Around 50% of us suffer from halitosis (or bad breath) at some time in our lives, and one in four adults suffer from it on a regular basis. In this exclusive guide, Dr McKenna demonstrates a simple technique to check for bad breath, and advises on ways we can ultimately prevent the ‘death breath’. She also reminds us that around 90% of bad breath cases are due to poor oral hygiene, so a visit to the dental hygienist at least once a year wouldn't hurt. Well, it might do…but would you rather ha...
Toothpicks are an almost essential part of proper oral hygiene, and toothpick holders are a great way to make them available to your houseguest without sacrificing style. This video will show you how to make your own very cool wooden toothpick holder that features a jack-in-the-box-like clown that your grab to lift the toothpicks. It's not too hard, practical, and good-looking, and thus a great woodworking project for you to look into.
This menstrual hygiene video offers information on the insertion and removel of wearing a menstrual cup, the latest method in menstrual/period protection. Menstrual cups provide an alternative to potentially unhealthy and wasteful methods of feminine hygiene such as the tampon or sanitary napkin. Follow along with this feminine hygiene video and learn how to properly insert and remove a menstrual cup.
Who said brushing your teeth can't be fun? It certainly isn't Kolibree, a company that's introducing the world to the first augmented reality toothbrush for kids at this week's CES tech conference in Las Vegas.
As many as 700 species of bacteria live on our teeth and in our mouth, and just like the microbiomes inhabiting other parts of our bodies, they change in response to diseases and other health conditions.
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.
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.
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to test, diagnose and treat oral squamous cell carcinoma in cats.
Take tub time to new heights of relaxation with these tips. A bath 90 minutes before bed time can help you get a good nights rest. These tips will help make you feel and look great. Watch this video hygiene tutorial and learn how to take a spa bath.
Here’s the scary thing about body odor: You can’t smell your own. Make sure you’re not stinking up the joint by reviewing your hygiene habits. Watch this Howcast how to video to figure out if you have B.O.
Scared of using a tampon? This how to video takes the mystery out of inserting a tampon. Watch and learn how to insert and remove a tampon properly with this feminine hygiene tutorial.
In this tutorial, we learn how to pass the oral interview to become a police officer. Remember that the officers interviewing you want to see you succeed, so demonstrate your personality while you are being interviewed. When you are getting asked questions, ask for clarity, there is nothing wrong with this. The first type of interview you are going to have is a local focus interview, to know that you are committed to the area you live in. The next type of interview you will have is the behavi...
A menstrual cup is a potential alternative to possibly toxic tampons or cumbersome sanitary napkins (pads). Instead is a readily available menstrual cup, but many women are unfamiliar with how to use it. This how-to video shows the procedure to using the Instead menstrual cup. It may require some practice, it may not be for everyone, but some women might find it preferable to their current method of feminie hygiene. Check out this video tutorial and learn how it's done.
The war on dehydration is a commercially burgeoning marketplace. An increasingly sophisticated consumer population hoping to conquer everything from 26-mile marathons to vodka shots is deconstructing every functional remedy in the fight to quell the effects of severe dehydration.
How would you feel if the stethoscope used by your doctor to listen to your heart and lungs was teeming with potentially unfriendly bacteria?
People infected with HIV take many different types of pills every day to decrease the amount of virus in their body, live a longer and healthier life, and to help prevent them from infecting others. That could all be in the past as new clinical trials testing the safety and effectiveness of a new type of treatment — injections given every four or eight weeks — look to be equally effective at keeping the virus at bay.
This is some basic college humor, It's typical prank going around from dorm room to dorm room. The basic idea of this prank is to mess with your room mates personal hygiene by tampering with their cologne, deodorant or body spray.
Almost 125 million people worldwide suffer from what is known as psoriasis, the skin disease that's marked by red, itchy, and scaly patches that are hurtful, if not visually god-awful. There can be a little hope though for psoriasis sufferers. Though you can treat and control psoriasis, characterized by dry scaly patches of skin, the progress is often erratic and cyclical, so be patient and consistent in executing these steps.
Have you been noticing a small stench trailing throughout your home? Is you teen going through "changes" and you don't know how to approach them? Follow these tips to keep your home and teen smelling like roses.
Halitosis, or bad breath, unfortunately affects all of us at some point in our lives. And boy, does having bad breath suck. It can make the difference between acing your job interview and making your potential boss step sharply away from you in digust, and can ruin those special first date kisses.
Feeling someone's forehead when they are sick is an outdated way to check for a fever. Follow along with this video and learn how to take an accurate reading so you know whether or not to seek medical help.
This fascinating video shows in great detail how to fold beautiful craft paper into the shape of a fish using origami folding techniques. The instructions are very well illustrated. There is a distracting musical accompaniment, but it is quite easy to follow the directions even if you have trouble hearing the oral instructions. Origami fish made from this video can be used for many decorative purposes. Use colorful craft paper and your origami fish can be very eye-catching as is the demonstra...
News: From 2013–2014, 23% of Adults Were Infected with Cancer-Causing HPV—A Virus That Can Be Stopped with a Vaccine
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just reported some upsettingly high numbers of human papillomavirus (HPV) in adults. In data retrieved from 2013–2014, 22.7% of US adults in the 18–59 range were found to have the types of high-risk genital HPV that cause certain cancers.
This video shows you how to reduce cold sores caused by the herpes simplex virus. You will see small blisters, or cold sores, on your lips. Most people are infected with this virus as children. It can recur at any point later in life. This is type one. There is a second type called type two, and this causes blisters in the genital area. The first symptoms come with in two or three weeks of first contact. The blisters usually last for seven to ten days and will subside on their own. Topical me...
This six video series covers every aspect of basic food safety and is specifically geared towards the restaurant industry. Video one covers 3 types of contamination and how improper handling can be dangerous. Video two covers proper holding time and temperatures, three covers poor personal hygiene, four covers inadequate cooking and contaminated equipment, five covers adulterated food and six is a review.
This how-to video shows you how to tie a figure eight suture. This is useful for finishing up oral surgery dealing with things such as tooth extraction. First, pull the string through one side of the gum with your tools. Next, take the end and pull it through on the other side. Once this is done, pull the string through the gum on the opposite corner. Once this is done, pull the string through the gum on the opposite of the corner. From here, you have formed a basic figure eight suture. This ...
Angela and Shane from I Am Fashion Weak demonstrates how to bleach and paint splatter your own jeans. All you need to bleach your jeans is bleach and a measuring cup. If you bleach black jeans, you can get tan and gray shades. A bathtub is a safe place to bleach your jeans. Crinkle the jeans and pour the bleach over the crinkled spots until it changes into the color you want. After you bleach the jeans, wash them and dry them. You can also use a sanding technique to give the jeans a distresse...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Neti pot. The Neti pot is the personal hygiene practice in which the nasal cavity is washed to flush out excess mucus and debris from the nose and sinuses. Begin by filling your pot with warm water. Now add a heaping 1/4 tsp of finely ground, non-iodized or Neti pot salt. Next, lean over your sink and tilt your head. Put the spout into the nostril and raise the handle of the pot. Do the same for the other nostril. This video will benefit th...
In general, this video is approximately one minute and eight seconds long. The host speaks about personal hygiene by using a small packet of antibacterial wipes. She generalizes the use of this product, which includes hand sanitation, cleanup, and emergency antibacterial use. She specifically speaks about deodorizing the underarms. She relates to the audience about forgetting to use deodorant and how using the antibacterial wipes will help fight bacterial body odor, but clearly states it won'...
A pipe smoker, PipefriendCHS, shares some interesting pointers in staying healthy while continuing to pipe smoke. Stop pipe smoking if that is an option. Go to a dentist four (4) times a year and explicitly ask to check for oral cancer. Also tell your dentist that you are a pipe smoker. Less inhaling of pipe smoke also helps to reduce lung cancer. Get a lot of anti-oxidants from vitamins, vegetables and fruits to counter free radicals you get from pipe smoking. Integrate exercise as an overal...
The menstrual cup is a great alternative to tampons and pads. This feminine hygiene product is reusable, eco-friendly and much cheaper than disposable tampons and pads. This tutorial teaches you how to insert and remove the menstrual cup. Watch this how to video and maybe you will decide to use the menstrual cup.
This is an instructional video on how to make a logo in "Inkscape". This video is filmed from the desktop of gamerworld14 and includes oral instructions as well as a step by step guide shown in detail from the computer. In this video gamerworld14 helps you learn by using an example logo he used. This video includes everything from adding text to your logo, pictures, and resizing of the images in the logo. In this paint style program you can draw out your own images to add to your logo. In the...
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to check your pet for fleas. Dr. Mike walks you through the process of checking your pet for fleas; what to look for, how to use a flea comb, what is flea dirt, and the importance of starting a flea control program such as oral tablets.
Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to take care of your dog's teeth. In this video tutorial, they explain the importance of properly caring for your dog's teeth. See what you can do to prevent canine dental disease and how to maintain your dog's teeth through good dental hygiene.
Whether you are looking for insomnia treatment of you just want to sleep better, improved sleep hygiene can help. It can also be quite effective an preventing insomnia, so even if you're sleeping well, you still might want to watch this video.
Pink eye, or conjunctivitis as your doctor may call it, is a contagious disease that affects many college students. Blame close quarters and bad hygiene for this itchy ailment that affects the eyes. Here's how to treat and even avoid this condition.
A new study shows the Zika virus is present in saliva — but it may not be enough to make you sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes there is "no evidence that Zika can be transmitted through saliva during deep kissing." Given the results of research published in the journal, Nature Communications," the agency may need to revise its guidance.
Somewhere around 600–800 million people in the world are infected with whipworm (Trichuris trichiura), an infection they got from ingesting soil or water contaminated with feces of infected animals or people containing the parasite's eggs.
A recently confirmed polio outbreak in Syria is connected to low levels of vaccination, worsened by conflict. It is the first confirmed incidence of polio in Syria since 2014. Before 2013, the last case of polio in Syria was in 1999.
Hand washing is something you learn from a young age, but how do you know you are doing it correctly? Keeping your hands clean is one of the best things you can do to keep others and yourself healthy. In this tutorial, Memorial Health will teach you the best way to wash your hands and prevent the spread of germs. There are two ways to clean germs from your hands: soap and water and alcohol-based handrubs. Watch this video to find out how to use both effectively. The video will show you how a ...