The Evolution of Massage

The Evolution of Massage

Sacred Healing to Medically Prescribed Treatment By Lana Turnbull There is no way to accurately pinpoint when or where massage therapy was first used. There is evidence it was practiced in India as early as 3000 B.C.E. and in Egypt and China between 2500 and 2000 B.C.E. The early cultures of Japan, Greece and Rome, also used massage therapy to treat physical injuries and diseases. We do know massage therapy began as Read more »
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March 07, 2012
CT SCANNING

CT SCANNING

As an informed consumer, what you should know about medical radiation. by Mary Meek There is no question that the advent of CT (computed axial tomography) technology has revolutionized the way physicians are able to diagnose illness and injury. Where once invasive, exploratory surgery was often the only way to determine what is happening to a patient internally, CT scans have made it possible to examine soft tissue structures and bones inside Read more »
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March 07, 2012
CPR 2012

CPR 2012

What’s new in Lifesaving? If you had your first CPR class when you were taking “junior lifesaving,” or even if you haven’t had CPR training or a refresher course in the last couple of years, you might be surprised to learn that things have changed. The American Heart Association now recommends that rescuers switch the steps for CPR to start with hard, fast chest presses before giving mouth-to-mouth. The change puts Read more »
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March 07, 2012
The Winter Blues

The Winter Blues

By Richelle Putnam Outside, overcast skies hide the afternoon sun. Summer’s vibrant green and the kaleidoscopic colors of fall have long vanished, leaving only fallen leaves to sweep across the cold, barren ground. Winter in the south may be relatively short, but its colder and shorter days can still bring on the winter blues. Seasonal depression, otherwise known as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), strikes up to 6% of the U.S. population and Read more »
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February 22, 2012
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