For people with eye troubles, LASIK surgery can mean the difference between life with or without glasses, and even the difference between life with or without sight.

To fully understand the concept of LASIK eye surgery, you first need to know what the term stands for.  “LASIK” is actually an acronym of  “Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis”.   It’s a procedure that uses an excimer laser to permanently change the shape of the cornea.  That’s the literal meaning of LASIK.  Understanding the process, however, takes a little more effort. Read more . . .

Everything old is new again.  This phrase can be applied to virtually every facet of our lives.  Past trends in fashion and music have reappeared.  Generations-old recipes have reappeared as today’s “comfort foods”.  Automotive makers have breathed new life into popular hot rod and muscle car models of old.  And even the health industry, despite the staggering advances in medical knowledge, has resurrected ancient techniques to provide comfort and relief to those suffering from stress and pain. Read more . . .

In this day of nutritional supplements and health awareness, people know relatively little about the countless lecithin benefits.  Read on to learn more about this amazing element:

Lecithin is essential to your good health for many reasons.  It acts as an emulsifier, breaking up fats and cholesterol.  It helps to maintain a healthy heart.  It is a source rich in gamma linoleic acid (GLA) and has the highest (98% or more) concentration of phosphatide available.  Read more . . .

Skin cancer is classified as a malignant neoplasm of the skin. As the most prevalent cancer, the risk of skin cancer affects a large cross section of the population, most notably those that have fair skin and freckles. Consequently, it is also relatively avoidable when you take the proper precautions. Simply put, skin cancer is often due to an over-exposure of the body to ultra-violet rays. It doesn’t matter where these rays come from, because both the sun and commercial tanning beds give you an increased risk of developing skin cancer. Read more . . .

Meningitis is a serious and potentially life-threatening disease that involves the inflammation of membranes covering the brain and spinal cord.  These membranes are called meninges, and can become inflamed due to a variety of factors.

Bacterial and viral infections are the most common causes of meningitis.  Read more . . .