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Conflict Resolution

  Conflict. Many hate conflict, but none can avoid it. It is more often than not that conflict erupts into a big problem when the situation is not handled properly. Hurtful words that sting and leave permanent impacts are said, feelings are hurt, and tears are shed in some extreme cases. The good news…

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Lung Cancer Awareness and Prevention

  According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths and the second most common cancer among men and women in the United States. In keeping with November being lung cancer awareness month, this article will address common causes of lung cancer and how to avoid…

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Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a child as being overweight as having a BMI (Body Mass Index) at or above the 85th percentile but below the 95th percentile, and childhood obesity is defined as having a BMI at or above the 95th percentile. BMI can be calculated by…

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Family Diet

Family Diet Every family is different, and so is the way each family eats. The one commonality is the passing on of family traditions and ways of eating. Some families rely on hunting, fishing, and planting their own foods while others rely on the grocery store for their nourishment needs; however, all families have…

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Pre-pregnancy and Pregnancy Health Tips

Pre-pregnancy and Pregnancy Health Tips   Whether you are planning to have a baby or are currently expecting, it is good to know what steps you can take to protect yourself and the little baby in your dreams. It’s easy to focus on names and nursery decorations, but how to take proper care of…

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Ten Tips to Financial Fitness

Ten Tips to Financial Fitness Financial fitness is a subjective term. For some people, financial fitness refers to a large savings account, others define financial fitness as swiping a debit card without having to worry about over drafting, and others still have different definitions. Some tips are outlined below to help you reach your…

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What’s Your Health IQ?

The world’s concern with overall health and wellness is consistently growing, and the experts on these subjects have taken note of the interest. Technology has made it possible for wellness information to reach anyone wanting to know their Health IQ. The CDC’s Health IQ App and websites like healthiq.com have made it possible to…

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Family Relationships: How to Improve Communication

Communication has changed drastically over time. From cave drawings to books to blogs, communication is forever morphing as technology changes, but a constant is the human need to communicate. From families of two to families of 20, communication is what maintains harmony and unity. In the early stages of marriage, communication is essential as…

What’s in the Air in Your Home?

Overall health and wellness is determined and affected by various factors. Eating right and exercising are top of mind when considering health, but a major factor that should be considered is the air. It is not a decision to breathe; it is a natural state of being that requires no thought or energy.  It…

Family First Aid

Every family, whether there are ten or two members, should have a first aid kit customized to their own specific needs. When creating a first aid kit, it is important to remember that, though it is good to have, the kit does not replace advice from your doctor or any other health care provider….