The Complete Guide to Caring for Your Condom

We all know that condoms can prevent unwanted pregnancy, protect you from sexually transmitted disease and even save your life. But a condom can’t do its magic if it is not stored, used and disposed of properly. One mistake can thwart your attempt at safe sex. Caring for your condom correctly is as important as using one.

Infected Disk in the Spine. Part 2

Other types of bacteria can cause this infection. Intravenous drug users sometimes get infection with Pseudomonas, a group of bacteria that is particularly difficult to treat. Vertebral osteomyelitis can also follow urinary and prostate infections, particularly in the elderly. Mycobacterium tuberculosis can cause vertebral osteomyelitis, a syndrome known as Pott’s disease.

Infected Disk in the Spine. Part 1

Q.How can a person get an infection of a disk space in the spine?


A.The spine is made up of bones called vertebrae, and disks that separate them. Much more blood supplies the disks than the bones themselves.

Shock from Internal Bleeding

Internal bleeding frequently causes shock.

What to Look for:

Coughing up or vomiting blood
Rectal or vaginal bleeding, or abnormally heavy menstrual bleeding
Blood in the urine or blood in the stool

Psychological Function and Menopause

For many years, a decline in estrogen at the time of menopause was associated with an increased risk of depression, anxiety and other mood disturbances. Current evidence reveals that this is not consistent with how the majority of women experience their menopausal years. Although women experience more depression than men, it generally occurs earlier and is most frequent in 20- to 30-year-olds.

Carseat Companion

Here’s an intriguing little gadget that is Mom-inspired and Mom-invented… it’s the Carseat Companion. The product is basically an oblong, generously sized mirror on a flexible plastic base with foam padding. It makes it possible for a parent to see what’s going on with baby in the back seat of the car while driving.