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Garlic: A Great Herb For Winter!
Garlic is used for the common cold, and sore throat. It is a natural antibiotic and antiviral. It can be used for ear infections in children, high blood pressure, high colesterol, fungal infections, chronic or recurrent infections, frequent yeast infections,...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary G
Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Arsenicum album (Arsenic)
This remedy is made of white arsenic oxide; in the raw, pure form it provides a strong poison and in the potentiated forms it turns out to be a great medicine. The basic idea in homoeopathic Arsenicum is fearful anxiety, restlessness and nervous exhaustion....
Remedies >> Remedies A
Echinacea, the Sacred Plant
A full grown Echinacea-plant is an impressive and decorative appearance. You may consider giving her a place in your garden. This beautiful plant will probably steal your heart with her large, colorful and long lasting flowers. No doubt you have heard of...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary E
Turquoise
Receptive. Element: Earth. Lt blue/blue-green. A good general healer for all illnesses and excellent conductor (high copper). This gentle, cool, soothing stone is a Native American classic. It opens the throat chakra for open communication, creativity,...
Earth Mysteries >> Stones, Minerals & Metals
Have a Cuppa? [About Herbal Teas]
Through the ages, long before modern doctors prescribed a wonder drug to help us with almost every ailment, it was the witches, shamans and priests before them, that brewed up the various drinks, ointments and poultices that have kept the human race...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Aconitum napellus
Aconite is a remedy for healthy and energetic persons who become acutely ill after exposure to intense coldness exposure to cold, dry wind sometimes exposure to intense heat draughts of cold air on a sweaty skin nervous shocks, fright or fear the shock of...
Remedies >> Remedies A

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Recurrent Infections - AAAAI
Recurrent Infections May Signal. Immunodeficiencies. Your immune system is constantly on the defense- fighting germs that could cause infections.
CDC/NHSN surveillance definition of healthcare-associated
Drugs for Parasitic Infections | The Medical Letter - Trusted Drug
Prevention of hospital-acquired infections World Health Organization
2.3.11 Role of the infection control team (hospital hygiene service).
Definitions of Infection for Surveillance in Long-term Care Facilities

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Risks: Infections Follow Rise in Cardiac Implants
30 issue of The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, used a representative sample of hospital discharge records to estimate the number of infections caused by the devices. The incidence of infection in 2008 increased to 2.
HHS Awards Millions to Boost Public Health, Fight Infections
South Bay hospitals becoming healthier for patients
By Melissa Evans Staff Writer Preventable infections have been dramatically reduced at hospitals around the state and in the South Bay as more attention is focused on patient safety.
New AAP Urinary Tract Infection Guidelines
Febrile urinary tract infections can cause renal scarring, which can later lead to problems with high blood pressure and end-stage renal disease.
KGH adds doctor who specializes in wound infections
By Michelle Dupler, Tri-City Herald A new doctor on staff at Kennewick General Hospital wants to improve the odds for diabetic patients of recovering from wound infections without the drastic step of amputation.

Suggested Web Resources

Infection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hosts normally fight infections themselves via their immune system.
Infections
Every child gets sick from time to time.
Staph Infection (Staphylococcus Aureus) Symptoms, Causes
Infections Center: Overview of Different Types of Infections on
Understand the symptoms, causes and treatments of various infections like MRSA, staph and urinary tract infections.
Infections: MedlinePlus
Infections. ABPA see Aspergillosis · Abscess.

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