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December, 2013

  • 23 December

    Breastfeeding: Safer Alternatives To Milk Sharing

    It is common knowledge that breast milk is more nutritious than formula, and this has led to a recent surge in the number of U.S. mothers who breastfeed their babies. Unfortunately, not every mother has the opportunity to provide her own breast milk to her child. For example, Courtney Helms …

  • 22 December

    4 Tips to Handling Stress Following a Car Accident

    Did you know that stress could cause negative effects to your body, brain and behavior? Headaches, sleeplessness, upset stomach, irritability, and alcohol abuse are some common signs of being stressed out. We all deal with the stresses of every day life, but adding an unforeseen car accident into the mix …

  • 21 December

    Healthy Ways to Help your Child Rebound after an Accident

    For some children, riding the school bus for the first time is an adventure. For others, it is an intimidating experience. As the years go by, children adapt, and riding the bus to and from school just becomes part of their day. But, if your child happens to be riding …

  • 20 December

    New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

    Did you know that only about three percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions actually follow through? Every year, millions of people vow to lose weight, eat healthier, give up caffeine, drink less alcohol, and exercise more often. So, why is it so hard to follow through and make …

  • 20 December

    Is Wal-Mart Liable in Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    Both the manager of a Wal-Mart and an employee are moving to dismiss the complaint from a customer who tripped and fell while shopping in the store. Joseph Govero claimed he tripped over a floor mat and injured his knee, neck, and back. He filed a lawsuit against the large …

  • 17 December

    Under Arrest Alcohol: 5 Life-Altering Effects to our Health

    Alcohol, like all things, when enjoyed in moderation, usually does not produce undesirable side effects. In fact, a glass of wine or a pint of beer a day has been proven to actually be beneficial to the health of many adults. But, when alcohol consumption in excess becomes a regular …

  • 17 December

    Father’s Diet May Influence Health of Children

    Years of extensive research have shown that a mother’s lifestyle, health and diet can seriously influence her baby’s development in the womb. More recently, new research is indicating that the father’s nutrition and dietary habits may also play a role before conception. A study by a team of Canadian reproduction …

  • 17 December

    Alcohol: 5 Life-Altering Effects to our Health

    Alcohol, like all things, when enjoyed in moderation, usually does not produce undesirable side effects. In fact, a glass of wine or a pint of beer a day has been proven to actually be beneficial to the health of many adults. But, when alcohol consumption in excess becomes a regular …

  • 16 December

    Never Too Late to Start Exercising

    A recent study in London indicated that regular physical activity helps people age in a healthier way. This is true for people who exercise steadily as well as those who didn’t develop a healthy exercise program until much later in life. The researchers examined 3,454 seniors over an eight-year period …

  • 9 December

    Ways to Survive Loss Due to Negligence

    When unexpected tragedy affects your family as a result of losing a loved one, the road ahead will not be easy. Undoubtedly, you will feel the gamut of emotions from anger and frustration to complete sadness and despair. These feelings may be intensified by the circumstances of your loved one’s …