Tag Archives: medical

It’s true: toys can kill you


By web gangsta | Published:

It’s true: toys can kill you.

The question is, “which toys”? Continue reading IT’S TRUE: TOYS CAN KILL YOU

It may be totally genetic as to why you’re underpaid


By web gangsta | Published:

Do you think you deserve a raise?

We all do, at some point. We think we don’t earn as much as other people in our office, all for doing the same job for less pay.

But really, when it comes down to it – maybe the reason you’re not earning the same as your co-workers has nothing to do with your winning personality.

Maybe it’s something you were born with.

Lefties: The Origins and Consequences of Being Left-Handed
Lefties: The Origins and Consequences of Being Left-Handed
Continue reading IT MAY BE TOTALLY GENETIC AS TO WHY YOU’RE UNDERPAID

Korean women are getting the most unusual hair transplants


By web gangsta | Published:

Women overseas are almost always the first to try new fashion trends.  From France to Japan to Brazil – other countries are often at the forefront of what we’ll be seeing American women adopt in the upcoming months and years.

But do we think that Korea’s latest fashion trend will catch on?

Stop Smirking at my Merkin
Stop Smirking at my Merkin
Continue reading KOREAN WOMEN ARE GETTING THE MOST UNUSUAL HAIR TRANSPLANTS

A fast, easy, and inexpensive way to analyze your DNA


By web gangsta | Published:

Have you ever wondered about your family? What makes you… you?

Want to give someone a unique Christmas gift that is as unique as the recipient is…. because the gift IS the recipient themselves?

23 AND ME
23 AND ME DNA TESTING KIT
Continue reading A FAST, EASY, AND INEXPENSIVE WAY TO ANALYZE YOUR DNA

Criminals now asking: Your Money or Your Life?


By web gangsta | Published:

When was the last time you walked into your doctor’s office? Remember when you had to fill out that clipboard at the front desk, and they asked you for your Social Security Number?

Guess what – they don’t really need that.

But you know who does? Criminals.

Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies
Medical Billing and Coding For Dummies
Continue reading CRIMINALS NOW ASKING: YOUR MONEY OR YOUR LIFE?

Weird News: Cows do not like Cowbells


By web gangsta | Published:

Web Watch will refrain from making any “MORE COWBELL” jokes with this story: COWS DO NOT LIKE COWBELLS

Giant Cowbell
Yes, it’s a Giant Cowbell
Continue reading WEIRD NEWS: COWS DO NOT LIKE COWBELLS

20% of Little People Have Trouble doing one thing


By web gangsta | Published:

People who suffer from dwarfism range in height from 2’8″ to 4’8″.  The official classification for dwarfism according to the LITTLE PEOPLE OF AMERICA is anyone who is under 4’10” tall.

Combination Dressing Stick / Shoehorn
Combination Dressing Stick / Shoehorn
Continue reading 20% OF LITTLE PEOPLE HAVE TROUBLE DOING ONE THING

Latest defense against cancer? Cat Poop


By web gangsta | Published:

Medical researchers are always looking for the Next Big Discovery in their quest to prevent cancer.

Maybe they’ve found something that’s been just under our noses all this time:

Barbie Potty Training Blissa Barbie Fashion Doll and Pet Playset
Barbie Potty Training
Blissa
 Fashion Doll and Pet Playset

Continue reading LATEST DEFENSE AGAINST CANCER? CAT POOP

Using hospital elevators can kill you


By web gangsta | Published:

Web Watch has told you about all the different ways physicians and other medical professionals spread germs and disease everywhere they go.

From dirty stethoscopes to dirty scrubs (or scrubs worn on airplanes, and then to who knows where!), nurses and doctors are constantly walking around in swirling packs of germs, like “Pigpen” from the Peanuts comic strip.

And it only gets worse from there.

Germ-X Wipes
Germ-X Wipes
Continue reading USING HOSPITAL ELEVATORS CAN KILL YOU

Video Fun: A simple way to test your hearing


By web gangsta | Published:

It’s simple: as we get older, our hearing is supposedly getting worse.

Listen to this video (watch your volume! you don’t want to blow your ears out unintentionally) and see if you can identify at what ranges your hearing begins and ends. The lower (and higher) the range you can hear, the better your hearing is at those levels.

Audio of the Spectrum of Human Hearing

The tone in the video ranges from 20Hz to 20kHz. Audio below 50Hz is likely not going to be heard very well by all people, and the same goes for audio in the 10kHz and higher range.

What was your range? Post it in the comments below…

Doctors don’t wash their hands


By web gangsta | Published:

Web Watch cringes every time we see a MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL WEAR SCRUBS outside of the office.

We’ve told you about DIRTY STETHOSCOPES.

Guess what else is on our shock list?

Wash Brush Floss Flush
Wash Brush Floss Flush

Continue reading DOCTORS DON’T WASH THEIR HANDS

These 7 “healthy” foods may actually be bad for you


By web gangsta | Published:

When you’re on a diet, you tend to dramatically change your eating habits in order to comply with the menu you’ve put together.

Whether it be South Beach, Atkins, Weight Watchers — every diet requires self-discipline and monitoring, in addition to switching out all the yummy fun sugary carbs with lots of boring vegetables and fruits.

Blech.

Another #1 Little Secret That Diet Gurus Don't Want You to Know: (Diets Don't Work, So Stop Hitting Your Head Against the WALL!
Another #1 Little Secret That Diet Gurus Don’t Want You to Know: (Diets Don’t Work, So Stop Hitting Your Head Against the WALL!

Continue reading THESE 7 “HEALTHY” FOODS MAY ACTUALLY BE BAD FOR YOU

How doctors and nurses unknowingly spread infections


By web gangsta | Published:

Web Watch has already told you about one way that DOCTORS AND NURSES SPREAD INFECTIONS, just by wearing their scrubs outside of the office.

(Remember, if you see a medical professional in front of you at the Starbucks and they’re wearing scrubs, they could have just come out of an infected surgical area and haven’t bothered to change. Ewww.)

But there’s ANOTHER WAY THAT DOCTORS AND OTHER MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS SPREAD DISEASE, and you may not be aware of it…

3M Littmann Cardiology III Stethoscope
3M Littmann Cardiology III Stethoscope

Continue reading HOW DOCTORS AND NURSES UNKNOWINGLY SPREAD INFECTIONS

10 Things Most Likely to Harm Your Cat


By web gangsta | Published:

How much money have you spent on your pets on doctor care over the years?

Some people would rather spend that health money on their cats than they would for themselves.  Their cat is just as much a member of the family as a child, and worth every penny.

Cat Owners Home Veterinary Handbook
Cat Owners Home Veterinary Handbook

Continue reading 10 THINGS MOST LIKELY TO HARM YOUR CAT

What your urine color says about you


By web gangsta | Published:

We all know the common diet theory of drinking eight glasses of water a day. (We’ve heard variations on this that say that eight glasses is a misnomer, and you need to take your weight and divide that by 2 to give you the number of ounces of water to drink a day).

Regardless, you’re still drinknig a ton of water, no matter how you cut it.

But every body is different, so how do you know if you’re drinking enough water at all?

Color My Bath Whiz Kids 100-Piece Potty Training Tablets
Color My Bath Whiz Kids 100-Piece Potty Training Tablets

Continue reading WHAT YOUR URINE COLOR SAYS ABOUT YOU