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What you need to know about Lead Poisoning

By JustMommies staff

It’s the goal of The CDC to eliminate all elevated blood lead levels in children by 2010. Much information has been given out in regards to lead based paint, but few parents actually realize the threat that exists with lead in their environmentLead is a heavy metal that is easy to work with. Its popularity
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"Turn on" to Healthy Habits: Turn Emotional Resistance into Effective Motivation

By JustMommies staff

Do you think that you should change your unhealthy habits but don’t feel like it? So how will you break your unhealthy habits, when you feel that way? And what are the weakest links for you (and your family members)? The “drug-free” solution is so simple. “Turn on” to healthy habits and be
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Top Ten Dermatological Mistakes Of Women Over 35

By JustMommies staff

Dr. John Anders of Anders Medical Corp. has compiled what he considers to be the top ten oversights women over the age of thirty-five routinely make in regard to maintaining the health of their skin, hair, and nails. 1. Too much sun exposure. Minimal, unprotected exposure to the sun consisting of 10-15
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Top Ten Dental Health Mistakes Of Women Over 35

By JustMommies staff

According to Dr. Peter Urbanik at Brookview Dental in Sylvania, Ohio, women over the age of thirty-five can make similar missteps in caring for their dental health. Dr. Urbanik cites the following list of mistakes as those he routinely sees during the course of his practice1. Infrequent check-ups. Twice
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The Vaccination Debate: Pros and Cons of Vaccinations

By JustMommies staff

You may have noticed lately the topic of routine childhood vaccines once again gaining a lot of media attention. Most parents of this generation never had to experience what life was like before vaccines were used. Public health officials credit the mandating of mass vaccination to the almost extinct
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The Four Pillars of Health

By JustMommies staff

By Dr. Thomas O. Goode Optimal health involves nurturing all facets of your life. This includes your physical, mental, and spiritual health. These components are woven into the fiber of your being and your well being. Neglecting one causes problems in another. Conditions such as heart disease can trigger
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Taking Care of Pierced Ears

By JustMommies staff

If you choose to have your child’s ears pierced, it is important to know that most infections are caused by poor after care. It’s also important to understand that it’s a permanent choice for your child. You can have your child’s ears pierced at any age but the younger the child, the harder it
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Rest/Work: Finding that Chronically Illusive Space of Healthy Balance

By JustMommies staff

"Anxiety is a knot of both emotions and physiology," says Dr. Marcelle Pick, OB/GYN NP, and for many women, especially those high-achieving "all-together" ones this generalized feeling of anxiety is so commonplace they often don't even recognize its existenceWhile it is natural to feel a racing pulse
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The Facts About Vaccinations

By JustMommies staff

Before vaccines were created, the only way for the body to build up immunity to certain diseases was to actually be exposed to them. If a person survived the disease, their body’s immune system created anti-bodies that protected them from future exposure. This was a very unpleasant experience, as many
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Quitting Smoking: Tips to Help You Kick the Habit

By JustMommies staff

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, it means you’re interested in learning how to quit smoking. I won’t lie to you, it probably won’t be easy, but reading about and understanding the quitting process is your first stepChances are this isn’t the first article you’ve come across that talks
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