Posted on May 24 2017 - 2:24pm
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Historically – and for hundreds of years – tattoos were either tribal rites of passage or emblems worn only by followers of anti-establishment sects. Up until the 90’s, tattoos seemed inseparable from counter cultural ideas, as well as dangerous associations, such as drugs and sexual liberation. But, change came in the most ironic way when tattoos burst onto mainstream culture. Acceptance of Tattoos in Society People once thought of tattoos as an intimate secret to be concealed during job interviews, but now flaunt these pieces of...

Posted on May 24 2017 - 9:29am
Comments Off on 3 Facts You Need to Know About Invisalign

Based on figures from the British Orthodontic Society, over 200,000 people had orthodontic treatment in 2014 and 2015 in Wales and England alone. Among these dental patients, the majority were children aged between 13 and 17 who had treatments for teeth alignment. Invisalign is a modern type of dental braces designed to straighten teeth. Here are some of the facts about Invisalign that you should know. How Soon Can My Child Wear Invisalign? As soon as all permanent teeth erupt, your child can start the Invisalign treatment. This could...

Posted on May 22 2017 - 3:18am
Comments Off on Don’t Let Your Problems Balloon: Solving addiction

Despite the luxuries the present generation enjoys, many feel that life has become way too complex. Innovations in transportation, communication, and technology, in general, have improved life; but they have also made business and social demands greater than before. Work deadlines are a lot shorter, cyber bullying exists, and many feel that their life does not meet the societal standards set largely by advertising mass media. Enter, the not so great escape. To escape this, a lot of people, especially the young, end up experimenting...

Posted on May 19 2017 - 1:00am
Comments Off on 4 Ways on How Women Can Succeed in Business

Businesswomen these days have more resources they can use to gain a competitive edge in the business world. For instance, business magazines and blogs are great sources of reliable information. It’s important for businesswomen to stay ahead of the curve. Here are some more tips to help lady bosses succeed in the business world: Find a Mentor Many studies have shown that having a mentor provides you with great advantage. If you’re a woman who runs a business, it’s important to have role models, whether or not you know them personally....

Posted on May 17 2017 - 5:53am
Comments Off on Cashmere: From Mountains to Malls

All premium products come from quality sources. Spain’s top-of-the-line Iberian ham comes from acorn-fed hogs. Likewise, cashmere is special for it is mainly from Mongolia. Cashmere is wool often used for scarves, wraps, and ponchos. Described as soft and warm, it is one of the most expensive fibres in the world. This material is mostly taken from moulting Cashmere fibre goats from Mongolia. Mongolian goats grow an undercoat in the cold winter months, letting them withstand harsh weather conditions. The area is also rich in local...

Posted on May 16 2017 - 2:33pm
Comments Off on When you need to see an orthodontist, not a dentist

Not all dentists are orthodontists, but all orthodontists are dentists, and there are some important differences between them. All dentists can carry out orthodontic treatments that they feel competent to do so, but a specialist orthodontist will have undertaken several years of additional study to qualify as an orthodontist. This is why, if you need your teeth straightening your regular dentist may have referred you to an orthodontic dental practice for treatment. Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry which is concerned with the proper...

Posted on May 15 2017 - 2:12am
Comments Off on How Your Buffet Food Business Can Lessen Food Safety Risks

Your food business may have it all: juicy slabs of meat, creamy mashed potatoes, bottomless mac and cheese, and bowl after bowl of soft-serve ice cream that make customers keep coming back for more. Buffets are big business, but running one can introduce a number of food safety risks. Smorgasbord of Food and Bacteria Buffets often involve displays of both hot and cold food, as well as dishes held at room temperature, which means bacteria may be present. Let us blame it on cross-contamination, or the transfer of disease-causing microorganisms...

Posted on May 12 2017 - 1:00am
Comments Off on Venous Ulcers: Causes, Management, and Complications

Venous ulcer is a medical condition that causes nearly 80% of all cases of lower extremity ulcers. The presence of skin ulceration signifies severe, prolonged absence or decreased blood flow in the leg. Due to the prevalence of this disorder, it is crucial to know its causes, treatment, and complications. What is a Venous Ulcer? A venous ulcer or stasis leg ulcer is a shallow lesion that occurs when blood is unable to circulate back into the heart. Characterized by the formation of a wound, it often appears on the sides of the lower extremities...

Posted on May 11 2017 - 1:06pm
Comments Off on Help Your Teeth Stay Healthy and Strong

Your mouth’s temperature is at an ideal 98 degrees Fahrenheit, enough to make it hot and moist.  It makes it easy to eat and swallow your food.  However, these conditions also encourage the breeding of bacteria and other harmful microbes.  These microorganisms thrive with the food particles in your mouth.  Unfortunately, they also produce harmful acids that corrode the enamel coating on your teeth leading to cavities and other oral health problems. The experts at Smile Designs Dentistry suggest that you remember these two things. Do...

Posted on May 10 2017 - 6:25am
Comments Off on The Risks and Rewards of Joining the Healthcare Industry

There’s one thing shared by most, if not all, health care practitioners: commitment to save lives. These individuals work irregular hours and risk exposure to various occupational hazards all for the sake of providing service that could mean either life or death. Such is the power bestowed upon healthcare professionals. Now if you’ve seen Spiderman at least once, you’re probably familiar with this bit of wisdom from Grandpa Ben: ‘With great power comes great responsibility’. Perhaps this is one reason why many are scared...