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How To: Understand the basics of food safety in cooking

"Foodborne illnesses are responsible for more than 75 million illnesses, more than 230,000 hospitalizations, and approximately 5000 deaths each year in the United States." In this six-part video lesson, learn about the basics of food safety in a commercial food enviornment. In the first video, three types of contamination are gone over as well as how improper handling can allow food to become dangerous to your patrons. In video two, learn about proper holding times and temperatures, and what ...

How To: Perform a testicular self exam

Testicular cancer is a young man’s disease, and yet this is the age group that has the greatest sense of invincibility from the illness. Dr Harper demonstrates the technique you can use to self-examine your balls, and as it’s best carried out in the shower, it’s a great excuse for taking a bit longer in the morning. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to check testicles for any lumps or possible cancer.

How To: Give your cat a shot of medicine, safely

Cats are notoriously bad at taking medicine, especially if it comes in the form of a needle. In this clip, Dr. Lauren will teach you how to give your furry friend an injection for things like diabetes and other illnesses. So, follow along to avoid the scratches and do it the easy way!

How To: Check to make sure your roast turkey is done

Making turkey is great for all year round, although the most common time of year is Thanksgiving! Turkey's are big birds and have a long cooking time, and they're there for a reason, any shorter and you could have an uncooked bird that could still be carrying food-borne illnesses like Salminella. In this video you'll get some basic tips on how to check your turkey to make sure it's good to eat.

How To: Help mild dehydration

Adults lose 10 cups of water daily through normal activities, and heat, exertion, or illness can increase that amount. Pay attention to the thirst, dry mouth, dizziness, and tiredness that dehydration can cause—before a little problem becomes a dangerous. Learn how to cure mild dehydration.

How To: Insert a catheter into a cow for a urine sample

Sometimes it is necessary to insert a catheter into a cow to obtain a urine sample. Catheterization can be a tricky process, but urine samples are a helpful diagnostic tool for many veterinarians to detect illness and other medical problems in cattle, as well as other animals. Learn how to insert a catheter into a cow to collect a urine sample by watching this video veterinary tutorial.

How To: Cook a hamburger properly

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates that 73,000 people contract E. coli O157:H7 each year. The primary source of these illnesses is ground beef that has been improperly handled and cooked. Watch this video to learn how you can avoid the spread of this bacteria.

How To: Handle food safely when camping

Memorial Day signifies the unofficial kickoff for outdoor activities like camping. Camping can either be a flurry of fun and adventure, or a miserable few days of getting sick in the bushes and being dehydrated. Every summer, thousands of people set out on these camping adventures, and every summer, many become stricken with food borne illnesses or a parasitic infection. Watch this how to video to keep this from happening to you.

How To: Give subcutaneous fluids to a cat

Your veterinarian may, at some point, prescribe some SQ fluids, or subcutaneous fluids to your cat. There are many reasons for having an SQ fluids prescription. But if you have a cat that needs these, you're going to have to learn how to give the fluid to your cat. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to give subcutaneous fluids to a cat with this video tutorial.

How To: Decrease stretch marks with lasers

Maverick Television, from the United Kingdom, explains what stretch marks are, why they are undesirable, and some of the ways doctors treat them. But the more useful part of the video are instructions how to avoid having stretch marks in the first place. The Embarrassing Illness Clinic specializes in medical ailments which sap people's self-confidence. One example is the problem of stretch marks. Using the case of Jasmine Anne Smith, the clinic's physicians explain that stretch marks typicall...

How To: Manage a fever in children with Dr. Bill Gray

In this tutorial, we learn how to manage a fever in children. When your child has a fever, this means their body is fighting an infection. The fever will vary depending on what it is, but it will usually peak at 106 degrees. Don't bring the fever down with Tylenol, because it could make the cold last for a longer amount of time. This can be a greater threat to health than the illness was in the first place. If the child starts to get a higher fever, this is a good sign that the body is killin...

How To: Recognize and treat the 5 C's of a fever in children

Dr. Chris Steele guides us through how to find the 5 Cs of a sick child. When you have a child who is running a fever, it's important to remember not to heat up your home and wrap them in a ton of blankets. This is the worst thing you can do because you're increasing the warmth around them, which is going to increase their brain and body temperature. If your child has a fever, remember to cool them. Cool their room, cool a wash cloth to place on them, cool drinks, cool ice cream, and cool bed...

How To: Treat a sore throat naturally, at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to treat a sore throat naturally. To do this, you will need: lemons, honey and water. First, cut your lemons in half then squeeze it into a coffee cup. Now, add a spoonful of honey to the cup followed by a glass of warm water. Mix this together until everything is well incorporated. Sip on this mixture until the entire thing is gone. These natural ingredients will help your throat feel better and help speed up the recovery process for your illness. Make sure to ...

How To: Prevent beach sand sickness

In this tutorial, we learn how to prevent beach sand sickness. Sand has a ton of bacteria in it and can cause illness in your body right away. It will get on your hands, then when your hands go to your mouth, you will become sick. Don't bury yourself in sand, you are much more likely to have diarrhea after this occurs. Don't avoid the beach, just make sure you don't eat food after touching the sand. Keep hand sanitizer with you and wash your hands or take a shower after you get home from the ...

How To: Make natural elderberry syrup for cold and flu season

Learn how to harvest your elder tree! If you have an elder in your backyard, you can finally do something special with those elderberries. Mountain Rose Herb shows you the steps required to make delicious elderberry syrup with this video recipe. This herbal syrup can be used for colds, flu and coughs. It's a simple natural home remedy with dried elderberries.

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.

How To: Pierce your lip at home the professional way

In this video, we learn how to pierce your lip at home the professional way. First, sit the subject down and put a cloth around their upper body. Then, grab a clamp and place it where you are going to pierce the hole. After this, push the needle through the spaces in the clamp and follow this by sticking in the jewelry. Apply cleaning products into the mouth that are for cleaning the wound specifically. When finished, make sure to take proper care of the piercing and the jewelry as well so it...

How To: Prepare an overnight backpack

In this video, we learn how to prepare a pack for 2 days and 1 night of hiking. Each person has different needs, so change according to your preferences. Something important is to pack something to sleep on, which would be a hammock and blanket. Also, pack a Bible if you are religious. Hand sanitizer is a must-have for any hiker to kill germs that can cause illness. Make sure you have water bottles packed as well as a GPS and compass. Two different compasses are a good idea just in case one h...

How To: Obtain a medical marijuana prescription

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...

How To: Reduce a fever naturally

Dr. Jeanne Galloway shows you how to reduce a fever naturally. The primary goal seems to be is to reduce the suffering. This may have a harmful effect because fevers are the body's natural ways to kill off bacterial or viral infections. If you kill off a fever too soon you may prolong the illness. Some tricks to reduce pain include tepid bath that is not too hot or too cold. Putting lavender essential oil or vinegar in the bath it may bring down a fever. Another thing is to hydrate because a ...

How To: Build immunity naturally & not get sick

Natasha tells us not wait until we get sick to take care of our health. Building the immune system will often prevent illness in the first place. The basics of a strong immune system are; plenty of sleep, clean water, good healthy food, and minimizing stress. She advises that as we age we need to take more care with our health, but developing healthy habits earlier on has long reaching benefits. Whatever a persons age, now is the time to adopt healthier habits and make sure the basics are bei...

How To: Use a Nasopure

The video is of several different people demonstration how to use the Nasopure, a nasal cleansing device. The woman narrating explains the simplicity of the device, which is similar to a soap dispenser, but simply upside down. The device is filled with salt and lukewarm water. Then it is inserted into one nostril, while the tongue is press against the roof of the mouth, it flushes the slat water through the nose, cleansing the nose and then dripping to the floor. It removes irritants, reduces...

How To: Get over the cold naturally by eating the right foods

This how to video shows how to fight a cold naturally or how to get over an infection. When you get a cold, there is an imbalance with your blood PH or an outside invader such as a virus. Some tips to get yourself feeling better are to boost your immune system with herbal supplements and getting a good source of protein. Protein helps to form antibodies, and without a good source of protein your body loses that source of protection. This video shows that the best source of protein is meat and...

How To: Make a quick and easy get well gift basket

Gift baskets are a great way to celebrate the holidays and special occasions. They also are a great way for you to cheer a friend up and cure their blues. In this quick guide you will learn how to put together a kind and caring gift basket for someone recovering from illness.

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