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.
How prevalent is the use of home remedies, and what are the conditions they are most commonly used for?
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.
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?
Help keep little muscles limber and strong with these activities and games that incorporate easy stretches for kids.
Dizziness in the elderly is a common complaint. This study investigates the prevalence and incidence of dizziness reported by elderly patients in family practice.
The authors present an evidence-based consensus statement and algorithm to provide specific guidance for treatment of osteoarthritis in primary care.
Do the symptoms and diagnoses presented by patients after regular office hours--i.e., nights and weekends--differ from those presented during office hours?
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!
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.
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
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 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.
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?
During Screen-Free Week, families are encouraged to turn off all kinds of screens in favor of face-to-face and physical activities.
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.
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.
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
Can a multifaceted improvement strategy, including extensive use of home BP monitoring, increase patient adherence and improve control of hypertension?