In a move that might send a powerful precedent to the world of e-cigarettes and vaping, the Iowa House voted 76-22 banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. One of the key points seeks to prevent vaping or e-cigarette inhaling from becoming an acceptable activity for minors. One can only imagine school children inhaling e-cigarettes inside their school buses as other children look on. Although there's no research that proves that e-cigarettes can cause cancer, the presence of nicotine is a crucial issue as it is habit forming and addictive. As a father, I know fully well the bane of children developing bad habits. (more…)
The rates of allergies are increasing throughout the world these days, and the reasons are not fully known, although there are various theories. Many of these allergies are environmental ones, so it is important to have some preventative strategies. (more…)
"Drink your orange juice!"
"Take vitamin C as soon as you feel a cold coming on."
These are just a few of the things people tell you to do when you start to sniffle and sneeze. But does vitamin C for colds really work? (more…)
Two years ago after I turned forty-five, I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. I knew I had to change my eating habits and drop some weight. I'm 5'7" tall and weighed 195 Lbs. I have tried fad diets, and they just left me hungry or irritable. Stimulant drinks or diet pills caused my pulse to race well above 140 bpm. I drank a Rockstar energy drink on my way to work one morning and by noon I was in the ER, because my pulse spiked to 210 bpm. They had to perform a cardioversion, which means using medication to stop and restart my heart to a normal rhythm. (more…)
Fed up with the monotonous, same old hair story you’ve been carrying for the last parties? Well, maybe it’s time to perk it up a little with some simple techniques you can do to your hair. Revamp your look with a couple of little fixes on your tresses that could change your partying mood now and forever. (more…)