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How to Diagnose Alcohol Addiction

Although the most common addictions in the United States include alcohol, drugs, gambling and food, it is possible to develop an addiction to almost anything. The Cleveland Clinic explains addictions are “the most common public health problem in the United States,” estimating 22 percent of the American population will either misuse, …

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Information on Gallstones

Gallbladder attacks or gallstones are very common; a lot of people have them and don’t even know it but for those of us that do know when we get that pain in our belly the following information might help to sort out what is happening in your body. To understand …

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Why Gym Class can Put Kids off Exersise

Physical education classes are an integral part of the school experience. However, unless your child is particularly co-ordinated or sports minded, learning about exercise in gym class can be an extremely intimidating, if not humiliating, experience. Stripping Down The Change room The average teen is fairly concerned with their image. …

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Substances most likely to cause a Severe Allergic Reaction

A severe allergic reaction, also known as anaphylactic shock, can be caused by a variety of allergens. Many people relate allergies to hay fever, pollen, dust and molds. Other substances can cause severe allergic reactions that can close off airways, making breathing difficult and, in rare cases, result in death. …

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Trans Fats

Bodybuilders are consistently eating clean and are always training their asses off, but somewhere in there our bodies crave something more than just tuna and chicken breast. Not only is this craving natural, but it has also been proven by scientific studies; that for those of us on calculated diets …

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What is Megestrol Acetate Prescribed for

Megestrol acetate is a progestational hormone that is prescribed exclusively for the treatment of two types of cancer: breast cancer and endometrial cancer. Also commonly known as Megace (of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Princeton, New Jersey), megestrol acetate has been used quite successfully in the treatment of these two cancers. It …

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Holiday Diet Tips

Strategies for Healthy Holiday Eating When you think about the winter holidays, dieting isn’t normally the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, most people think of the holiday season as the time to indulge themselves, and they actually look forward to eating all of the decadent foods available …

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Diseases that can Affect a Childs Hearing

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) around 12 in 10,000 children in the United States are born with moderate to greater hearing loss while around 20 in 10,000 children will require hearing aids by the age of 17. Furthermore, apart from many diseases that can cause hearing loss, …

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First Aid for Deep Cuts

Deep cut is considered to be a injury, usually due to a sharp traumatic event, that extend beyond the surface of the skin and to the level of underlying muscles, bones or even the internal organs. These cuts may leave a gaping wound which sometimes lines by a ragged edge …

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Living with a Hidden Disease

If one speaks to me by phone, I sound perfectly normal. If a client were to ask me to come to their office, I would have to insist they come to mine. Once the appointment arrives, my wife greets him/her and the two walk to the den where I am …

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