Archive for November 2016

If you want to lose some weight then you may be thinking about very low calorie diets and whether they work or not.
You probably already know that there are lots of various theories and ideas regarding diets and losing weight, and the experts don’t even agree on what is best. Diets that severely restrict calories are usually only recommended for people who are extremely obese, rather than someone who just wants to lose a few pounds.

You may find the information in this article useful if you are considering going on a very low calorie diet.
Some people believe that the key to living a long life is a very low calorie diet, but some experts will disagree and say that very low calorie diets are not healthy. One theory, based on research from animals, says that by cutting your calorie intake drastically you can stop a lot of diseases and you can slow down the process of aging.

Because they believe that they will live longer, people who believe this view will go on a very low calorie diet regardless of whether they’re overweight or not. An organization dedicated to this practice exists, and it’s called the Calorie Restriction Society.
So far, there is no conclusive research done on humans to either prove or disprove this theory, but it’s something worthy of further study.

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Pharmacy technicians are jobs that are vital to the healthcare industry. Because of a greater demand for pharmaceuticals and rapid growth within the field, technicians today perform duties that were once reserved for pharmacists. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is being projected that the demand for technicians could soar to 376,000 technicians by the year 2016. Those with certifications; however, will be getting significantly higher salaries and better opportunities than non-certified techs. There are several online certification programs for those who wish to become certified pharmacy technicians.

Eligibility for Certification

Certification candidates must meet nationally imposed eligibility requirements. To begin with, candidates should either possess General Education Diploma (GED) or a high school diploma and should have attained the age of 18. A passing score on the certification exam is required and candidates must be in good standing with the State Board of Pharmacy. All candidates must notify the board of any criminal records and all actions put forth by the Board of Pharmacy are mandatory. Applicants who have criminal records and felony drug charges are immediately disqualified from consideration.

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Lots of people face the danger of worsening infections and also ailments, due to wrong presumptions. When it comes to Epstein Barr, many mistake it for Lyme illness due to many related signs or symptoms shared by the 2. The following elements will let you notice the similarities as well as distinctions of Lyme disease and Epstein Barr to allow you to understand more about the two conditions:

Cause

Although Lyme ailment is caused by the bacteria, Borrelia burgdoferi, Epstein Barr is due to virus from the herpes family. Lyme disease could be transmitted through a bite of a tick, usually a deer tick that’s infected with the bacteria. The virus causing Epstein Barr, on the other hand, can be transported from a contaminated person to another through his or her saliva during romantic contact.

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Confining thousands of people to a relatively small space for days or even weeks at a time is seldom conducive to a sanitary environment. Despite this fact, more than 9 million Americans, many of them hailing from Florida, Texas, and California, boarded cruise ships for vacations in 2009, according to the Cruise Lines International Associations 2010 Market Overview. Most of the voyages were completed without incident; however, an alarmingly high number were beset with outbreaks of infectious diseases, explains an attorney. While some only suffered flu-like symptoms, the consequences were far more personally injurious for others, including hospitalization and even death.

A little over a year ago, 350 people on the Celebrity Cruise ship the Mercury fell ill, the majority of them complaining of upset stomachs, vomiting, and diarrhea. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, later confirmed what crewmembers had suspected: a Norovirus outbreak. An infectious disease commonly spread in small areas, such as nursing homes, restaurants, and cruise ships, Noroviruses are a group of related viruses that cause acute gastroenteritis in humans. People infected with the virus can spread it through direct physical contact like shaking hands or indirect, such as by touching surfaces. The virus can also be spread through food or drinks.

What is more disturbing is the fact that this was not the only outbreak to occur on the Mercury that year. The CDC collects information on the incidence of gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses on cruise ships for its Vessel Sanitation Program. In 2010, the CDC recorded a total of 14 outbreaks. Celebrity Cruise ships accounted for 4 of the incidents, 3 of which occurred on the Mercury.

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With the ever-increasing cost and undesirable side effects of the conventional Western method of medicine, we have witnessed a constantly increasing interest in alternative medicine system. While there is an alternative medicine school in almost every part of the world now, aspiring alternative medicine practitioners are still doubtful about this as a prospective career option. However, contrary to the standard notion, alternative medicine actually has much scope now as an effective career. The speed at which each new alternative medicine school is opening now is itself an indication of the future scope of this career.

The career you take up will depend on the level of education you obtained from your alternative medicine school. If you are business minded, you may get into selling herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and various other holistic products. If you belong to an agricultural background, you may get involved in cultivation of herbs. You will definitely have a never failing career as a massage therapist, as so many spas and gyms that are sprouting everywhere need the same. Even standard acupuncture clinics and Ayurveda centers are more interested in people who are licensed practitioners from some alternative medicine school rather than those with knowledge only and no degree.

If you take up alternative medicine as a career option, not only will your career be very financially rewarding, but your cost of education from an alternative medicine school will be very minimal as well. An alternative medicine schools gives you the provision of distance learning, whereby you can obtain your degree online, studying and researching in your own surroundings. This is particularly beneficial for students who want to study from a different country. You will not have to attend regular classes at an alternative medicine school, you can obtain your degree online wherever you are, and your graduation will be very speedy as well.

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