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Stopping Smoking: How to Improve your Odds

Though the number of smokers has decreased over the years, smoking still represents the number one cause of preventable mortality in America. So why is it so difficult for many smokers to kick the habit? Turns out that 70 percent of smokers say they want to quit. More than 40 percent actually try to quite each […]

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Oh Baby! – Why Prenatal Care is So Important

I remember how exciting it was when I had my very first OB appointment; even scheduling the appointment left me feeling ecstatic.  For me, calling the doctor’s office and saying out loud, “I’m pregnant” to someone other than my husband somehow made it more real. However, pre-natal care is so much more than a reality […]

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Sticking to Diet as a Diabetic

There have been many, many times in my life where I had to refuse food because, “I have to stick to my diet.”  What I found was when I would completely omit foods from my diet I would eventually give in.  And I don’t mean give in like have a little treat, I mean give […]

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Oh my Aching Back….and Neck….and Legs

You know that feeling when you turn your head too quickly and you hear a pop! along with excruciating pain?  It’s annoying to deal with but eventually the pain subsides and you can continue with your normal day. But what happens if the pain doesn’t go away? Do you experience pain in your legs, back […]

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Quench Your Thirst

Being a new mom I find myself constantly on the Internet researching things about my baby. How much should he weigh? When should he start sitting up? When will his midnight roaring subside? When will I get a full night’s rest? The last question I’m beginning to think may be never! With the weather reaching […]

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