Avoid post office lines! Print your own postage at home without a monthly fee. Box, print, and then drop your package off at a USPS branch office or arrange for home pickup. The best way to send a package after...
If you have done a clean install of OS X, use Time Machine, and want to continue your old backup where you left off you will need to do some extra tweaking. Time Machine and Time Capsule do not just pick up where they...
What can you do to treat your seasonal allergies? Learn about seasonal allergies and some natural, prescription, and over the counter methods that you can use to end your allergic misery.
Do you have problems converting between cups, pints, quarts, and gallons? Many people do. Learn a method of conversion that will help you to remember the units and will give you a visual way to go about converting...
Will Quicksand Kill You? The Science Of Goo: Cornstarch, Quicksand, Oobleck, And Non-Newtonian Fluids
You are walking down the road when, "eek!" you fall into a huge pool of quicksand. There is nobody near enough to hear your cries for help. How will you escape? Can you really drown in quicksand? How can your...
The tongue map is one of the longest lasting science myths around. We have known since 1974 that there is no tongue map for taste, but many people are still learning about it in school. So how do we taste things? It...
Easy Color Experiments: What Is Color? How Does Light Make Color? Why Do Some Lights Make Colors Look Funny?
Is green really green? Why shouldn't you pick out the paint for your bedroom when the only light that you have available is a green lightbulb? What does a CD have to do with the color spectrum? Also, what color is...
Ever wanted to own gallons of Silly Putty? Make your own using some very common, inexpensive ingredients.
Are eTextbooks Better Than Traditional Textbooks? A Comparison Of The Different Services And Required Hardware
Looking for a way to turn your elephant sized stack of textbooks to a mouse? Is your back tired from hauling 10 tons of books around? Are your books bigger than your backpack? If you answered yes to any of these...
Did you know that there are over 100,000 described fungi species? Some of them are very poisonous and a small bite will mean death. Some fungi glow in the dark. A few fungi are unicellular. Yeast is a great example of a...
Pulmonary embolism and Factor V Leiden diagnosis really impact one's mental health and day to day living. I am often asked what it is like now that it has been four years. There are a lot of things that still stick...
Road trips and car travel can increase the risk of blood clots. Here are a few easy things you can do to prevent these potentially fatal clots.
How To Have Internet During A Power Outage And Where To Find Pay As You Go (Prepaid) Mobile Broadband Internet
Using your computer and the Internet can be very difficult after a big storm like the one that ripped through Ohio on June 29, 2012. There are a number of devices that can keep you connected even when the power is out....
Oil resources and reserves are two very different things. The media and politicians often toss the two terms about interchangeably. It is hard to critically analyze information about our oil situation when you do not...
Prevent Or Treat Skin Rashes And Fungal Infections In Under Arm, Armpit, Skin Folds, Under Breast, And Other Areas
Fungal skin rashes and infections are very common. These itchy and sometimes peeling and painful rashes occur under the breasts, in the arm pits, and in skin folds. They are especially problematic in the summer when...
Origins Game Fair - Columbus, Ohio - The Second Largest Gaming Convention In The United States (Updated For 2013)
The Origins Game Fair (June 12-June 16 1013) is gaming convention in Columbus, Ohio at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Learn tips on attending, parking, eating, and staying at Origins.
Health Insurance After Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Factor V Leiden, Blood Clotting Condition, Or Preexisting Condition
Have a preexisting conditions? Recovering from a DVT or pulmonary embolism and worried about health insurance? Read this information on getting health insurance if you have a preexisting condition like pulmonary...
Medical ID tags are very useful for people who have had a pulmonary embolism, DVT, or history of clotting. They are also good for those on anticoagulation therapy or with a clotting condition. Help medical personnel...
Tucson has a number of great independent places to eat and nature to visit. Checkout places such as Bookman's, Beyond Bread, Saguaro National Park, Gates Pass, and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
Home INR management is an option for some patients on warfarin (Coumadin). It is reliable for most patients but not all. Learn about the benefits of home INR testing and a list of machine suppliers.
Flying increases the risk of blood clots, particularly for people with pulmonary embolism, DVT, Factor V Leiden, or thrombophilia conditions. Learn how to prevent blood clots while flying.
Birth Control After a Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Blood Clot, Factor V Leiden, Thrombophilia, or Other Clotting Condition
Oral contraceptives such as the pill put women at a very high risk for blood clots, DVT, and pulmonary embolism. After a blood clot or diagnosis with a clotting condition women need a safe contraceptive. There are...
Pulmonary embolism recovery can be difficult due to the heart and lung damage that occurs. This article focuses on things that patients can do to help themselves throughout the recovery process.
Pulmonary embolism patients will encounter a wide range of doctors, specialists, and other professionals during treatment and recovery. This is a description of the various professionals you may meet.
Length Of Time On Warfarin, Coumadin, Or Other Anticoagulant After Pulmonary Embolism or Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
After a pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis a patient must decide how long she or he will remain on warfarin, Coumadin, Lovenox, or other anticoagulants. Here are some thoughts on how one might decide to stay on...
Fly Safely, Prevent Blood Clots, Ear Pain, Motion Sickness, And Other Problems: Tips For Healthy Air Travel
Air travel has unique health risks. Passengers may experience ear or sinus pressure or pain, headaches, motion sickness, and potentially deadly clots such as a pulmonary embolism or DVT. Many of these conditions can...
Compact fluorescent bulbs are a more efficient way to provide electrical light within homes and other buildings. These bulbs are one of the easiest ways to save money. Despite the benefits, CFLs have a number of...
After a pulmonary embolism or DVT many patients have no idea what they need to know or what questions that they should be asking their doctors. This is a list of questions that patients can take to their doctors after...
Recovery from a pulmonary embolism takes a lot of time. Lung damage from blood clots is very serious. Based on my own experience with this condition, I will share what to expect during your recovery.
Many love stories tell tales of the brilliance of love and the pain of its decline. One has to wonder how we would have so many stories if it weren't for heartbreak. The high and euphoria of early love make...
There are three classes of blood thinner medications that treat clots: anticoagulants, thrombolytics, and antiplatelets. Learn about the differences between these classes.
Thrombophilia: Factor V Leiden, Lupus Anticoagulant, Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) And Other Clotting Conditions
Blood can clot more easily in some people. There are a number of conditions that can impact blood clotting time. This is a description of some of the major blood clotting conditions and the tests that can be done for...
Factor V Leiden and Hypercoagulation, A Cause of Multiple Miscarriages, Blood Clotting, and High Risk Pregnancy
Blood clots, pulmonary embolism, and DVT are very common in pregnancy and in the months following delivery. Clotting conditions such as Factor V Leiden are responsible in many of these cases. Factor V Leiden and other...
Sticky Blood? Questions And Answers About Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Clotting, and Factor V Leiden
Pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and other clots can be very scary. These conditions are true medical emergencies. This page has a wealth of information about causes, diet, prevention, symptoms, and...
Many people take warfarin (Coumadin) after heart attack, stroke, blood clot, DVT, pulmonary embolism, or due to afrib. This is a very powerful drug and can interact with a number of foods and medications. Also, many...
Factor V Leiden is a condition that affects many people. It is genetic and can cause blood clots. These clots can cause problems in pregnancy, cause vein damage, and can be potentially fatal. Factor V Leiden causes a...