Archive for November, 2013

How to Care for Someone with Arthritis

It can be a challenge to look after someone who suffers from arthritis. The challenge is to balance between giving the person the right support and motivation and giving them the independence that they want and are capable of.
The hardest part is knowing when to give your support and when stand back and allow them to be independent.

Chinese Mother Gives Birth to 13lbs 10oz Baby

A chinese women has given birth to a huge baby weighing 13lbs 10oz.
The baby actually weighs more than 6 bags of sugar.
The mother who is 27 years old suspects that her diet rich in milk, eggs and fruit may have led her to the birth of such a large baby. 

More than 430,000 Children are driven in smoky cars

The British Lung Foundation Charity says that more than 430,000 children aged 11-15 are exposed to second hand smoke in their family cars at least once a week.
The figures come as the House of Lords prepares to debate whether to ban smoking in cars where children are present. 

Nursery Tooth-brushing Saves £6m in Dental Costs

According to a new study a scheme to encourage nursery children to brush their teeth has saved more than £6m in dental costs.
Childmile involves staff at all Scottish nursery to offer free supervised tooth brushing every day.
Glasgow researchers found that the scheme had reduced costs by half between the years 2001 and 2010.
The scheme emphasis the importances of brushing your teeth from a young.
Public Health Minister Michael Matheson said: “This is an amazing achievement and shows just how much can be saved from a very simple health intervention.
“This has seen less tooth decay in children which means less toothache, fewer …