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Acknowledging And Breaking The Cycle Of Bullying And Teen Addiction

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Millions of young children and teenagers get bullied every year by their peers and the emotional damage it causes can be devastating. Unfortunately an increasing number of these bullied teens are turning to drugs to alleviate their pain. Sadly this is causing a rising rate of addiction that could be dangerous and destructive to the teen population. Bullying Is Connected To Depression Bullying is a major problem in American schools because of the way it causes depression.

29 December 2016

Advice for Driving With Hearing Loss

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Hearing impairment doesn't necessarily make you a bad driver. However, you do need to be aware of the effect your impaired hearing can have on your safety and the safety of other road users when you get behind the wheel. Here are three precautions to ensure your hearing impairment doesn't interfere with your safety on the road: Turn Down the Stereo Volume Reducing your stereo's volume will help you to focus on external sources of sounds, such as other cars' engines, which is what you need to do whenever you are behind the wheel.

30 November 2016

Tips for Lowering Your Cholesterol Levels

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To help maintain your overall health, you may want to start keeping your cholesterol levels under control. To help you do that, you will want to review the following tips and adhere to any instructions given to you by your health care professional. Lower the Amount of Trans Fat You Consume While it may be difficult to completely ban trans fat from your diet, since it may be in a lot of the foods you enjoy eating, you can certainly at least cut back on how much of it you eat.

30 November 2016

Crow's Feet? Talk To Your Dermatologist About Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

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Do the lines to the outside of your eyes have you grimacing every time you look in the mirror? These fine lines, known as crow’s feet, are often one of the first signs of aging to show up in the facial skin. They start to appear as your aging skin loses collagen, which causes it to become less elastic and a bit saggy. Thankfully, there is a treatment than can get rid of those crow’s feet for 6 to 12 months at a time: hyaluronic acid filler injections.

10 November 2016

Tips For Safe Antibiotic Eye Drop Use Post Eye Surgery

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If you are going to have Lasik or other eye surgery tomorrow, then it is vital that you understand how to safely use your antibiotic eye drops to prevent an infection from forming in your eye's tissue. Since eye infections after surgery can be especially hard to treat and a serious danger to your eyesight, prevention is key. To this end, here are some time-tested tips to help you use your medicated eye drops safely:

11 October 2016

Tips To Help Women With Breast Cancer Become Emotionally Prepared For Surgery

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For women that have been diagnosed with breast cancer, dealing with only the realization of having cancer can be emotionally devastating. When you also factor in having a radical mastectomy, the emotional impact can become overwhelming. Taking steps to become emotionally stronger and prepared for fighting breast cancer by having radical mastectomy surgery is not easy. Follow these tips for helping you prepare for the surgery that could save your life.

7 October 2016

3 Things To Expect After Your Colonoscopy

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If you are going into a clinic like Lincoln Surgical Group PC for a colonoscopy, you will be given a great deal of information on what you should do and what you should expect before your colonoscopy. However, often what happens after the procedure may not be covered as well, even though it is very important to know what to expect afterwards. This article will discuss 3 things to expect after your colonoscopy.

7 October 2016

Getting Older And Worried About Your Hearing? 3 Surprising Things That Can Cause Hearing Loss

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One out of three people that are 65 years or older have hearing loss. If you are over 65 or getting close to it, you may be surprised at some things that can cause this problem to happen. Below are three things you should be aware of so you can help prevent hearing loss from happening to you. Drying Your Hair You may dry your hair every day or a few times per week, but you should know that it can actually cause problems with your hearing.

23 September 2016

COPD Is Not Just A Smoker's Disease

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease commonly referred to as the smoker's disease. However, there are instances where a person can be diagnosed with COPD even though he/she has not smoked a cigarette a day in his/her life. Statistically, 80 to 90 percent of people with COPD did smoke at some point in time in their life. However, that leaves 10 to 20 percent of COPD patients who didn't.

2 September 2016

5 Mistakes To Avoid With Contact Lenses

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There are several benefits to choosing contact lenses instead of glasses. They not only make you feel more confident about your appearance, but they also offer convenience and can be worn while playing sports. However, if you do not wear your contacts properly, it can lead to infections and other issues. Handle your contacts with care and follow your eye doctor's instructions to avoid any problems. Here are five common mistakes to avoid with contact lenses.

29 August 2016