Every day, a vast number of patients fail to show up for medical appointments with their healthcare providers. Whereas there are many reasons for the so called ‘no shows’, many fail to appreciate the huge impact that missed appointments have on health service provision.
The routine is fairly simple. You get sick, go to the doctors, and come out the other end with a prescription. The pharmacist then dishes out meds that you will end up taking for a while. Other times, you just ignore the doctor and decide to self-medicate, ending up buying whatever you fancy. It doesn’t matter that some symptoms are inconsequential and only transient, there seems to be an ever unending crave for medications.
The human papilloma virus (HPV) commonly affects humans, and is usually transmitted sexually. But most HPV infections are temporary and have little longterm health effects. Majority of people clear the virus within 2 years. It is only in cases where the virus persists that untoward health effects usually manifest. Some HPV strains are associated with cancers of the cervix, vagina, vulva, penis, anus and even cancers of the throat.
Human composting isn’t any different from a similar method used by farmers to compost livestock. The process gently combines the human body with natural ingredients that include wood chips, alfafa and straw. Oxygen is then allowed to flow through.