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Why Are You, Who You Are?

Why Are You, Who You Are?

Why are we here? What is the meaning of human life? In particular, why are we who we are? Were we taught to be human or were we born this way? Are cancers, cardiovascular diseases, asthma, hypertension, diabetes, and obesity encoded in our DNA like a computer operating system or are they a consequence of adaptable conditions in the environment?


We're not going to answer any of these questions today, or maybe ever. However, a provocative new research by pioneers in the field of 'fetal origins,' claim to have a few answers to the big 'Why?'

Automated Pill Dispenser Helps Assist Alzheimer's Patients

Automated Pill Dispenser Helps Assist Alzheimer's Patients

There's an old joke about an aging man who meets with his doctor after some tests. 'There's bad news and there's good news,' sez the Doc. 'The bad news is you have Alzheimer's. The good news is, in a few hours, you won't remember you do.'


Alzheimer's is a serious, terminal disease, and jokes about losing your memories and then your mind are one way of dealing with the horror and absurdity of the condition, which affects 26.6 million people world wide. Another more practical way to deal with Alzheimer's is through medication. There is no cure for Alzheimer's, but it can be managed.

QuickMedical's Veterinary Haiku!

QuickMedical offers affordable, high quality veterinary equipment and supplies. The subject of haikus is often nature and the animal kingdom. A perfect match!


QuickMedical's Veterinary Haiku!


Veterinary Products


Equipment, and Supplies- Woof!


Sets for Vets. Woof woof!

Can You Sweat Out Toxins?

Can You Sweat Out Toxins?







The answer is No.


Contrary to conventional wisdom and popular myth, you don't sweat out toxins, and sweating has no cleansing function. Don't believe me?

What's a Migraine?

What's a Migraine?

Migraines are one of the most misdiagnosed and largely undiagnosed neurological syndromes. Popularly known for being headaches, they are often more complex and can be accompanied by nausea, light sensitivity, and unusual visual and olfactory perceptions.


No one knows what causes migraines. People who are afflicted with migraines report a variety of 'triggers,' which cause episodes including: allergic reactions, bright lights, loud noises, stress, alcohol menstrual cycle fluctuations, and foods containing tyramine, MSG, or nitrates. Migraines were once thought to be strictly caused by problems with blood vessels, but today researchers have different ideas.

The Strange, Sad Story of Roy Cleveland Sullivan

The Strange, Sad Story of Roy Cleveland Sullivan


Roy Cleveland Sullivan was born in 1912 in Greene County Virginia. When he was a kid working on the family farm, cutting wheat with a scythe, he was struck by lightning. Being hit by lightning is a rare, but not impossible event. In the course of an 80 year life span, the odds are 1 in 3,000. Roy not only survived that first brush with lightning, but lived to get hit by lightning 7 more times in his 71 years on the planet.

LifeSource UB-512 Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor Rated #1

LifeSource UB-512 Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor Rated #1

We recently received this news about our popular Lifesource UB-512 wrist blood pressure monitor:


'In the October 2010 issue of a prestigious product review magazine, home blood pressure monitors were tested and rated. In the category of wrist monitors, the report identified the number one unit as the LifeSource Advanced Memory Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor UB-512. The UB-512 is a state-of-the-art device that is packed with the latest features.'


To learn more about the monitor, click ahead.

Franken-Fish? The Genetically Modified Salmon Debate

Franken-Fish? The Genetically Modified Salmon Debate


Salmon is one of the most popular seafood items sold in the United States. On average every American ate about 2 pounds of salmon last year, making it the 3rd most popular seafood, behind canned tuna and shrimp. Our CEO, Scott Hanna shared a mouth watering salmon recipe on the blog. Whether it's in sushi, smoked on a bagel or barbecued, salmon is tasty and nutritious-- packed with Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin D, and protein. But this week, the FDA began hearings on whether to allow a genetically modified salmon, created in a lab, to be sold to consumers.

Ban Public Smoking?

Ban Public Smoking?

According to Reuters, a 2006 public smoking ban in Scotland reduced the number of serious childhood asthma attacks by 18 percent per year.


The ban on public smoking went into affect March 2006. Previously, the number of hospital admissions for asthma was rising by 5 percent a year among children under 15.


Critics of the ban said it would force smokers who could not light up in the workplace or in enclosed public spaces to smoke more at home, increasing the risk to children. But Dr. Jill Pell of the University of Glasgow, who worked on the study, said that did not happen. In fact, the opposite happened.

The Exergen Temporal Thermometer Virtual Classroom

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More than 60% of hospitals in the U.S. are using the Exergen TAT-5000 Temporal Thermometer. Many facilities have standardized this fast and accurate method for all patient populations.


Despite the popularity, any new product needs a brief technical explanation. Exergen has created an animated training video, explaining the specifics of the Exergen TAT-5000 and demonstrating how to properly use the temporal artery thermometer. Click ahead to watch.