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Understanding the ACR Lupus Criteria

Lupus is a disease that is very difficult to diagnose, as there is no specific test for it, so doctors must instead look for similarities in those with lupus and work from the process of elimination, testing for diseases with similar symptoms.

Adding Color to Your Soap

Many people that make their own soap, stick to only natural colors, letting the various ingredients and textures speak for themselves. However, adding a little color can also be pretty fun and is nice for the holiday times.

How Does Weight Loss Surgery Work

Weight loss surgery, like gastric bypass surgery, is becoming much more common, but since it is essentially rewiring the stomach of the patient, it is not a decision that should be taken lightly. There are several common weight loss surgeries, which are described in detail in this article.

Evaluating the Necessity of a Weight Loss Surgery

Recently, surgeries like gastric bypass surgery, which is a weight loss surgery, have become much more common. These surgeries work to make it easier for those who are obese to loose weight, but before offering the surgery, the doctor must evaluate whether or not the surgery is necessary and whether it can be safely preformed.

Alzheimer's and How the Brain Works

Alzheimer's is a disease that has traditionally been looked at as a part of growing older or called senility, to describe its relationship with the elderly. However, it is not natural and is actually a disease that can affect those of all ages.

The Industrial Revolution and the Subsequent Increase in Work Related Accidents

With the addition of the steam engine to manufacturing processes, the speed at which tasks could be completed rapidly increased. This was fueled by machinery that was very dangerous and there were few protections put in place for workers, many of whom were young children.

An Introduction to the Industrial Revolution

Prior to the 1760's, most manufacturing was done on a relatively small scale, usually taking place in homes or small workshops. However, with the invention of the steam engine and the application of it to the manufacturing industry, the efficiency of production grew almost overnight, marking the begging of the industrial revolution.

Stock Prices Rise as Congress Funnels Money to the Insurance Companies

With the unveiling of the Senates House Care Plan, stock prices have steadily raised at the big insurance companies, providing a nice indication of who this bill will really help out. As the big insurance companies are set to get millions of new customers, it is clear who our politicians work for.

Basic Soap Making Recipes

Making your own soap is not just a fun type of arts and crafts, but it can also be a great way to save money and guarantee that your soap only contains high quality ingredients. There are a number of ways to make soap and this article lists some basic soap making recipes.

Avoiding Predatory Lenders and Subprime Mortgages

When purchasing a home with a mortgage or, for that matter, taking out any loan, it is important to avoid predatory lenders and subprime loans. These are loans and lenders that do not have the best interest of the borrower in mind and can end up being incredibly costly.

The Life of a Moth or Butterfly

Moths and Butterflies are very adaptive insects and it is believed they have been around for more than 250 million years. When they are first born, they take the shape of a caterpillar and only later transform into a flying insect.

An Introduction to the Lepidoptera Family of Butterflies and Moths

Butterflies and Moths are amazing creatures, which can live in a wide variety of climates. Like bees, they often feed off of flowers and are responsible for helping spread pollen.

What is Lupus?

Lupus can be a disease that is hard to diagnose, which can raise the stress levels of the patient and doctor. About fifty years ago, the outlook for those with Lupus was not held in high regard, but today, Lupus is not usually fatal.

Types of Businesses: Partnerships and S Corporations

When more than one person is involved, the risk of business is usually spread out among the different people involved with the business. Two types of businesses where there are usually more than two people involved are partnerships and S Corporations.

Reestablishing Credit After Bankruptcy

After a person files bankruptcy, which a legal definition that is used to describe a person that is unable to pay their debt, many people avoid using credit all together. This can be both a good thing and a bad thing, as even though you avoid the beast that got you in trouble in the first place, if you need to use it again, you will not be able to get it right away.

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