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White Noise Machines Can Help Everyone Sleep Better

By JustMommies

By Melissa Nathans Whether you have a colicky baby in the house, an active toddler, a hyperactive school age child, a curious teenager, or an adult with insomnia, all of you can receive a peaceful nights sleep with a white noise machine. » Read more

What you need to know about Lead Poisoning

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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 environment » Read more

"Turn on" to Healthy Habits: Turn Emotional Resistance into Effective Motivation

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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)?   » Read more

Top Ten Dermatological Mistakes Of Women Over 35

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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. » Read more

Top Ten Dental Health Mistakes Of Women Over 35

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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 practice » Read more

The Vaccination Debate: Pros and Cons of Vaccinations

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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 instances of the communicable disease vaccines help prevent. So why are routine vaccinations such a hot parenting debate? It would be nearly impossible to include all the information available on vaccines in one article. The following content will cover the basics of the vaccine debate. » Read more

The Four Pillars of Health

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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 depression. Mental malaise can lead to migraines and ulcers and a lack of spirituality may create despondency and apathy that affects you on all levels. » Read more

Taking Care of Pierced Ears

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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 may be to find someone to do it. » Read more

Rest/Work: Finding that Chronically Illusive Space of Healthy Balance

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"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 existence » Read more

The Facts About Vaccinations

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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 of the illnesses vaccines help prevent today are very serious. Most people died or became permanently ill. This is also referred to as natural immunity.   » Read more