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When hangover symptoms last several days or get worse as time goes on, it could indicate alcohol withdrawal. (Photo source: iStock) Have you ever over-indulged, drinking four or even more alcoholic beverages in a short period of time. And then got up the next morning with a headache, nausea, and generally feeling run down the
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Photo source: iStock Permission is a heavy word. When we are young and have little agency, permission takes on the most superficial meaning: asking for something tangible. It’s innately tied to something we want in the hopes of bettering the moment. As we grow and our desires begin to intertwine with those around us, permission
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You can have fun and stay safe too, Here’s how, (Photo source: iStock) The pandemic is changing the way we celebrate Halloween this year. Findings from a recent nationally representative survey found that 70% of moms are planning to celebrate Halloween with their children. And, a Harris poll found that “74% of millennial moms and
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I you are paying out of pocket for your screening colonoscipy, be sure to shop around (photo: iStock) With Medicare eligibility looming and my good genes and healthy lifestyle, I made a good argument (to myself) to avoid buying health insurance. My relationship with the medical establishment was mostly hands-offIn addition, I thought I had
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Most of us want approval, but some of us need it more than others (Photo source: AsierRomeroCarballo/DepositPhoto/62759341) How I learned to live life on my own terms When I was a young boy in small-town Nebraska, I knew what everyone expected from me. Tribal values hung over Wakefield like a tornado-producing dark cloud that could
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One of the most devastating results of a free Internet is, undoubtedly, the proliferation of fake news. The current U.S. Presidential Elections are embroiled in controversy because of the proliferation of lies, misleading information obfuscation on TV and social media. These include topics such as, But an equally sinister concern is the constant rise of
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One of the most devastating results of a free Internet is, undoubtedly, the proliferation of fake news. The current U.S. Presidential Elections are embroiled in controversy because of the proliferation of lies, misleading information obfuscation on TV and social media, including topics such as, But an equally sinister concern is the constant rise of fake
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Photo source: iStock The election is just weeks away, and we’re grateful to Dr. Pat Salber for giving us this opportunity to address you directly. As physicians concerned about the health of the public, we know that the choices we all make for our leaders—at the federal, state, and local levels—have a direct impact on
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Exercise is more fun when you do it together (photo source: iStock) Getting regular exercise, eating right, and taking time to relax are all extremely important aspects of personal care. However, it can feel nearly impossible to successfully help your partner make healthy lifestyle changes. You want your partner to make healthier choices because you
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A lot of parents consider education within schools to be purely academic. Whereas students often see school as a mix of academia and socializing. Very few of us really consider the practical lessons that also take place. While there’s no doubt that English, Math, and Science are important, health education classes can also have a
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Fresh farmers’ market fruit and vegetables on display. (Photo Source: iStock Photos) Organic foods sales in the United States has risen from $11 billion in 2004 to $49 billion in 2018, triple the annual growth rate for all food sales.1 The Organic Trend The demand for organic foods is so high that a Washington Post
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Photo Source: iStock Photos Geckos, and dragons, and snakes! Oh my! To novice keepers and first-time herpetologists, scales may seem more intimidating than fur or feathers, but many species of reptiles make fantastic pets, even for complete beginners. This article covers some of the best animals for those just beginning their journey into reptile ownership:
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Image Source: Pexels.com Working out regularly and intensively is the key to a chiseled body and peak physical fitness. However, if you want to get into the best possible shape and avoid injuries, allowing your muscles some time to recover is essential. With the right approaches, you may be able to speed up muscle recovery
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Lecithin is a very popular dietary supplement. But what do we know about its risks and benefits? With regard to benefits, we know that lecithin supplements are heavily promoted as a panacea for: Cardiovascular health Liver and cell function Fat transport and fat metabolism Reproduction and child development Physical performance and muscle function Cell communication
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