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Pomegranate Liver Cleanse

Pomegranate Liver Cleanse

Pomegranate is an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium and polypherols to promote heart health. It has almost every known antioxidant and has been used for thousands of years for its cleansing and healing abilities.

Use of Home Remedies by Patients in Germany

Use of Home Remedies by Patients in Germany

How prevalent is the use of home remedies, and what are the conditions they are most commonly used for?
How to Create the Perfect Kids' Fitness Plan

How to Create the Perfect Kids' Fitness Plan

A kids' fitness plan should help your child set and achieve goals. Here's how to get there, step by step, with advice from the pros.
GPs Hesitate to Refer Diabetics to a Self-Management Program

GPs Hesitate to Refer Diabetics to a Self-Management Program

This paper reports on a study exploring why a substantial number of GPs were reluctant to refer patients to a self-management education program. What lessons can be learned?
Easy Stretches for Kids

Easy Stretches for Kids

Help keep little muscles limber and strong with these activities and games that incorporate easy stretches for kids.
Dizziness Reported by Elderly Patients in Family Practice

Dizziness Reported by Elderly Patients in Family Practice

Dizziness in the elderly is a common complaint. This study investigates the prevalence and incidence of dizziness reported by elderly patients in family practice.
NSAIDs for Pain and Immobility-associated Osteoarthritis

NSAIDs for Pain and Immobility-associated Osteoarthritis

The authors present an evidence-based consensus statement and algorithm to provide specific guidance for treatment of osteoarthritis in primary care.
Out-Of-Hours Primary Care Services in Eight European Countries

Out-Of-Hours Primary Care Services in Eight European Countries

Do the symptoms and diagnoses presented by patients after regular office hours--i.e., nights and weekends--differ from those presented during office hours?
14 of the Most Unusual Sports for Kids

14 of the Most Unusual Sports for Kids

Motivate your unique kid with a unique activity, like one of these unusual sports for kids. They're not for everyone, and that's precisely the point!
How to raise a kid who's a good sport

How to raise a kid who's a good sport

Helping kids learn good sportsmanship is a long-term project, not a one-time effort. And there are lots of ways to go about it, from simple rules to storybooks and much more.
How to Minimize Spider Veins

How to Minimize Spider Veins

Spider veins, or telangiectasias, are red or blue colored veins that are enlarged near the surface of the skin. Normally a few millimeters in size, these spider veins occur primarily on the face and legs, but can appear anywhere on the body. Although not all spider veins can be prevented, there are
Lunch Wars: How to Start a School Food Revolution

Lunch Wars: How to Start a School Food Revolution

If you're ready to revolutionize school food in your community, Lunch Wars will be your guidebook and cheering section. Read a review of Lunch Wars: How to Start a School Food Revolution by Amy Kalafa, filmmaker, mother, and food crusader.
Gaiam Strong Core and Back Workout - DVD and Fitness Ball

Gaiam Strong Core and Back Workout - DVD and Fitness Ball

Gaiam Strong Core and Back Workout is a handy little kit that comes with a small but sturdy fitness ball, a DVD with two short workouts, and a pump to inflate the ball. You can also access a third workout online.
Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing in Older Adults

Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing in Older Adults

This study examined the variation between GPs in the prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing for older adults. What implications do the results have for health policy?
Could You Shut Off Screens - For a Week?

Could You Shut Off Screens - For a Week?

During Screen-Free Week, families are encouraged to turn off all kinds of screens in favor of face-to-face and physical activities.
How to Treat Toes With Fungus Under the Toenail

How to Treat Toes With Fungus Under the Toenail

Our feet, by virtue of the job they do, the socks and shoes we wear, and their constant sweating, are in danger of developing fungus around the toes and under the toenails. Here are a few steps to treat and prevent this common occurrence.

Effect of Facemasks on Empathy and Relational Continuity

Effect of Facemasks on Empathy and Relational Continuity

Wearing a facemask during consultations has become commonplace in many clinical situations in Asia, but it may negatively impact patient trust and physician-patient communication.
How to Soothe Your Throat

How to Soothe Your Throat

A sore throat, often accompanied with loss of voice and coughing, causes pain when speaking, swallowing or breathing. According to "The Doctors Book of Home Remedies," illnesses ranging from a cold to laryngitis cause sore throats. A sore throat is treatable with prescription and over-the-counter me
How Many Hypertensive Patients Can Be Controlled in Reality

How Many Hypertensive Patients Can Be Controlled in Reality

Can a multifaceted improvement strategy, including extensive use of home BP monitoring, increase patient adherence and improve control of hypertension?
Why Is Tractable Vision Loss in Older People Being Missed?

Why Is Tractable Vision Loss in Older People Being Missed?

This qualitative study provides a complex model to explain why the experience of vision loss is not always acted on by older people.