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Stick Your Tongue Out for a Quick Health Check

The human tongue is a muscular organ covered in pink tissue known as mucosa. On the surface there are tiny bumps called papillae, which give your tongue its rough texture. The surface is also covered with taste buds that connect to nerves running to your brain. You can tell a …

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Elevations Health Center Treats Men and Women

Elevations Health Center Treats Men and Women Addiction is quite a challenge: Yet, if you have drug or alcohol issues, you shouldn’t feel ashamed. You didn’t take your first drink with the idea of becoming an alcoholic. Many addicts feel too ashamed or embarrassed to seek help for their disease. If …

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Fight heart diseases: 5 powerful foods

Written by Loic Cobbina A heart disease may occur when we repeatedly eat foods that are not healthy for the body such as those that contain too much bad cholesterol. Foods with too much sugar lead to diabetes, which in turns affects the functioning of the heart. The good news is that …

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Reflections on Psychological Abuse in Childhood

It happened because both of my parents were abused as children. It happened because they were young, incompatible and immature. It happened because they both had undiagnosed mental health problems about which they were both in a chronic state of denial. It happened because they had two small children, one …

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When and Why Should My Child Wear Ear Protection?

We do everything we can to protect our children and teach them good, healthy habits. Our repertoire includes “put on sunscreen”, “wear a helmet”, “buckle your seatbelt”, “go to bed early”, “brush your teeth”. But there is one area that many parents overlook: ears. Why is child ear protection important? …

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5 Steps to better heart health

How to Revamp Your Day for Better Heart Health   Concerned about your heart health and what you can do to protect yourself from cardiovascular diseases? We hear you. Looking at US heart disease statistics is enough to get anyone searching for ways to reduce their exposure to this risk. …

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