Archive for July, 2012

Delivery
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Should You Keep Afterbirth Remnants for Health Reasons?

There has been a tradition in hospitals to keep the placenta after birth so that some of the nutrients that were lost could be returned to the mother later if necessary. There are also some medical uses for the placenta that have shown that it can reduce the severity of conditions related to birth such […]

Choices
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What You Can Control and What You Can’t

In life we have few certainties. We hope for good health and the more proactive among us embrace lifestyles that facilitate this. A nutritious diet full of whole foods, an exercise regimen that includes cardiovascular exercises, positive thinking—these are all ways to produce and sustain health in life. But we cannot control the physical universe, […]

Review: Panasonic EW3109 and EW3006 Blood Pressure Monitors
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Review: Panasonic EW3109 and EW3006 Blood Pressure Monitors

Monitoring a person’s blood pressure during any type of exercise can be a vital component of physical therapy care, especially in the geriatric population. Monitoring vital signs, such as blood pressure, help medical professionals know if their patients’ are stable and tolerating their session well. That is why when RadioShack contacted me about doing a […]