With the countless daytime talk shows starring and featuring doctors, nurses, and other medical specialists, discovering new ways to live a healthy life is just a remote click away. Although their shows might draw you in with incredible facts and mind-blowing secrets to weight loss success, it's important to take each televised recommendation with a bit of suspicion—most of these familiar faces aren't exactly telling the truth.
In this video, we practice describing solutions in English. For example, if the problem is that you have stomach problems, the solution is that you should go to the doctor. Should simply means a good idea or a recommendation. You could also say the solution is that you need to go to a doctor. For the next example, if your problem is that your car won't start, this means your car will not start. You could also say that your car does not start, which is a good way to describe the problem. For t...
Jeff Smith provides instructions on getting a medical marijuana prescription. According to Jeff there are a lot of places you can go. Check your local alternative newspaper as one option. Also, not living in California is tough. You have to be a resident of a medical marijuana state. You have to provide proof of residency by showing a drivers license or some other form of picture id. If you live in California, you can get a statement from your doctor that says they certify that you need the p...
Pot is approved for medical use in more than a dozen states. Here's how to get it. Step 1: Check your state law
Menopur is used for treating infertility in women. Watch this three part video on how to properly administer an IFV menopur shot. But remember, don't try this without a doctor's recommendation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a frenzy for news and information that is nearly unprecedented in the smartphone era, with a major side effect of misinformation. Now, major tech companies are making it easier to ask for advice about novel coronavirus from their respective digital assistants. Results may vary, but Apple and Google are the most useful at the moment.
Everyone gets an upset stomach from time to time. The first line of defense in this high-tech age is still old-time remedies! Watch this video to learn how to sooth an upset stomach.
So you want to become a doctor, huh? To be a surgeon or doctor one must have a strong stomach. In this video, learn how doctors remove an abcess from a (diabetic) patient's lips. Warning: not for those with weak stomachs.
Spider-Man 2099, one of the four dimensions in Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, and quite possibly one of the coolest! If you're going for a full 100% completion of the game, you're going to want to get all the hidden spiders. In this video you will get a full walkthrough of each location in the Doctor Octopus level, where you will find the spider tokens as well as a great commentary for each area where you might be confused.
Check out this instructional Russian language video to learn Russian as Russians speak it. This is Theme 10 in the series. Practice your Russian listening skills by listening to the dialogue presented in this language video. Learn words related to doctor and pharmacy.
One of the scariest things about the COVID-19 virus is that you can show no symptoms but still be infected (and contagious). Naturally, we all want to know whether we're carrying the new coronavirus, but if you're showing signs of COVID-19, how can you be tested to know for sure? Websites are popping up to help with that, screening for symptoms, and directing you to a testing site if needed.
Congratulations, you've made it deep into the middle of flu season! If you're reading this, you're either a very smart preemptive sick day prepper, or already in the throes of fighting off a cold or flu situation.
Unfortunately, the very places we go to receive health care put us at risk for becoming infected with superbugs, bacteria exposed to so many antibiotics that they have become immune to their effects. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is one such bacteria. It causes inflammation of the colon and rampant diarrhea that can have life-threatening consequences. Part of its virulence lies in the tough spores formed by the bacteria. They are responsible for starting infections in the colon and for spre...
A week into my internship, I experienced pretty serious back pain and slight difficulty breathing. I scheduled a doctor's appointment to make sure nothing was wrong, and I got a surprising diagnosis: bad posture.
Learn how to treat cystic acne from a real doctor. 1 Painful cystic acne must be treated from within, topical solutions don't work. 2 If you have cystic acne you can consult your doctor and get a prescription for oral antibiotics. A two - three week course of oral antibiotics should help. 3 If that does not work ask your doctor for Accutane to help cure your cystic acne.
Spidey finally finds the location of where Scorpion was planning on taking his fragment, a high tech building in the city. And to his surprise, he finally finds the mastermind behind the whole plot: Doctor Octopus, or Doc Ock, or Sa- oh who cares what her real name is? She's gone mad with delusions of power thanks to her discoveries with the shard and she's planning to the take over the world (craaaaaaazzzzyyyyyyy). In this video you will get a full walkthrough for chapter 11 of Spider-Man: S...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the "Doctor of the Peggle Arts" achievement in the Xbox360 game. The purpose of this achievement is to clear all the pegs and bricks in the Quick Play or Adventure mode and gain exploding fame. Begin the level by shooting from all the way to the right or left for balance. This video provides a demonstration for viewers to easily understand and follow along. This achievement is worth 30G. This video will benefit those viewers who play the Xbox360...
If you're a first year medical student, this is one of the skills you will be learning when training to become a doctor or physician— the ophthalmoscopic exam, which is an instrument for visually inspecting the retina and other parts of the human eye. Every doctor will carry an ophthalmoscope around in his/her pocket daily, so it's necessary that this would be one the first things you should learn in medical school. See how to examine the undilated eye, in five steps.
Suturing wounds is one of the most important parts of any doctor's job, and learning how to do so should be among the first priorities of any medical student. This three-part video covers all of the basics of suturing a wound in a hospital setting. It features information on infiltrating anesthetic, choosing how many sutures to use, and other techniques.
Want to impress your doctor? Check out this video and learn a few fancy names for common problems and soon your doc will be in awe of your smarts.
A stethoscope, often considered the symbol of a doctor's profession, but also used by safe-crackers and auto mechanics to hear sounds that otherwise couldn't be heard. Well, it's time to make a high-tech electronic spy stethoscope with Kip Kay in this gadget video tutorial, for only twenty-five bucks! You can hear and record heartbeats with this spy gadget, or even listen through walls!
In this video we learn how to check blood pressure. First, ensure that the patient is relaxed the cuff is empty of all air. The arm should be held at the level of the heart. The doctor will then start to pump air into the cuff to inflate it. The doctor will do this until the pulse is not felt anymore. The pressure of the cuff will start to raise, then they will slowly reduce the air from the cuff. The doctor will listen to the flow of blood through the artery as the air is leaving the cuff. N...
In this tutorial, we learn how to become a doctor fast. There are many ways to become a doctor, including shortcuts. The first shortcut is if you just got out of high school you can take tests that will test you on knowledge you can study on your own. Just from these you can get credits which will give you extra credit without taking all the time. You can also take summer classes that will get you ahead. If you do this, you will finish your bachelor degree 1.5 years faster. Using these tips y...
In Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), doctors deal specifically with the female reproductive organs, which means a lot of visual inspection of the vaginal area. Whether you're a doctor, surgeon, nurse, or nursing assistant, knowing how to properly drape a patient is detrimental to the patient feeling protected and secure with the hospital staff, along with having some privacy. This video will cover different types of draping techniques.
As a doctor, sometimes it will be necessary to perform a neurological examination of your patient to rule out any neurological disorders. Your objective is to identify abnormalities in the nervous system, to differentiate peripheral from central nervous system lesions, and to establish internal consistency. This is a great video less that outlines the complete neurological exam procedure. It's great for medical students or doctors, and even nursing students can learn a thing or two.
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious disease that can be life-threatening for young children. New research backs a recommendation that all pregnant women receive a pertussis booster with each pregnancy, as it can help their infants fight off the infection.
I'm sure that there are plenty of people out there who have no idea what a plague doctor is/was, so I'll start with an explanation.
We hear so much these days about expensive microdermabrasion and facial treatments at doctors' offices that we forget we forget we have many of the same moisturizing and exfoliating ingredients at home, including avocados, lemons, and oatmeal.
Ever wanted to create your own X-ray without a doctor's visit? Learn how to create your own X-ray in Photoshop by compositing two separate images to make it appear as if you are holding your own X-ray. You will use different layers, layer masks, and levels to make a believable self X-ray image - and you don't even have to get it approved through your insurance!
Losing weight can be a battle, but why not be realistic about your goals rather than kill yourself striving for a size 0? A happier alternative to the cycle of weight loss and gain is to achieve a weight you and your doctor can both live with. In this tutorial, learn how to calculate your BMI and ways to figure what your "happy weight" is.
Warts can be embarrassing – as well as contagious. Help minimize the chance you'll spread them to other parts of your body, or other people.
While intestinal gas is a normal occurrence within the digestive process, it can also cause bloating, burping and flatulence. Follow these tips to remedy the problem.
Labor is probably the most feared of pregnancy’s "unknowns." Here's how to manage it. You Will Need
There are signs you're having a baby even before you miss a period. You Will Need: * A knowledge of physical symptoms
Going to the doctor can be an unsettling event for any child. This program is about preparing your toddler for a visit to the doctor.
In this video, doctors can learn how to perform a full cardiac examination on a patient. The very first thing a doctor should do is visually inspect the patient, because there's a lot that can be gained by simply examining by eye. You'll want to carefully examine the respiratory pattern of the patient, the nature of their precordium, the anterior part of their chest over the heart. Feeling the pulse is also necessary when starting out this heart exam. To learn more, watch the full video.
After performing a Vital Signs examination on a patient, usually the next step for a doctor is performing the HEENT. HEENT stands for Head, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. This is basically the first big step in a general physical examination. Like other parts of the general physical examination, it begins with inspection, then proceeds to palpation. Andrew Lockman, from the Department of Family Medicine, also teaches doctors in this video about the required use of several special instruments in o...
Dermatologists and aestheticians looking to make a quick buck (or several hundred of them) will tell you that the best facial exoliation and brightening treatments can only be done via the doctor's office with specialty (read: pricey) enzymes, but the truth is that for short term skin bliss, you already have all the tools you need in your kitchen.
Check out this instructional Russian language video to learn Russian as Russians speak it. This is Theme 10, Lesson 3 in the series. Practice your Russian listening skills by listening to the dialogue presented in this language video. Learn words related to your health, being sick, and visiting a doctor or hospital clinic.
Check out this instructional Russian language video to learn Russian as Russians speak it. This is Theme 10, Lesson 4 in the series. Practice your Russian listening skills by listening to the dialogue presented in this language video. Learn words related to your health with a doctor.