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  • Family Research Using Google
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    Family Research Using Google

    28 hours ago

    Google is an excellent way to expand your genealogy research. This article provides instructions to use Google in several ways to narrow your research results. Google Books and Google Earth is discussed. The way to set up a Google alert is also explained.

  • Family Relationship - Effects on Health
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    Family Relationship - Effects on Health

    5 days ago

    Research studies on families reflect the complexities in family life. Blended families and couples that live together without marriage is more common today. There are strained relationships between family members sometimes, which can result in mental and physical ailments.

  • Sleep Facts - Short Sleeper Syndrome
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    Sleep Facts - Short Sleeper Syndrome

    2 weeks ago

    Many people have sleep disorders and insomnia is the most common. Short sleeper syndrome (SSS) is explained in this article as this group of people with SSS only need 4-6 hours of sleep each night. The best way to get a good night’s sleep is also explained.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Facts
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    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Facts

    2 weeks ago

    Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) happen most frequently to children between 0-4 year old and people over 75 years of age due to falls. Moderate or severe TBIs often have long term of permanent physical or mental impairments. Learn the definition of TBIs, the symptoms and steps for recovery.

  • History of Anorexia Nervosa and Information
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    History of Anorexia Nervosa and Information

    3 weeks ago

    Anorexia nervosa is a very serious disorder. The history of this disorder dates back to the 1300-1400s. This article recounts my friend’s experience, the multiple symptoms of the disorder and the prognosis. Types of therapy are listed, along with current research.

  • Medical Care Information - Life Expectancy
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    Medical Care Information - Life Expectancy

    3 weeks ago

    This article will look at life expectancy, medical care, a focus on hospitals and other factors. Life expectancy is recorded at slightly different ages depending on the agency you are reviewing. Some state life expectancy in the U.S. has declined slightly since 2016, and that is blamed on the high c

  • Doing Family Tree Research? Learn From the Census
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    Doing Family Tree Research? Learn From the Census

    4 weeks ago

    This article gives you information about each federal census. It offers advice on researching your family tree and it give you specific information about each census. In 1790, the place and name of your ancestor is offered, but each ten years the amount of information gathered increases.

  • Differences for Ulcerative Colitis vs Crohn’s Disease
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    Differences for Ulcerative Colitis vs Crohn’s Disease

    5 weeks ago

    IBD is a problem for millions of people around the world. This article explains the differences in ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Symptoms, various treatments and risk factors for these diseases are all discussed. The diagnosis for IBDs is also reviewed.

  • Enjoy Spa Days
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    Enjoy Spa Days

    5 weeks ago

    Day spa in the U.S., in Europe and Asia are a great place for a massage or a facial. Spas with longer stays can help you with weight loss, fitness or just to get the tension out of your body. Spas for men and women are discussed in this article, along with average costs.

  • Is Vaping Dangerous?
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    Is Vaping Dangerous?

    6 weeks ago

    Vaping has been associated with illness, hospitalizations and death this year. We do not know exactly what is causing this problem, but the FDA and CDC are looking carefully at this problem Do not buy any vaping product off the street. This article lays out the factual information.

  • Why Get the Flu Vaccine?
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    Why Get the Flu Vaccine?

    3 weeks ago

    The flu vaccine is ready for the 2019-2020 season. This vaccine saves lives, so learn the facts. People older than six months should be vaccinated according to the CDC. In 2018, 80,000 in the U.S. died from the flu, plus numerous people were hospitalized. A new vaccine must be developed each year.

  • Can We Learn From the Native American Spirit Walk?
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    Can We Learn From the Native American Spirit Walk?

    7 weeks ago

    There are times in life when we re-evaluate our life choices and the direction we want to move forward into the future. This article discusses these life changes and what prompts them. These changes are compared to the American Indian’s Spirit Walk and the Australian Aborengine’s walkabout.

  • Lyme Disease - Symptoms and Treatment
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    Lyme Disease - Symptoms and Treatment

    8 weeks ago

    Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is spread by ticks. The number of infected people has increased in recent years. Learn the symptoms and treatments for Lyme disease. The symptoms if the disease if it is not treated are also discussed. Prevention is also reviewed.

  • Chronic Back Pain - Prevent Back Surgery
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    Chronic Back Pain - Prevent Back Surgery

    2 months ago

    Neck and back pain are a common problem for anyone over 40 years of age. Some stretches and specific exercises may help reduce pain. When everything else fails radiofrequency neurotomy may be a good option. This procedure is explained in this article.

  • Differences Between Hepatitis A, B, C and D
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    Differences Between Hepatitis A, B, C and D

    2 months ago

    The Hepatitis viruses are very serious. Hepatitis A,B,C and D each have unique viruses that cause damage to the liver. Hepatitis A is the least deadly, but it can still make you very ill. The other viruses are described in this article with their symptoms and preventative vaccines.

  • COPD - New Treatments
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    COPD - New Treatments

    2 months ago

    COPD is an obstructive lung disease that cannot be fully healed, but it can be controlled with the new inhalers, nebulizer medications and the respiratory vest. For millions of people have COPD, it is so important to follow the instructions and learn how to use an inhaler properly.

  • Overview of Typhus, Typhoid Fever, Tuberculosis and Plague
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    Overview of Typhus, Typhoid Fever, Tuberculosis and Plague

    2 months ago

    California has thousands living on the street. Multiple diseases have increased; medieval diseases, are a concern Typhus, typhoid fever and hepatitis cases have risen. Overcrowding, needles, urine and feces on the street is a danger, plus the number of rats that carry infected fleas is a problem.

  • How Brain Cells Change During the Teenage Years
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    How Brain Cells Change During the Teenage Years

    2 months ago

    The adolescent brain is growing and creating new pathways for thoughts. The brain is changing throughout adolescence, with some brain cells being eliminated and other pathways maturing. Stress and diet can play a role in the devolopment of the brain. This article spells out the process.

  • Tough Moments Happen
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    Tough Moments Happen

    3 months ago

    This is a fan fiction article about a couple when the wife gets her purse stolen. How she reacts, the husband’s response and the robber getting arrested are all part of the story.

  • Predicting Human Longevity
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    Predicting Human Longevity

    3 months ago

    Longevity is another word for life expectancy. Scientists have determined various ways to look at life expectancy for human beings. They have used muscle loss in senior citizens, diet and weight, genetics, environmental factors and psychological aspects to predict longevity.

  • Can Dementia be Caused by Medications?
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    Can Dementia be Caused by Medications?

    3 months ago

    This article explains the risk of dementia when taking certain medications, particularly the drugs that are anticholinergics. People over 55 years of age are at a higher risk for dementia if they are taking multiple medications daily. Older patients in the hospital are at a higher risk for delirium.

  • Age Related Hair Loss
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    Age Related Hair Loss

    3 months ago

    Many people deal with hair loss as they age. This article explains the typical reasons for hair loss, some preventative measures, and treatments that are available. Patterns of male baldness are explained and female hair loss problems during menopause are also explained.

  • Biological Age VS Chronological Age
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    Biological Age VS Chronological Age

    4 months ago

    Chronological age and biological age are two different things, which is fully explained in this article. The importance of biological age and healthy ways to reduce your aging are reviewed in this article.

  • Facts about Macular Degeneration
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    Facts about Macular Degeneration

    4 months ago

    Macular degeneration is a disease that affects the eyes and occurs typically for people over the age of 50. As 10 million Americans have this disease, it is good to get regular eye exams. There are some treatments when it becomes more serious, but it is considered an incurable disease.

  • Lou Gehrig’s Disease - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
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    Lou Gehrig’s Disease - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    4 months ago

    Lou Gehrig’s disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) is a fatal disease with no cure. The life expectancy after diagnosis is 2-4 years, but some people live 10 years. This article explains the symptoms, treatments and the new research.

  • Emotional Attachment
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    Emotional Attachment

    4 months ago

    Brain injuries occur in 1.7 million people annually in the United States. This story is based on my personal experience as an RN working in ICU. We are taught to keep our emotions out of patient care, but this case really upset me at the time, maybe because he was 17 years old.

  • Is Surgery Necessary to Relieve Back Pain?
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    Is Surgery Necessary to Relieve Back Pain?

    2 months ago

    Back pain is a very common problem. This article explains ways to prevent having a back problem. It also discusses various kinds of back surgeries and what to expect during the procedure and in recovery.

  • Love at my Age?
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    Love at my Age?

    5 months ago

    This is a Fan Fiction article about a seniors who are spending their summer in the Adirondack Mountains. A widow and widower meet and find love they thought they would never happen again at their age.

  • Parkinson’s Disease - What’s New?
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    Parkinson’s Disease - What’s New?

    4 months ago

    Parkinson’s disease can be difficult to diagnose, and this article gives you statistics, common symptoms, treatments and ongoing research. The changes in the brain are described and some of the possible causes.

  • Painful Path to Recovery
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    Painful Path to Recovery

    5 months ago

    This Fan Fiction story could apply to a woman or a man who loses their life partner, particularly at a young age. The difficulty of working through grief, particularly with young children is explored.

  • How to Trust Your Intuition for Better Decision Making
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    How to Trust Your Intuition for Better Decision Making

    3 months ago

    Trusting your intuition can help you make the best decisions. This article explains the way the mind works when making decisions, and it also explains the benefits of intuitive thinking. Ways to improve your intuition are included.

  • Friends, Lovers or Duty - Conclusion
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    Friends, Lovers or Duty - Conclusion

    5 months ago

    At the request of some people I have written a conclusion for this Fan Fiction article. This touches on a woman recovering from an abusive husband and her relationship with a police officer that helped her at the time of her divorce.

  • Treatment - Sickle Cell Anemia
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    Treatment - Sickle Cell Anemia

    5 months ago

    Sickle Cell anemia is a very painful disease that destroys the lining of blood vessels and often organs. There is a new medication that helps prevent a SCA crisis and the stem cell replacement that may cure a patient with this difficult disease. Symptoms and treatments are explained in this article.

  • Benefits of Optimism
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    Benefits of Optimism

    2 months ago

    There are numerous benefits to positive thinking, and negative feelings cause unwanted results. Goals, health and ways to stay positive are all discussed in this article. The way the brain works with positive and negative thoughts is explained.

  • Friends, Lovers or Duty?
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    Friends, Lovers or Duty?

    6 months ago

    This is a Fan Fictional story about an abused woman and a caring police officer. This lady’s husband is an alcoholic and abusive. This thoughtful policeman befriends this woman in her time of need.

  • Dream Facts
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    Dream Facts

    6 months ago

    This article explains many facts associated with dreaming, the physiological and psychological components. It recounts the history of scientific studies, and many little known facts are included. Nightmares and lucid dreaming is also discussed. The difference between men and women’s dreams is expl

  • Sleep Myths
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    Sleep Myths

    6 months ago

    There are numerous myths concerning sleep. This article explains the various stages of sleep, and it lists numerous myths concerning sleep. It also explains the dangers of not getting an adequate amount of sleep each night and the symptoms of insomnia.

  • Love Complications
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    Love Complications

    3 months ago

    This Fan Fiction article tells the story about a couple who have to make a serious decisions that impacts their future, and that of their child’s.

  • Reversing Age-Related Memory Loss
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    Reversing Age-Related Memory Loss

    6 months ago

    As 15%-20% of people age 65 or older suffer from mild cognitive impairment, transcranial magnetic stimulation may be able to reverse memory loss. This magnetic stimulation was used in a clinical study to reverse memory loss.TMS has almost no side effects. The study is explained in this article.

  • Let’s Get Together
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    Let’s Get Together

    7 months ago

    Ann Carr put forth a fiction challenge about 5 months ago. I came across my beginning paragraphs a couple of days ago and finished it. This is a short fictional story, that may not be short enough. I usually do not post fictional articles, so I hope any comments will be totally honest with me.

  • Food Allergy Facts
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    Food Allergy Facts

    7 months ago

    Food allergies are an immune system response shortly after eating a particular food. They affect about six to eight percent of children under age three and up to three percent of adults. The common food allergies, preventions and symptoms are explained. The increase in food allergies is discussed.

  • Positive Thinking May Improve Your Health
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    Positive Thinking May Improve Your Health

    7 months ago

    The benefits of positive thinking for life and good health are explained. Cancer does not seem to be affected by a positive attitude. A longer life and better health is possible with a positive attitude.

  • Historic St. Augustine, Florida
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    Historic St. Augustine, Florida

    7 months ago

    The oldest city in the United States is St. Augustine. Read about the Spaniards and the English history. The history of St. Augustine is interesting, and there is so much to see if you visit. There are numerous festivals, great restaurants and excellent shopping opportunities.

  • Expanding English Language
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    Expanding English Language

    7 months ago

    The evolving English language over several centuries is fascinating as 1,000 new words added annually. If you are an older adult, millenials and teenagers use several words and abbreviations you may not be familiar with, but they are discussed in this article.

  • Bald Eagles: Facts You May Not Know
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    Bald Eagles: Facts You May Not Know

    4 months ago

    The bald eagle has a fascinating history in the U.S. They are large raptors with hooked, yellow beaks and claws. They have come off of the endangered species list. The species is on the Great Seal of the U.S. and is used on most official documents from the president. It is on vehicles and podiums.

  • What Are Service Dogs? Breeds and Duties of These Fantastic Dogs
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    What Are Service Dogs? Breeds and Duties of These Fantastic Dogs

    2 months ago

    Services dogs have different types of training depending on the needs of an individual. There are dogs that can detect cancer due to their sense of smell, dogs for veterans that have PTSD or traumatic injuries (through non-profit agencies), and dogs that are used by the police and in the military.

  • Leaky Gut Syndrome Facts
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    Leaky Gut Syndrome Facts

    8 months ago

    This article gives the facts on leaky gut syndrome. The way the leaky gut syndrome affects the digestive system is explained and the common symptoms are discussed. There is a lis of healthy foods that may heal this medical issue and foods to avoid are also listed.

  • Top Medical Innovations for 2019
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    Top Medical Innovations for 2019

    3 months ago

    There are numerous advancement for patients due to new technology. This article explains pharmacogenomic testing, RNA technology, heart valve replacements and new cancer treatments. The treatment for acute strokes and hemorragic strokes is also explained. Artificial intelligence has made advances.

  • Vacation in US National Parks
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    Vacation in US National Parks

    2 months ago

    There are 60 national parks and 417 parks totally in the USA. The scenery is spectacular, and there are birds, animals and beautiful mountains and rivers to enjoy. This article describes some of the top national parks and lists some of the others. Each park offers there own scenery and

  • Is There the Perfect Diet to Reduce Anti-Inflammatory Pain?
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    Is There the Perfect Diet to Reduce Anti-Inflammatory Pain?

    2 months ago

    This article discusses how various foods can cause and increase in your body anti-inflammatory response, and it may actually cause an increase in the pain due to autoimmune diseases. These diets are primarily vegetarian, but there are choses. It also provides information of Leaky Gut Syndrome.

  • Marshall Mendoff Works to Improve the Environment
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    Marshall Mendoff Works to Improve the Environment

    9 months ago

    Marshall Mendoff, the owner of Xyleco, is a scientist that has discovered a way to convert the cellulose in plant life in biofuel. Xyleco has also developed numerous other products from plant life, such as: household products, plastic silverware replacements, livestock feed, fertilizer, cosmetics.

  • Who Gets Osteoporosis?
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    Who Gets Osteoporosis?

    10 months ago

    Osteoporosis causes 8.9 million fractures on an international level. Learn how osteoporosis affects a person, how it is diagnosed and how this condition is treated. Why are men and woman affected by bone loss at different ages? This article explains all the facts concerning this silent disease.

  • What Is Carbon Capture?
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    What Is Carbon Capture?

    2 months ago

    Carbon Capture and Storage is a important tool that tackles climate change, provides energy security, creates jobs and economic prosperity. The types of CCS are described and the technology, capture, transportation and storage are all described. This stops greenhouse gases from polluting our skies.

  • Start a New Year the Right Way
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    Start a New Year the Right Way

    6 weeks ago

    Many people choose New Year’s resolutions on January 1st, but few are successful long-term. Resolutions must be realistic and planned. Written resolutions are more successful and they are tied to an individual’s happiness. I've included happiness studies and suggested resolutions.

  • Popularity of Roller Skating
    26

    Popularity of Roller Skating

    10 months ago

    There is a long history of roller skating starting in the 1700’s and continues today Skates have been redesigned over the years, including inline and the traditional quad skating. The health benefits are great, and the safety record is excellent. The popularity has waxed and waned through the years.

  • Polio-like Virus Versus Polio
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    Polio-like Virus Versus Polio

    2 months ago

    The polio-like virus we frequently hear of on TV is actually acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). The CDC started keeping track of the number of people infected in 2014, and the number has steadily increased. It can paralysis limbs and have other serious effects. There is no cure and no way to prevent it.

  • Alexa - Privacy at Risk
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    Alexa - Privacy at Risk

    7 months ago

    Alexa and Echo Dot are popular technology tools that can convert your home into a smart home. Owners of the Echo speak commands and ask questions, which always get answered. Recordings are kept at Amazon in the cloud, and now they are being subpoenaed for use in criminal court cases.

  • Children’s Food Allergies
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    Children’s Food Allergies

    2 months ago

    According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 3 million people in the US have a peanut allergy. Peanut allergies for children have been on the rise in recent years, and the symptoms of this allergy can be severe. This article gives the facts for children’s food allergies.

  • Infant Mortality Facts
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    Infant Mortality Facts

    12 months ago

    Infant mortality (infant death prior to age one) is a problem throughout the world. Causes of infant mortality, including birth defects, are explained. Ways to have a healthy pregnancy and prevent infant mortality are also covered.

  • Lymphoma Facts
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    Lymphoma Facts

    2 months ago

    Lymphoma is a serious cancer that is treatable, especially if it is found early. Even stage III or IV patients have a good chance of living 5 years or more, and there are many cures being explored. Knowing the facts about symptoms is important to avoid a late diagnoses. Treatments are discussed.

  • Subliminal Messaging
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    Subliminal Messaging

    2 months ago

    Subliminal messages are perceived by the unconscious brain. There is not as much subliminal messaging happening in the US now as previously reported, but there could be subtle messages that are received unconsciously. Messaging has probably been used by or political operatives, yet it may not work.

  • Signs of Stress in a Caregiver and Tips to Avoid Burning Out
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    Signs of Stress in a Caregiver and Tips to Avoid Burning Out

    2 months ago

    About 1 in 3 US citizens are providing care for an older adult. Facts, tips and methods to cope with difficulties are discussed. Caregiver burnout symptoms are reviewed, as is coping with the difficulties of caring for a loved one.

  • Addicted to Technology?
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    Addicted to Technology?

    2 months ago

    Addiction to cell phones, computers, tablets and even TV time is becoming more common. Children and teenager information for use of technology is explored with suggestions for help. Possible problems are listed for the use of too much exposure to technology, which may be an addiction.

  • Tourette Syndrome Facts
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    Tourette Syndrome Facts

    2 months ago

    Repetitive movements or unwanted sounds, known as tics, are the hallmark symptoms of Tourette syndrome (TS). The tics are simple or complex. There is no cure, although there are treatments for the symptoms. TS is usually diagnosed in children, and boys are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop TS.

  • Facts About the Tongue You Might Not Know
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    Facts About the Tongue You Might Not Know

    2 months ago

    The tongue is a unique part of the body, and it is a muscle that never tires. The future may see the tongue becoming a biometric authentication as each person’s tongue is totally unique. The way the taste buds work is explained. Potential problems reflected by the tongue is explained.

  • Early Signs of a Heart Attack
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    Early Signs of a Heart Attack

    3 months ago

    The early signs of a heart attack should not be ignored, and they are made clear in this article. The way the heart works and what happens during a heart attack is explained. The symptoms are listed for a a major heart attack also. Risk factors are listed and possible treatments are explained.

  • Type 1 Diabetes in Children
    15

    Type 1 Diabetes in Children

    14 months ago

    Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a very serious disease for children under the age of 20. This article explains what Type 1 diabetes is and what treatments are necessary. It also explains all the new research, and it lists the symptoms of T1D. The possible complications are also discussed.

  • US Education Overview
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    US Education Overview

    15 months ago

    The schools in the US have numerous complicated problems in educating our students to obtain a skill set to move forward in life, plus the capability to think and problem solve. The overcrowding in schools, parental indifference or lack of funding. This article is based on my independent research.

  • Huntington’s Disease Cause and Symptoms
    15

    Huntington’s Disease Cause and Symptoms

    14 months ago

    Huntington’s disease is an inherited disease caused by a single abnormal gene, and there is no cure. Symptoms usually appear in the 30s or 40s but juvenile Huntington’s disease can occur before age 20. The defective gene (called Huntingtin) causing this disease was discovered in 1993.

  • Social Media for Teens
    15

    Social Media for Teens

    3 months ago

    Teenagers adhere to many new fads and trends. As a parent it is good to know what fad or trend is currently popular in your child’s life. Learn what abbreviations teens use to text, and learn some of the other popular trends. This includes some dangerous behaviors that some teens try out.

  • How to Evaluating Medical Research Results
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    How to Evaluating Medical Research Results

    2 months ago

    There are numerous medical research studies being conduction across the US and around the world. How do you determine if a study is valid? What components should you consider if you are trying to decide if a research study is something that makes you want to change something in your life?

  • Oven Roasted Pulled Pork Recipe
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    Oven Roasted Pulled Pork Recipe

    16 months ago

    This is a very delicious recipe for pulled pork that is cooked in the oven. The recipe makes a tasty meat, and it is very easy to do. The brine solution and the dry rub give this meat a wondeful taste, and the meat is amazingly tender. This makes a large quantity of meat, which is great for a crowd.

  • Is Cancer Inherited?
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    Is Cancer Inherited?

    2 months ago

    As 5%-10% of cancers occur due to inheritance, do you need to get tested? This article explains gene mutations, and the types of cancer they represent. They are listed, and the way DNA is attacked is explained. Mitochondrial cells can be checked on a routine basis in biopsies to prevent disease.

  • Spectrum of Orthopedic Healthcare Without Surgery
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    Spectrum of Orthopedic Healthcare Without Surgery

    2 months ago

    There are many medical advances that are available to trained orthopedic physicians that will heal an injury or chronic pain problem. This article describes the procedures, including stem cell therapy, prolotherapy, platelet rich plasma therapy and acupuncture. These procedures may prevent surgerie.

  • What Is Broken Heart Syndrome?
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    What Is Broken Heart Syndrome?

    2 months ago

    When your spouse passes away, you may experience broken heart syndrome, which puts you, as the grieving mate, at a higher risk for cardiovascular events. Tips for the bereaved spouse along with suggestions for family and friends to help get through the grieving process are included.

  • Crohn's Disease Factors
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    Crohn's Disease Factors

    3 months ago

    Crohn's disease vs ulcerative colitis is explained, along with the common symptoms, diagnostic methods and the most common treatments. There is no cure for this disease, but it usually can be controlled.

  • Building Trust - Resolving Conflicts
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    Building Trust - Resolving Conflicts

    2 months ago

    Conflicts are a fact of life, at work, at social functions and definitely in relationships. There are ways to resolve conflicts in all these areas of your life. Learn how to resolve these issues.

  • Rotator Cuff Surgery - My Experience
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    Rotator Cuff Surgery - My Experience

    5 months ago

    This article explains what the roator cuff is and when you need surgery, plus ways to prevent shoulder damage. It is partially based on my personal experience as I am recovering from the surgery.

  • Superstition - Supernatural Beliefs
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    Superstition - Supernatural Beliefs

    2 months ago

    This article explains how the brain works in relation to superstitions, and it lists the most common superstitions held by most people. The definition of superstitions is included in this article.

  • Get Rid of Stress and Worry
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    Get Rid of Stress and Worry

    2 months ago

    Worry and stress can dominate our lives, and this article shares my personal experience and lists the negative physical effects on your body. It gives you ways to reduce your stress level and worry.

  • Hepatitis C Statistics & Treatment
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    Hepatitis C Statistics & Treatment

    9 months ago

    Hepatitis C has been a very difficult disease to treat, and 130-175 million people suffer from this disease worldwide. There are new medications that have a 97% cure rate, although they are expensive.

  • Polio - The Amazing Dr. Jonas Salk
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    Polio - The Amazing Dr. Jonas Salk

    2 months ago

    Sadly polio is increasing, particularly in Pakistan, Afganistan and Nigeria, Children under five have not been allowed the vacination. Dr. Jonas Salk was a pioneer in polio. Enjoy his life story.

  • Help the Wounded Vets
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    Help the Wounded Vets

    2 months ago

    This article describes the work Sew Much Comfort does for wounded vets from all branches of the service. They make adaptive clothing at no charge to the vets that provides comfort and dignity.

  • Ways to Prevent Cancer?
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    Ways to Prevent Cancer?

    2 months ago

    This article discusses the erroneous emails stating lemons cure cancer. It also thoroughly covers the various ways our bodies are more prone to get cancer, and it suggests several healthy suggestions.

  • When Is It Time to Downsize Your Home?
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    When Is It Time to Downsize Your Home?

    15 months ago

    As there are 76 million Baby Boomers, many are struggling to survive financially. This article considers downsizing your home and moving to a less expensive area of the country.

  • Heart Condition – Long QT Syndrome
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    Heart Condition – Long QT Syndrome

    5 months ago

    The Long QT Syndrome is a rare heart disease that is ususally genetically inherted. The heart problem symptoms are unusual; fainting, seizures and sudden death. Diagnosis are explained.

  • Dehydrating Fruits & Vegetables
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    Dehydrating Fruits & Vegetables

    18 months ago

    Dehydrating foods is a great way to take advantage of fruits and vegetables when they are in season, so the price is lower. The meats, vegetables and fruits can be stored for several months.

  • Overcome the Winter Blues
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    Overcome the Winter Blues

    16 months ago

    This article explains seasonal affective disorder, the symptoms and causes. It also discusses ways you can overcome this problem and avoid the depression of winter. The winter blues can be treated.

  • Caring for an Aging Parent
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    Caring for an Aging Parent

    2 months ago

    This article discusses the vast number of aging adults that are caregivers for their elderly parent. My personal experience is included, and the statistical changes over the past several years,

  • Significance of 3 Wise Man Gifts
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    Significance of 3 Wise Man Gifts

    11 months ago

    The three wise men brought gold, frankincense and myrrh when Jesus was born. This article tells of the uses of frankincense and myrrh in ancient times and how it is used today.

  • Sciatic Pain - Causes and Treatments
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    Sciatic Pain - Causes and Treatments

    3 months ago

    Low back pain is very common and many people get sciatica during their lifetime. There are several treatments, such as: medicaiton, physical therapy, corticosteroid injections and surgery as a last resort. It is very painful, but there are some prevention techniques listed in this article.

  • Avoidable Mistakes in Writing Fiction
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    Avoidable Mistakes in Writing Fiction

    2 months ago

    This article is designed for new authors. The most common mistakes of new authors are listed and explained, with some examples of ways to improve your writing for short stories or fiction books.

  • World's Lack of Sanitation
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    World's Lack of Sanitation

    13 months ago

    This article discusses the very difficult problem of of 2.6 million people in the world who do not have clean water or sanitation. The UN reports that 1.8 million die annually and many are ill.

  • What Can We Learn from Geese?
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    What Can We Learn from Geese?

    5 months ago

    There are many things we can learn from nature in regards to working together in a group for the common good and to accomplish goals in helping those in need. Simple guidelines are discussed.

  • Conducting a Proper Interview
    43

    Conducting a Proper Interview

    2 months ago

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