Compulsive Sexual Behavior

October 30, 2012

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Inability to control urges

How much sex is too much? How often is too often? What if sex occupies a majority of your thoughts? Sex is a natural part of human life, but when your need for sex becomes so great it interferes with your work and relationships — and you can’t control your urges even though you want to — you may have a problem.

Win the Chores War!

October 22, 2012

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Do you find yourself the only one that seems to care that the chores get done? Before you fly off the handle, consider these strategies to involve the whole family in home management!

Heart Disease

October 4, 2012

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Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S.A and a cause of much disability and grief to families stricken by the sudden loss of a father or mother. It comes stealthily many times with no warning or with warnings that are unrecognized or ignored.

Free Radical Damage Reduced through Weightlifting

September 30, 2012

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Weightlifting has been touted for its effects on building muscle mass, controlling weight and increasing metabolism, but new research has found that it may help to protect the body from free radicals – by-products of metabolism that contribute to many chronic diseases.

Day Care: Does It Breed Aggressive Children? Part 4

June 22, 2012

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“Point number one is, most of these children with elevated behaviors are doing just fine,” Friedman said. “Their problems weren’t as drastic as they were made out to be. What we found is nothing to worry about.”

Day Care: Does It Breed Aggressive Children? Part 3

June 22, 2012

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Getting Out the Good News
The information from the study that didn’t make the headlines was data that showed children who spent more time in childcare centers (in comparison with home care, nannies and other daycare arrangements) displayed better cognitive and language skills.

Day Care: Does It Breed Aggressive Children? Part 2

June 22, 2012

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The $80 million study began in 1991, when researchers recruited 1,300 newborns from hospitals in 10 U.S. cities. The investigators monitored the subjects from birth to kindergarten. They observed the subjects in childcare, and surveyed teachers and parents using personality tests and checklists.

Day Care: Does It Breed Aggressive Children? Part 1

June 22, 2012

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“Should I stay home with my children, or trust them in the care of someone else?” It’s a question nearly every working mother must face in her lifetime, and quite possibly the toughest to answer.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than half of American mothers with children under the age of one work outside of the home today, forcing them to turn to outside childcare.

The Female System. Part 2

June 1, 2012

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Get to know your own hormones. These incredibly powerful but subtle substances are easily influenced by a number of factors — illness, lifestyle behaviors, stress, and more. Understanding these hormones can potentially increase your conception odds, in addition to helping you feel generally more in control of your own body. A simplified description of the average woman’s monthly hormonal track is provided here by Unipath.

The Female System. Part 1

June 1, 2012

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Whether you’re still trying for Baby #1 or adding to your brood, knowing the basics of reproduction is crucial, particularly if you’re going to see a specialist. Most specialists will make some assumptions about your level of basic knowledge, so it’s good to be ahead of the game before you walk into their office door.