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About Prescription Diet Pills

Many people believe that approval by a Food and Drug Administration means that a diet pill is safe and effective. That is not necessarily true. Most prescription diet pills are controlled...

Stay Sane When You Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is hard. No matter how strong a resolve you have and how determined you are, there are still moments when you may wish dearly for a cigarette and many people say that they find it...

Herbal Treatments for Psoriasis

Psoriasis affects an estimated 2 to 4 percent of us, and causes scaly, red patches on various areas of the body. The patches of psoriasis occur most frequently on the scalp, back, elbows, knees,...

The Causes and Symptoms of a Cold Sore and How Best to Treat One

Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. Most people are usually infected with the virus at a young age when they're kissed by someone who has a cold sore. After the first infection,...

Fat Burning Foods

It is possible to lose weight easily without the need to go without your favorite treats. The secret is to add fat burning foods to your daily meals. These are foods that actively promote weight...

Low Carbohydrate Diets - Why They Fail

There are many weight loss plans available that will require dieters to ensure the total elimination carbohydrates from their diet. While some dieters may claim these are the best weight loss...

When a Loved One Has Cancer

Learning that a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer can be one of the most devastating things that a family can face. It is easy to feel helpless when this happens, and it is often hard to...

6 Things Women Should Know during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting stage where a woman undertakes a great responsibility to care for a new life that grows inside her. The ability to bring about the best for her child is greatly influenced...

Investigating Fast Food

We all sometimes give in to the temptation that fast food presents: a delicious, inexpensive meal with no work involved. We know that most fast food can cause weight gain and is loaded with...

Mindfulness, what is it and how can it help you?

You've probably read a lot about mindfulnes and being mindful, but what exactly is it and how can it help you better your life? I'm no expert, but I'd love to share my experiences and what I've...

Childhood Obesity - A Weighty Matter

Mrs. Goodson, your son is 18 kilos. overweight. I stared at my pediatrician in horror as she told me this. I felt that I had failed him as a parent. Timothy was only 6 years old and weighed...

How To Child Proof Your Home

When a child enters your life, there are so many things to think about and so many decisions to be made that childproofing often falls through the cracks. But, childproofing is important to save...

How to Eat Your Way to a Younger You

We live in a society that reveres youth, which is why those who can afford it are often willing to go to extreme lengths to defy their real age and look forever twenty. Of course, we cannot all...

Side Effects of Quitting Smoking

It is perfectly normal for someone who is quitting smoking to experience a variety of odd physical, mental, and emotional symptoms during this time period. This is especially true during the first...

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