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December, 2013

  • 24 December

    Happy Job, Happy Home

    Americans spend more time at work than people in any other country. We work longer hours, are allowed less vacation time, and are often underpaid for our efforts. We are a society of workaholics, and too often, our families suffer as a result. What if we were really happy at …

  • 23 December

    What Should I do if I Cannot Breastfeed?

    If you are unable to breastfeed, it is definitely a good idea to look into milk sharing options, especially if there is a local organization nearby that is properly equipped to test each donor’s milk. However, it is also important to look into alternative options for providing your infant the …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 3 December

    Dealing with Disease: Optimism after Diagnosis

    One of the most discouraging things you never hope to hear is your doctor telling you that you have an illness or medical condition. Depending on the circumstances and the severity of the diagnosis, this type of news can be devastating and turn your world upside down. There is hope …

November, 2013

  • 3 November

    Defective Implants: Critical Signs and Symptoms

    Whenever we choose to have something implanted into our body, whether it is out of medical necessity, as in hip or knee replacement surgeries, or for enhancement, as in breast implants, we run the risk of infection and other complications. Making sure the materials used for anything implanted in the …