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Learn the Real Dangers of Poor Sleep

By JustMommies staff

By Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRSwww.losethebackpain.com Ah…a good night’s sleep. We all want to get in the recommended 7-8 hours, yet according to the National Sleep Foundation, almost one-third of Americans sleep 6.5 hours or less each night. So, not only are we walking around in a bad mood, eyes half
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Kids and Caffeine

By JustMommies staff

Once upon a time – not that very long ago, actually – it was almost unheard of for children to drink coffee. Nowadays, it’s common practice for teens to go for coffee after school – and even more common for them to gulp down cans of high-caffeine soda and energy drinks, many specifically marketed
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Insomnia – What to do when you’re having trouble sleeping

By JustMommies staff

Most adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night. Demanding lifestyles – especially for women with children – often make this impossible, but it’s important to make the proverbial good night’s sleep a priority. It’s normal for everyone to have trouble sleeping once in a while –
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Happiness: Mere Happenstance or Deliberate Choice?

By JustMommies staff

"We cannot choose to be born, and we cannot opt out of death. Birth and death are constants for all people. But we can choose how to live." David D. Ireland, PH. D. In his book, "Secrets of a Satisfying Life," Dr. David D. Ireland looks closely at statistical evidence that reveals the lifestyle choices
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Flu Shot

By JustMommies staff

The Influenza ‘season’ generally starts mid-November and can last well into the month of May. Experts advise the best time to receive a flu vaccination is October or November. Each flu vaccine contains three dead influenza viruses which change from year to year based on the forecasted strain. Scientists
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Curing Insomnia Naturally with Sleep Machines and Other Techniques

By JustMommies staff

By Christine Harrell As our world becomes increasingly more stressful, a growing number of people are suffering from the turmoil of insomnia. Studies from the National Sleep Foundation lead researchers to believe that the majority of those suffering from this very real problem result from hectic, stressful
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Curative Downtime:Restorative Measures to Enhance the Healing Process

By JustMommies staff

*Factor in pain as a partner to eventual physical wholeness. Purpose to view pain as productive...expect it, work with it, and understand its function in your body. *Understand that emotions will fluctuate day-by-day, sometimes hour-by-hour. If you've never undergone surgery before, there is no accurate
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Caffeine: Wonder Drug or Health Drag

By JustMommies staff

Caffeine is one of the most commonly ingested substances in the world. Think about it: could you imagine starting the morning without a cup of coffee? In fact, there’s a good chance you’ve got a cup next to you while you’re reading this. But even if you’re not a coffee drinker, it’s likely
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Breast Self Exam

By JustMommies staff

Breast self exam is one of the most important ways to detect breast cancer early enough for treatment to be effective. Breast cancer kills approximately 40,000 women a year in the United States. All women should know how to perform a breast self examStep One Breast self exam should be done approximately
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Breast Cancer: Risks and Prevention

By JustMommies staff

According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Of those 200,000, approximately 40,000 die annually from breast cancer. Because the chance of cure is greater with early detection, it is important for women to know the risk factors for breast
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