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Posted on May 24 2017 - 2:24pm
Comments Off on From Counterculture to Pop Culture: The Acceptance of Tattoos in Society

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 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 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 Apr 27 2017 - 4:03pm
Comments Off on Unextracted Wisdom Tooth: Will it Affect Your Hearing?

Getting your wisdom tooth extracted can be quite frightening since it requires surgery. Your dentist or an oral and maxillofacial surgeon could conduct it, and it sometimes requires stitches. Did you know, however, it might be a better idea to have your wisdom teeth removed than to keep them? Unextracted Wisdom Teeth could Cause an Infection Oral surgery clinics perform wisdom tooth extractions either to correct a problem or to prevent them from developing. If your jaw is not large enough, your teeth may become impacted and won’t be...

Posted on Apr 27 2017 - 2:59pm
Comments Off on Parts of the Body Where People Want to Have Hair On

It is normal for the body to have hair on certain parts, and because of aesthetic reasons many are choosing to have their hair removed, whether permanently or temporarily. Through the changing times, many women want to get rid of underarm and leg hair. It is a continuous process of repeated waxing if they choose a temporary method; a more permanent solution is through laser hair removal. But not every part of the body is “better” without hair. Here are areas that you want to keep the hair on: Eyebrows The trend these days is...

Posted on Apr 25 2017 - 2:30pm
Comments Off on Nuclear Events Can Happen Again, and it Pays to be Prepared

Seven decades after the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, experts say nuclear or radiological events are still a possibility. With all the time that has passed since any nuclear or radiological events such as the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings and the Fukushima and Chernobyl accidents, a sense of complacency formed among people, thinking there is but a slim chance for any nuclear event to take place. As people deny this possibility, however, they may be less prepared when such time comes. What are the effects of long-term radiation exposure?...

Posted on Apr 3 2017 - 7:42am
Comments Off on 4 Things to Consider Before Entering the Beauty Business

If you are skilled and interested in cosmetology, you are most likely to put up a beauty salon. Starting a beauty business is profitable, but it also involves many decisions and hard work. Here are four things to consider before pushing a venture in the beauty industry: Find Ways to Stand Out Beauty salons are sprouting everywhere, with each offering the same products and services. If you enter the business and practice the same strategy, you risk attracting customers or worst, lose your venture. Offer something new to the table and focus...