There is a universal belief that germs and viruses are the cause of disease; but this is not true. Louis Pasteur, for whom the pasteurization process is named, first put forward the idea that germs fr...
"We have a Typhoid Tim in Our Family"We all know about the infamous Typhoid Mary who avoided soap and water like the plague, if you pardon the pun. Anyway, Mary's lack of hygiene raised havoc in New ...
In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at New York's University School of Medicine identified over 180 species of bacteria living on healthy human ski...
Going to a gym is an important step in getting fit. For some, walking inside a gym for the first time can be intimidating. Marathon runners on the treadmills, triathlon competitors on the bikes and Ol...
Many people really feel as though they can not miss work unless they absolutely have to because of the necessity of their hourly income. Others would simply prefer not to stay in bed all day - but ar...
Louis Pasteur is regarded as the father of the 'Germ Theory."He literally took medicine out of the dark ages into the "realm of science" - or so we are led to believe.Until Pasteur's publications, med...
Every day you see television commercials for the latest germ-killing products on the market. Companies are constantly reminding you of the pesky, persistent bacteria that apparently attacks your home ...
On Washing HandsBy Atul GawandeAuthor of BetterOne ordinary December day, I took a tour of my hospital with Deborah Yokoe, an infectious disease specialist, and Susan Marino, a microbiologist. They...
Iron is possibly one of the most forgotten and underappreciated minerals that the human body needs to function well. Without iron, you can be left feeling tired, disoriented, or even depressed. To ens...
As a Licensed Massage Therapist part of my work is ensuring that people reduce their stress. Reducing stress is a easy way to ensure that you are less likely to face common health problems. One way I ...