April 11th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Drea Duque

Latin Americans do not celebrate Easter, that is they don’t do it the same way as the rest of the world does.  Here, the most famous and more important festivity is “Semana Santa”(Holy Week) – a week of reflection and celebrations that starts on Sunday (the Sunday before Easter) or “Domingo de Ramos” when the streets of many Latin American cities are filled with people carrying olive tree branches or “palma” (hand made-see image) and statues, as in a pilgrimage. Read the rest of this entry »


April 7th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Do You Know What The Color of Your Urine Means?

Did you know that the color of your urine could tell you a lot about your health? Although it is for the best to go and see a doctor when we do not feel well, it is also true that we can sometimes read the signs our bodies send to us. Here is how to detect you health condition based on urine color. Read the rest of this entry »


April 3rd, 2014 | 3 Comments »

by Denise

Robotic surgery is an increasingly common surgical technique making waves around the globe. Understanding the types of robotic surgery  available, and how such technologies are making surgery safer, more effective and precise, may help you make informed decisions regarding your health care and surgery options. Read the rest of this entry »


March 26th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Drea Duque

Lately I’ve heard how Visual Impact can transform businesses, and somehow it seems that Visual Communication is a NEW marketing tool nowadays, but is it really?  Read the rest of this entry »


March 21st, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

In 2012 almost 1.4 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer, becoming the third most common type of cancer in the world.

Colorectal cancer usually affects people older than 60, who have a family history of colon cancer, colorectal polyps, inflammatory bowel disease or some genetic alterations. Read the rest of this entry »


March 17th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

The Hindu Festival of Colors Brings Together Color, Religion and Happiness

Today, March 17, the Hindu celebrate the Holi Festival or the Hindu Festival of Colors. Each year, the spring festival takes place on a different date, as it is celebrated on the last day with full moon in the Hindu lunar year.

The Holi Festival is a celebration of color, love and the triumph of good over evil. This is a festival which brings all people together, no matter of gender, age or social rank. Read the rest of this entry »


March 14th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Do You Know The Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease, difficult to diagnose as symptoms vary widely, or may even disappear for months. During the MS the autoimmune system damages the nerves’ protective sheath affecting the communication between the spinal cord, brain and other areas in the body. Specialists have not found a cause for this disease, but have taken into consideration several genetic factors and childhood infections. Read the rest of this entry »


March 7th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Martisor, a 8000-Year Old Romanian Celebration, Brings Good Luck, Health and Happiness

Martisor is a 8000-year old Romanian holiday and one of the country’s most representative tradition.

Martisor (Mărțișor) symbolizes the end of winter and the coming of spring,  and is symbolically correlated to women, life and fertility. Back in the days, according to the old calendar, March 1 was celebrated as the beginning of the new year. Read the rest of this entry »


March 6th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

March 8 –  A Reminder That All Women Are Special

“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. ” ― Roseanne Barr

And so did women in the 1900s, a period of great expansion and radical ideologies. Read the rest of this entry »


March 3rd, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

7 Simple Steps to Prevent Cancer

Cancer is a leading cause for worldwide deaths. According to the World Health Organization the annual cancer cases are expected to increase to 22 million in the next 20 years, from 8.2 million in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »


February 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Have You Heard About Fibromyalgia Disorder?

Over the past years noteworthy advancements have been made in the medical field. Thanks to modern technology and in-depth research, doctors are now able to successfully diagnose and treat many diseases, some of them once considered as having no cure.

Unfortunately, no matter how advanced the diagnostic techniques or equipment are, there are some diseases which can be easily mistaken for others. Such is the case of Fibromyalgia, a pain disorder, with unknown cause. Read the rest of this entry »


February 11th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Preventing Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

As we get old we have to deal with more and more health problems, among which the Age-related macular degeneration or AMD.

Although AMD is a painless eye condition, it gradually leads to the loss of central vision and even cause a quick reduction in vision at people aged 50 and older. The condition does not lead to blindness, but losing the central vision can affect daily activities, such as reading, writing, doing close work (cooking, sewing, etc) or seeing faces. Read the rest of this entry »


February 3rd, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Learn How To Prevent Cancer

United States Cancer Awareness Month

You know how they say that ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’? Well this is what all of us should understand and this what will be emphasized over and over again this month because February is the Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. Read the rest of this entry »


January 31st, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Chinese New Year

Color, Happiness, Superstition and Tradition

Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival is a centuries old festivity, which, at its beginnings, was a time to honor deities and ancestors. This year, the celebration begins on January 31st and lasts for about 23 days, being the most important and longest celebration in the Chinese calendar. The holiday starts on the first day of the first lunar month in the Chinese calendar. Read the rest of this entry »


January 28th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Skinny People Have to Exercise Too

Not many people are blessed with the perfect slim and slender body. But even if you are one of those who do not have to fight and sweat for the perfectly shaped body, regular exercise and a healthy diet should not seem strange to you. There is a misconception that exercise is only for those who try to lose weight or for athletes. Read the rest of this entry »


January 22nd, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Diabetes Does Not Mean STOP To Everything

Diabetes is a chronic disease which is spreading at an alarming pace. Today, more than 180 million people live with diabetes and the disease kills more people than AIDS and breast cancer put together. Read the rest of this entry »


January 17th, 2014 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Spend less time sitting to avoid serious diseases

You hear everywhere that to have a healthy life you should do physical exercise for at least half an hour each day. Well, what if we told you that this is not enough?

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November 27th, 2013 | 3 Comments »

by Ana Savin

Stem Cell Therapy Can Help Your Autistic Child

As parents, we want the best for our children, as they are our life. We want them to be happy, healthy and we offer them everything they want. If we see them suffering we do everything we can to help them and make them healthy again.  This is what being a parent means.

Unfortunately, there are times when no matter what we do it is not enough to help our children. I am talking about Autism and the need to turn to a specialist and get the help we need.

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November 4th, 2013 | No Comments »

by Ana Savin

Islamic New Year – A Time of Prayer and Reflection

 

The Islamic New Year 2013 has started in the evening of Sunday, November 3rd and will end in the evening of Monday, November 4th. This day marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year and the first day of Muharram, which is one of the four sacred months of the year.

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October 31st, 2013 | No Comments »

by Prakash Shah

Understand Thoughts

Many have psychological problems. Be it addiction, fear, depression, trauma, phobia, or a ‘problem state’ behaviors’ and emotional outbursts. The major cause for this is a narrowing of the focus of attention as we exclude good factors and follows the negative imagination.

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