Health & Wellness

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Helping a Loved One Who Might Have an Eating Disorder

When you suspect that a loved one might be suffering from anorexia, it can be difficult and painful to confront, especially if that person does not realize it is already happening. Your support at this time is crucial, as individuals with body image issues might be ambivalent about letting go of his or her habits …

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Kid’s Play: Outdoor Swing Sets and Backyard Safety Tips

When it comes to kids, everyone becomes a safety officer and shows genuine concern over activities that might endanger them. Parents feel their pain and frailty when they are hurt or encounter an accident when playing. This is why it is important to implement safety measures in play areas, especially if there is an outdoor …

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Everything you should know when experiencing a mouth injury or infection

Most of us see the dentist once or twice a year for a planned general check-up, to fill cavities, polish our teeth and to remove any buildup of plaque. Unfortunately, we cannot predict when dental emergencies might happen, like a broken or fractured tooth or severe pain, and when they do it is critical for …

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4 Common Blunders to Avoid When it Comes to Funeral Pre-Planning

Planning your funeral may sound grim, and some see it as the perfect reason to forego planning it. They say that it makes them feel comfortable since they’re still alive. When you come to think of it, death is a constant, and it only makes sense that you prepare for it while you still can. …

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For a Good Night: Three Things Triggering Your Loved One’s Sundowning

Among the most difficult aspects of caring for an aging loved one is seeing them change moods quickly and having to deal with the agitation. Unfortunately, a lot of caregivers have to face this reality not only when their elderly couldn’t find their glasses or keys, but when nighttime comes — which means on a …

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What Can Disqualify You from Receiving Disability Benefits

Filing for benefits due to a disabling condition can be a difficult process. But it’s sometimes a necessary step to ensure financial stability while you’re recuperating from an accident or illness. According to data, more and more people are filing for disability benefits. The claims and applications that the Social Security Administration is rejecting increases …

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What You Need to Know About Anorexia Nervosa, Obesity, and Heart Health

Weight management is a vital issue for many individuals, but it’s not just about being thin. It is more about managing your lifestyle to lower your risk of developing heart problems. However, losing excess weight along won’t actually reduce that risk. Having healthy weight and a healthy heart comes down to exercising and eating healthy …

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