Monica Lewinsky is in a terrible, terrible mess. She's being threatened by a very mean special prosecutor who has unlimited powers. And he plays hard ball. She has my sympathy. Of everyone who is a player in this game, she is the one who is going to be destroyed by it. We are talking about a man who, in a predatory way, is using women, particularly young women. In this case, a … [Read more...] about Dear Bill and Hillary
Highlights: Matte Black Finish Added Tire Coverage Ultra-Durable ABS Thermoplastic Material Precise, Rigid Fit for Supercab Rangers No Drilling Needed Ranger Pocket-Style Fender Flares If you need extra tire coverage to protect your Ranger's body after getting your truck lifted and adding some rugged off-road tires, Bushwacker's Pocket-Style Fender Flares deliver an awesome … [Read more...] about 2019 Ranger Supercab Bushwacker Pocket-Style Fender Flares (Matte Black)
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Archives | 1992 By JEFFREY SCHMALZAUG. 20, 1992 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story About the Archive This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, … [Read more...] about A DELICATE BALANCE: The Gay Vote; Gay Rights and AIDS Emerging As Divisive Issues in Campaign
Historians have demolished the claim that a small white-washed cell at the Tower of London, which opens to the public for the first time today, was the last prison of Sir Thomas More. To mark the millennium, Historic Royal Palaces, which manages the tower, will launch guided tours of the cell, and a display of historical material including the hairshirt worn by More, one of the … [Read more...] about Historians scorn claims over Thomas More’s cell
The HowStuffWorks Team HowStuffWorks 2015 HowStuffWorks got its start in 1998 at a college professor's kitchen table. From there, we quickly grew into an award-winning source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world actually works. Today, our writers, editors, podcasters and video hosts share all the things … [Read more...] about About HowStuffWorks
The 2013 fertilizer explosion that killed and injured residents of West, Texas, was notable not only for its terrible outcome but also because explosions from fertilizer manufacturing (or retail, as was the case in West) are a relatively rare occurrence. For a planet that consumes about 200 million tons of fertilizer a year, accidents are not ubiquitous … [Read more...] about Why does fertilizer explode?
Of course, the famed citrus fruits -- oranges, lemons, grapefruits, and limes -- are excellent sources of vitamin C. Other often overlooked excellent sources of vitamin C are strawberries, kiwifruit, cantaloupe, and sweet peppers. Potatoes also supply vitamin C in significant amounts since they are widely consumed by Americans on a regular basis. Though cooking destroys some of … [Read more...] about Foods That Contain Vitamin C
Gum-lifts (gingivectomy) involve the removal of gum to make the teeth appear longer, and the gum-line even. People who have excess gum covering the front teeth and an upper lip that comes up high when they smile are often self-conscious about their "gummy" smile. An uneven gum-line can make the teeth appear to have different lengths, which takes away from the appearance of an … [Read more...] about Cosmetic Dentistry
Sometimes positive changes in diet, lifestyle and exercise are not enough. In these cases, doctors may consider the use of medication that lowers cholesterol. The decision to have a patient begin medication is often based on high levels of LDL cholesterol and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease. For example, medication may be indicated if your LDL level is over 190 or … [Read more...] about Cholesterol Overview
People who have reduced saliva flow due to diseases such a Sjogren Syndrome, dysfunction of their salivary glands, have undergone cancer chemotherapy or radiation, and who smoke are more likely to develop cavities. Saliva is important in fighting cavities because it can rinse away plaque and food debris, and help neutralize acid. People who have limited manual dexterity and … [Read more...] about Cavities and Fillings 101
Cancer is treated in a variety ways depending on the size of the tumor, its location, the type of cancer, and a host of other factors. Three common ways to treat cancer include: Surgery Radiation Chemotherapy (drug therapy) In many cases, these methods are combined to get the most effective results. Let's look at each one in more detail. Surgery Surgery is the oldest way to … [Read more...] about Cancer: What You Need to Know
There are many tests that are performed on blood to ensure its safety. These tests include checking for: Hepatitis B surface antigen Hepatitis B core antibody Hepatitis C antibody HIV-1, HIV-2 antibodies HIV-1 p24 antigen HTLV-1, HTLV-2 antibodies Syphilis If any of these tests are positive, the blood is discarded. As of 1996, the risk of getting HIV from a single … [Read more...] about How Blood Works
Just like all medicines, aspirin isn't all good. It has effects on the body that you and your doctor don't want (side effects). Some of them have already been mentioned; for example, if you hit your finger with a hammer and it's bleeding, an aspirin may help the pain and swelling, but the wound may take longer to clot and stop bleeding. Also, it can be very upsetting to the … [Read more...] about Aspirin 101
The list of possible allergens may be limited only by the number of protein molecules in existence. However, some do turn up more than others. Many people suffer from seasonal, respiratory allergies, usually in the spring or fall and caused by pollen, mold and dust. Some people suffer from food allergies. Common allergenic foods are peanuts and shellfish. Of injected allergens, … [Read more...] about How Allergies Work
Pay Attention to Portion SizeOne of the biggest weight-loss mistakes people make is to overestimate the size of a standard serving. For instance, one serving of pasta is just ½ cup. So when you hear that you're supposed to eat at least 6 servings of grains a day, this is equal to 3 cups of pasta. It is also equal to 1 cup of oatmeal at breakfast, 2 slices of bread on a … [Read more...] about Two P’s of Staying Fit – How do I eat and exercise to lose weight?
How to Use Your Headache Medications Safely Make sure you tell your doctor about all other medications you take. Be aware of any possible drug interactions. Know what you should avoid while taking the medication. If you experience side effects, talk with your doctor to see if something can be done to reduce them. Be patient - it sometimes takes a period of 4 to 8 weeks to … [Read more...] about How do I use preventive medications safely?
Use the charts below to find out what the results from your fasting cholesterol test, called the lipid profile, mean. There are separate charts for total cholesterol, LDL - the bad cholesterol, and HDL - the good cholesterol. Look in the left column for the number that your doctor told you, then read across the rows to the right to see how health specialists define your range … [Read more...] about Recommended Cholesterol Levels for Healthy Individuals
A child with an undiagnosed gluten allergy may experience a range of symptoms that may affect him or her emotionally, mentally or physically. An allergy to gluten can affect your child's mood and quality of life. Making a timely diagnosis and enforcing a strictly gluten-free diet is the only method to limit the danger and damage caused by this condition. The number of children … [Read more...] about What are gluten allergy symptoms in children?
How People Change People who are successful at changing their behavior go through five distinct stages. Each has its own set of behaviors and tasks. The stages are: precontemplation contemplation preparation action maintenance The stages have been compared to stepping on stones to cross a stream - you can't skip any. You have to step on each one to make it to the other … [Read more...] about How Can I Make the Changes I Need to Lower My Cholesterol?