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How To: Make hash by drying and filtering the leaves

Hash takes a little bit of preparation, but can be made at home. Fine trimmings from previous crops have been dried and frozen so that the THC will form hard crystals. Sift the resin out by using a silk screen, like the kind used for making a t-shirt. Then a tea strainer filters out any hair or dust left behind. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make hashish.

How To: Perform a phlebotomy with a butterfly needle

I want to draw your blood! Well, if you want to draw someone's blood (also known as phlebotomy) this video will show you how to do it. This is a very common thing, especially if you're working as a nurse, nurse's aid, a doctor or even a vet. You'll want to do it right to ensure safety and comfort to your patient. Watch the video and see what it takes to find the vein, insert the needle and get that blood out and into your tube.

How To: Smoke & clean a pipe

A regular pipe smoker shows viewers a look at her pipe collection and tips on how to smoke out of a pipe and how to clean the pipe out properly afterwards. Pipes are a very convenient means of smoking and you don't have to keep buying papers if you own a pipe. If you've never packed a pipe full of tobacco before you can learn now. Cleaning your pipe after each smoke will ensure a longer lasting pipe life and you will be able to enjoy a cleaner smoke without all the old ashes and soot from the...

How To: Whiten yellow teeth at home with a lemon

In this video, we learn how to whiten yellow teeth at home with a lemon. You will need: a q-tip, baking soda, and a lemon. First, cut the lemon in half and squeeze out all the juice into a container, then add in baking soda to the juice to make a paste and mix together with the q-tip. Now, apply this mixture onto your teeth and leave on for around 10 minutes. After you have done this, you will have whiter teeth in just a few minutes! Only use this mixture a couple times a week, because it is ...

How To: Heal faster after surgery

There are a variety of ways to speed up your body’s ability to heal. Things like keeping the incision clean, resting, nutritious foods and physical therapy will get you feeling strong quickly. Avoid negativity, as it may actually slow down your recovery. No one likes to be laid up in bed after surgery. Follow the advice on your “get well soon” card and be back to your old self in no time.

How To: Make a gravity bomb using a five gallon jug

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to a gravity bong. The materials required for this project are: a 5 gallon jug of water, knife, storage tube, socket wrench piece, water, herb and a lighter. Begin by cutting off the bottom part of the jug and use a knife to make a hole on the top of the cap. Then place the socket wrench piece into the cap and screw the cap back onto the jug. Now place the jug into a tub of water. Place the herbs into the bowl and then light it up. Take off the cap an...

News: 10 Unconventional Hangover Cures

For most Americans, the bane of the hangover is typically remedied by lots of water, painkillers, greasy food, and a day wasted on the couch. But if you're tired of potato chips and fried eggs, perhaps it's time you enter unfamiliar territory. Below, a combination of unorthodox methods for taming the beast, derived from science, sparkly Whole Foods new ageism, and the far East.

How To: Get rid of stomach bloating on a raw food diet

In this video from RawRadiantHealth she answers a question about how to avoid bloating on a raw food diet. Vegetables sometimes make people bloated and retain water. This might be that your colon is too clogged up. It's an issue of the condition of your intestines that needs to be dealt with. Over time you have to clean out your diet to clean out the bad stuff coating the inside of your intestinal tract. Fruits and vegetables are cleansing and help to pull out the bad stuff in our intestinal ...

How To: Insert a proper PICC line into your patient

PICC stands for a peripherally inserted central catheter, and is usually inserted somewhere in your patient's uppper arm, giving access to the larger veins in the chest region. PICC lines are often desirable because they are the least risky way of giving central access to the veins near the heart, especially when your patient will need to have one for an extended period of time. This tutorial shows you everything you'll need to know about how to properly and safely insert a PICC line into you...

How To: Reduce a fever naturally

Dr. Jeanne Galloway shows you how to reduce a fever naturally. The primary goal seems to be is to reduce the suffering. This may have a harmful effect because fevers are the body's natural ways to kill off bacterial or viral infections. If you kill off a fever too soon you may prolong the illness. Some tricks to reduce pain include tepid bath that is not too hot or too cold. Putting lavender essential oil or vinegar in the bath it may bring down a fever. Another thing is to hydrate because a ...

How To: Apply an ulnar gutter cast

This medical how-to video illustrates how to properly apply an ulnar gutter cast to a patient. To carry out this procedure you will need web roll, three inch plaster slabs, rolled gauze and a bucket of warm water. Follow along with this video and learn the proper technique for applying an ulnar gutter cast.

How To: Properly tape an ankle

In this how-to video, you will learn how to properly tape an ankle. This is important if you have trouble with your ankle turning. First, spray some pre-tape on the foot. Put on some Pro Wrap so that the tape does not tear the hair on your legs. Put some heel and lace pads on so that the friction of putting on a shoe does not cause blistering. Put in about two to three anchors. Do not use zinc oxide tape around the muscle, so place it under the muscle. Now, start the tape on the inside of the...

How To: Give a professional level foot massage to your partner

Our feet take a beating in daily life. Who wouldn't want to lay down at the end of the day and receive a foot massage? Follow this three part, professional style tutorial and learn how to really take a load off those aching toes. This tutorial covers everything from ankles, to stroking the whole foot and down to the individual toes. Practice makes perfect and I'm sure your partner will appreciate the effort! Give a professional level foot massage to your partner - Part 1 of 3.

How To: Administer an intramuscular injection

This how to video demonstrates how to administer an intramuscular injection. Watch and learn how simple it is do an intramuscular injection in the deltoid, rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, dorsal or ventral gluteal. Make sure to properly measure your medication, identify the patient, and always wash the hands before injecting the patient. Note that this instructional video is intended for medical students and professionals.

How To: Diagnose, Prevent, and Treat Shin Splints

Shin splints are one of the most common, stubborn, and misunderstood injuries affecting athletes of every age, gender, and sport. This video features a doctor explaining what exactly a shin splint is as well as how to prevent, diagnose, and treat them properly. It turns out that shin splints are actually menial tibial stress syndrome, or MTSS. Try saying that five times fast.