Holistic Approach May Be The Key To Curing Addiction

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Though the medical profession labels alcoholism and addiction – America’s No. 1 health problems – as incurable diseases that are manageable at best, one man is determined to prove that there is a complete cure for those twin demons. According to Chris Prentiss, co-founder of the world-famous Passages Rehab Center in Malibu, Calif., and author […]


Book Review The Bottomless Well Why We Will Never Run Out Of Energy

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For anyone who has any interest in energy, its cost, future and the political debate over this precious resource- The Bottomless Well is a must read. This book is an intriguing insight to the other side of what most of us have been led to believe on the environmentalist monopoly of the subject. The Bottomless […]


Lowering Blood Pressure With The Help Of Acupuncture

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Doctors and scientists from the Irvine university of California have recently discovered a new method of lowering blood pressure. This method is based on electroacupuncture, which seems to have a significant effect in lowering blood pressure. The method has been tested on rats, by inducing low electric stimulation at the front of their legs, and […]


Help Protect Your Child S Vision From Uv Rays And Eye Injuries

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For children, sunshine and warm weather equal outdoor activity. For parents interested in their children’s eye health, it’s also the right time to get kids sunglasses and protective eyewear. Many parents don’t think about getting sunglasses for their kids, but everyone is at risk for eye damage as a result of exposure to the sun. […]


Child S Chronic Infections Could Mean Something More Serious

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Trips to the pediatrician are common for children. But if your child has chronic ear infections, sinus infections or bronchitis, it could be a sign of something more serious. Health experts now understand that some illnesses, which previously could not be explained, are actually the result of genetic defects in the immune system, known as […]


Healthy Vision Improves Kids Learning Abilities

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Notebooks, pens and pencils are the usual necessities for school days, but if parents want to give their kids the best shot at a good learning experience, doctors urge parents not to overlook having their kids’ eyes examined and updating their prescription lenses. According to Madeline Romeu, an optometric physician and vision health educator, 80 […]


Getting Kids To Brush Up On Proper Oral Hygiene

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Though parents may have reason to smile at the recent improvements in dental care in the United States, tooth decay is still one of the most common childhood diseases, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). It is five times as common as asthma in 5-17-year-olds, according to the association. And it affects more than […]


Common Sense Ways To Keep Kids Away From Street Drugs

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Though recent studies show a significant decrease in illegal drug use among American youth, usage levels still remain high. In 2004 alone, 21.5 percent of eighth-graders, 39.8 percent of 10th-graders and 51.1 percent of 12th-graders reported using an illicit drug sometime during their lifetimes, according to the Monitoring the Future Survey conducted by the University […]


Parents Getting Early Start On Kids Supply Lists

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Does the early bird get the worm? More than 500 moms of grade-school-aged children surveyed apparently think so. Early Start According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 55 million students will return to school this year, and moms aren’t waiting until the last minute to start their shopping. A 2005 back-to-school survey by Parenting


The Supernanny Serves Up Tips For Families

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Although she knows how hard it can be to gather everyone together, TV’s “Supernanny,” Jo Frost, believes in the benefits of the family dinner. “I understand how difficult it can be for busy parents to keep their families on track,” said Frost. “But with a few simple and easy-to-follow tips, families can achieve happy, well-balanced […]


Tips To Help Keep Children Safe From Internet Dangers

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Parents don’t have to be computer experts to keep their children safe online. According to the University of New Hampshire’s Crimes Against Children Research Center, the first step is to realize that one out of every five youths who use the Internet receives an online sexual approach of solicitation during a one-year period. Even scarier, […]


School S Out For Summer But Health Is Still Important

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For teens, this is the season for sleeping in, beach trips and first jobs. For their parents, however, it’s time to worry about common summer health risks. In fact, a new survey supported by the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) reveals that one in four parents of teens is extremely or very concerned about their […]


Understanding How The Internet Affects Children

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Between surfing the Internet, visiting chat rooms and sending text messages, children spend a great deal of time in cyberspace-and it’s up to parents to make sure their kids spend that time safely. Consider the following statistics: • Approximately 90 percent of children ages 8 to 16 have viewed pornography on the Internet. • Approximately […]


Financial Training For Teens Makes Dollars And Sense

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According to a new poll, as they get older, a growing number of American teens own credit and debit cards-and the way many manage them has some people concerned. For example, among teens ages 13-14, only 5 percent reported owning credit cards. Yet at age 17, the percentage of ownership climbs to just under 10 […]


When S A Common Cold Not A Cold

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If your child has recurring illnesses, don’t simply brush off these ailments as normal childhood health problems. He or she may have a serious underlying disease. Primary immunodeficiency, or PI, is a genetic defect that can compromise a child’s immune system, leading to an increased susceptibility to certain infectious illnesses. There are more than 100 […]


Foreign Nationals Snap Up Philippine Apart Hotel Or Condotel Investments

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Beth Collingz, director of PLC International Marketing Networks, said her company had been very busy catering to buyers from the United Kingdom and Australia who were interested in investment properties as well as holiday homes here. A lot of this interest is being driven by the relatively cheap market prices here compared to Europe especially […]


Buyers Not On Vacation In Sizzling Resort Market

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The phenomenal real estate boom of the past several years has not been confined to sales of primary residences alone. Sales of second homes also have ratcheted up dramatically as vacationers and investors look to snap up these properties amid the lure of low mortgage rates and rapidly increasing home values. According to a study […]


U S Uranium Sector Glowed In 2005 An Even Brighter Future Ahead

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s record-keeping arm issued very encouraging data this week, which should give a boost to many of the companies developing their uranium properties in the United States. Front-runners, with the more solid outlook, include Strathmore Minerals (TSX: STM; Other OTC: STHJF), UR-Energy (TSX: URE), Uranerz Energy (OTC BB: URNZ) and Energy […]


Home Buyers And Sellers Are Going Online

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Technology is changing how Americans buy and sell homes in unexpected ways, including how they work with real estate agents and brokers. That’s a key finding of one of the largest surveys of real estate consumers ever conducted. According to the study, conducted by the National Association of Realtors, nine out of 10 home buyers […]


Philippine Apart Hotel Or Condotel Properties Being Snap Up By Lively Uk Investment Funds As Rents Soar

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“Rents which we thought we would get in two years we’re getting now,” said Beth Collingz, a managing director in Metro Manila of the Condotel Marketing arm of PLC Global Pinoy, the International marketing partner of Pacific Concord Properties’ Lancaster Brand of Condo Hotels in the Philippines. Collingz expects rental income to rise 15 percent […]