learn some basic information to care for cats with urinary problems, heart diseases, and dental illnesses in this free video series that includes how to give cats medication.

News: Natural Antibiotic from Cystic Fibrosis Patient Knocks Out TB

A promising new antibiotic has been discovered in, of all things, another bacteria. Burkholderia bacteria live in diverse habitats, including soil, plants, and humans where they thrive by knocking out other microbes that compete with them for resources or threaten their existence. Scientists have discovered they accomplish this by producing a very effective antibiotic.

How To: Troubleshoot plant problems

There are a lot of things that can cause decline in plants. Some are caused by insects or diseases and some are caused by environmental conditions, known as abiotic factors. Consequently, it can be hard to diagnose which, or what combination, of the above factors are resposnible for the poor health of your plant. In this green video tutorial, you'll learn how to troubleshoot plant problems. To learn what it takes, take a look.

News: Do the CDC's Suggested New Quarantine Rules Give Them Too Much Power?

When Kaci Hickox, a Doctors Without Borders nurse, returned to New Jersey from working with Ebola patients in West Africa in 2014, she was surprised by her reception. Instead of a quiet return to her home in Maine after four weeks on the front line of Ebola treatment, she was quarantined by the State of New Jersey in Newark. She later filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for violation of her civil rights, false imprisonment, and invasion of privacy.

News: What Are Superbugs? Everything You Need to Know About Antibiotic Resistance

Joe McKenna died when he was 30 years old. A young married man with his future ahead of him, he was cleaning up the station where he worked as a fireman. Struck by a piece of equipment fallen from a shelf, Joe complained of a sore shoulder. Over the next week, Joe worsened and ended up in the hospital. Chilled, feverish, and delirious, his organs shut down from an infection we'd now call septic shock.

How To: Take care of a new kitten and keep them healthy

In this tutorial, we learn how to take care of a new kitten. The first thing to do when you bring home a new kitten is to keep it away from any other animals in your home, to keep all animals safe. Next, you want to take it to the vet to make sure it's healthy and free of diseases. You will also have to get the kitten a number of different shots throughout its life. You should give you cat a flea collar during hot months to lessen the chances of fleas. The last thing to do is make sure your c...

News: Powassan Virus Implicated in Recent NY State Death

A recent case of Powassan virus has been reported in Saratoga County and may have been the cause of the infected patient's death. It's the 24th case in New York State since 2000, and will be reported to the CDC tomorrow, the NY Department of Health told Invisiverse. The tick-borne illness has no vaccine or specific treatments and can damage the nervous system.

News: Dying Cells Do Tell Tales & What We Learn Can Help Us Stop Cancer from Spreading

As our cells age, they eventually mature and die. As they die, they alert nearby cells to grow and multiply to replace them. Using a special imaging process that combines video and microscopy, scientists have observed the cellular communication between dying and neighboring cells for the first time, and think they may be able to use their new-found information against cancer cells, whose damaged genomes let them escape the normal dying process.

How To: Grow garlic in your home garden

Garlic is good for you and adds great flavor to your cooking. Add this versatile plant to your garden this fall and in no time at all you'll be pulling up fantastic cloves of fresh, home grown garlic that you can use and share with your neighbors.

How To: Ease bloating pain

If you've ever had bloating you know this can be an uncomfortable and even painful situation. You can alleviate bloating by preventing gas or taking measures to try to reduce gas. Food, exercise and stress can all effect bloating.