Evolution of CPR

Here is an infographic courtesy of ACLS that depicts the evolution of CPR. The time line goes back to the 1500s and lists the many unusual and barbaric ways that CPR was used throughout history as it advanced to what it is today.

5 Fascinating Benefits of CBD for Anxiety

It is one of the most common diseases in today’s modern world – anxiety. When it kicks in, heart rate increases and hands start to shake. Common anxiety medications can produce undesirable side symptoms. But fortunately, there is a more natural solution and it’s called CBD. As one of the chemicals found in the cannabis plant and is being used in treating general anxiety disorder, phobias, and fears, as well as PTSD.

What is Legionnaires’ Disease?

The team at Legionella Control have created this useful Infographic titled “What is Legionnaires’ disease” to help people quickly understand more about this preventable disease, what it is, where it comes from, who’s at risk, typical symptoms, how it’s treated, common sources of risk in the workplace and the legionella risk assessment process.

Why the Way You Poo Is Harming You

Did you know that you are probably pooping wrong? Every year, more research is being published proving that sitting is unnatural and linked to colon cancer, IBS, hemorrhoids, constipation, appendicitis, and more… How did we get here? This infographic courtesy of Relaxx answers this and provides a simple solution: the toilet stool.

Your Posture is the Window to Your Spine and a Key to Your Health

A person’s posture can make them look more attractive, stronger and smarter. But your posture is also linked to health and mortality. Rolling forward of the shoulders and middle back creating a dowager’s hump is a predictor of mortality. Uneven shoulders and hips relate to a person’s loss of energy and proclivity towards a sedentary lifestyle and spine pain. In a world of smart phone over-use, gaming, longer commutes, heavy backpacks and prolonged time sitting; our posture suffers.

35 Reasons Why Parks & Natural Spaces Are Important

Parks and natural spaces are very important for our health, economy and environment. While the economy part might be tricky to understand, health benefits of being out in the nature are pretty obvious, to most of us. Yet many if us still need to be reminded of them. This infographic lists 35 reasons, including some scientific data and inspirational quotes.

HIPAA, We Have a Problem

Looking to the future, it is important to monitor the security of the processes being used to exchange our personal information electronically. As we settle into the technology era, more and more companies are using email, texting, social media sites, and mobile phone applications to communicate with patients. This infographic from NueMD looks at this in more detail.

7 Causes of Cramps Before Periods

Cramps before period (pre period cramps) can be a blessing or a curse. It could be an early sign of pregnancy or other medical conditions like endometriosis or ectopic pregnancy. While cramps before period is common just before menstruation starts, there are other possible causes.
The following infographic explains the commonest causes you should know.