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    The Signs And Causes Of Teen Alcohol Abuse

    Teen alcoholism is a widespread issue. According to the statistics on the matter, “just over 42% of American 10th graders reported drinking alcohol” in 2018, and, in the United States, “11% of the alcohol that is consumed is drunk by people between the ages of 12 and 20.” The effects of this are far reaching. […]

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    5 Ways to stay fit after 50

    As the years go by, the same routines you followed in your 20s and 30s no longer work. You’ll start to notice the change in your 40s, but it’s going to hit home once you reach 50. Your body’s systems begin to change, muscle mass begins to decrease, and weight gain is common as you […]

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    Types and degrees of burn injuries

    Burn injuries, both mild and severe, are some of the most painful anyone can suffer. As severity increases, people are left permanently disfigured and their quality of life is diminished. That’s on top of thousands of dollars in medical care. In the healthcare industry, burns are categorized by type and degree to better address the […]

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    Taking care of your mental health at work

    Did you know that the average person spends 90,000 hours of their time working over their lifetime? On average, that’s half of all the time you spend awake. It’s no wonder that work is one of the largest contributors to stress.  Unfortunately, high levels of stress have a direct negative impact on your mental health. […]

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    The Struggle with Employee Turnover in Nursing Homes

    As the years go on, nursing homes are having an increasingly difficult time retaining staff. This leads to a decrease in quality of care for the residents who rely on these aides as well as financial strain for the homes, which also impacts their ability to provide for residents.  So, what is it that causes […]

  • How to Help Children Cope With Traumatic Events

    Car accidents, medical emergencies, and exposure to violence can all leave a lasting impact on children. These traumatic events can scar a child, making it vital to their development for parents to help them through this time. With proper parenting, most can cope and fully recover from these incidents. Here’s how you can help children […]

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    5 Important Things Parents of Special Needs Kids Need to Know

    Raising a child is a full time job, but being the parent of a child with special needs is a horse of another color. It takes extreme dedication, resilience, and patience to give your kid everything they need as they develop.  While the journey is rewarding, it can also be incredibly trying at times. From […]

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    Amazing Things That Happen When You Are Pregnant the First Time

    First, congratulations! Pregnancy is an exciting time in any woman’s life. While you’re learning all about this new phase and what the next nine months will hold, there are a few amazing things that you should know.  For instance, did you know that fathers can take paternity leave? While that’s interesting, what happens to your […]

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    Types of Alcoholic Drinks and their Alcohol Content

    Have you ever wondered why some drinks lead to a drunker night than others? You know that liquor is stronger than beer, but isn’t a shot a shot no matter what alcohol you choose? As it turns out, that isn’t always true. Here’s the alcohol content of various types of drinks and how they can […]