HPV Vaccine and Mothers

The debate over the HPV vaccine, Gardasil, has found its way into state legislatures, medical circles and our homes. If given to young girls, does it immunize them against some forms of cervical cancer? Are there side effects to Gardasil that wont become apparent for many years? Does taking the vaccine make it more likely…

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Early Skin Care

It happens to all of us. One day we look in the mirror and there it is: a wrinkle. That little facial line may shock us at first because we fooled ourselves into thinking the aging process only applies to others. It’s time to think again. You’re never too young to do some simple things…

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Headache Relief and Acupuncture

For millions of people, headaches are more than a nuisance, theyre painful and debilitating. Popping a couple of aspirin may do the trick for some headache suffers. But acupuncture offers a drug-free alternative to alleviating the pain and the stress that causes many headaches in the first place. Numerous studies have shown that acupuncture successfully…

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Menopause and Yoga

Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia. The dreaded symptoms that indicate a womans biological clock is ticking as she copes with menopause. While the intensity of symptoms will vary, a new study shows yoga can help a woman deal with them successfully. The study conducted in India says yoga can ease the physical and psychological effects…

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Wisdom Teeth and Stem Cells

Most people would rather be anywhere else than sitting in a dentists chair. Even if the visit is just for a check-up, its not the most pleasant of experiences. Now, some scientists believe a visit to the dentist could enhance stem cell research. It sounds like a non-sequitur, but Japanese researchers insist its true. Scientists…

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Acupuncture & Allergies

In many parts of the country, fall allergies are beginning to rear their heads again.  Allergy sufferers are making appointments with their doctors and heading to drug stores for medications.  If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you might find real relief from an acupuncturist. The sneezing, the watery eyes, the coughing and other allergy symptoms…

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