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  • Delayed Readers And Vision: Understanding Eye Tracking Issues

    Delayed reading can be frustrating for a child and frightening for the parents. There can be many reasons for delayed reading, but one often overlooked cause is eye tracking issues. Children with tracking issues cannot focus their eyes properly on the words, which can make reading difficult or even impossible. Fortunately, the condition is usually repairable with vision therapy. The following signs are what you need to look for if you suspect a tracking problem in your child.
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  • Making Sense of Cholesterol and Heart Disease

    How bad is bad cholesterol and why does your body still need it? Why is too much good cholesterol bad for you? Understanding cholesterol, why your body needs it and why it can kill you, can be confusing. It's all about balance. Here is how cholesterol contributes to your health and heart disease. How Your Body Gets and Uses Cholesterol Your body uses cholesterol in your cell walls to produce vitamin D and various hormones.
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  • Aging Hands: Turn Back The Clock

    When a person thinks about aging, they think about wrinkles and crow's feet around their eyes. However, aging can easily occur in other places on the body as well – in particular, your hands. Read on to learn more about why and how your hands age and what you can do about it. Understanding Why Your Hands Age Most people realize the importance of protecting their face from the sun so that it doesn't get burned by UV rays, which can cause premature aging.
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  • Natural Acne Treatment Options: What You Should Know

    When you suffer from acne, you are looking for any and every possible solution to remove the blemishes from your face. While you may have tried several medicated treatments, either prescription or over-the-counter varieties, you just have not found the right type of treatment for your acne problem. And using all of those chemicals and medications on your skin has left it feeling dry and uncomfortable though still covered in blemishes.
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  • 4 Common Menopause Myths Debunked

    Most people understand that menopause causes some hormonal changes, hot flashes and other symptoms. Unfortunately, many people have also mistakenly come to believe some of the many myths that circulate about the process as well. Here's a look at four of the most common myths that circulate about menopause and the truth behind them. Menopause Causes Weight Gain Many people believe that the hormone changes that occur during menopause cause you to pack on the pounds around your midsection.
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  • What'd You Say?! Surprising Answers To Hearing Aid Questions

    With so much information readily available online, it is fairly easy to assume you are educated about anything. This is especially true when it comes to hearing loss and the various types of hearing aids and devices that you can get. Unfortunately, what you think is factual may not always be the truth. There are a lot of misleading answers you can encounter when searching for information on the Internet. Here are a few surprising answers to some of the most frequently asked questions concerning hearing aids.
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  • Weight Loss Tips To Help You Reach Your Goal

    Losing weight can be difficult, especially as you age. Trying to fit exercise into your busy schedule, and healthy eating while on the go can be hard at times. The longer you allow your body to put on excess weight, the harder it will be to take it off and to change those bad habits to which you've become accustomed. See below for some weight loss tips to help you reach your goals.
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  • Treating Seborrheic Dermatitis Naturally

    If you've noticed that your skin is repeatedly breaking out with red, itchy and scaly patches, you might have seborrheic dermatitis. This irritating skin condition is non-contagious, but can have frequent flare-ups that generally can only be treated with harsh topical steroids. However, there is a natural substance that has been shown to be helpful by both individual seborrheic dermatitis sufferers and in scientific studies: raw honey. Read on to learn more about the condition and learn what you can do to naturally heal it without harming your skin.
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  • What Is A Knee Ligament Repair?

    If you are experiencing pain around your knee area, it might be due to the ligaments. Ligaments are bands of elastic tissue that is around the joints in order to limit the joint's movements. There are multiple ligaments around your knee, any of which can cause you problems. If the ligaments are damaged, you may need to get a procedure called a knee ligament repair. This will improve mobility and reduce the discomfort you are experiencing.
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  • A Look At Common Myths About Baby Teeth

    If you're like most adults, you probably don't remember what it was like to have baby teeth in your mouth rather than your sturdier, There are a lot of myths surrounding these baby teeth, including the myth that it's not important to take care of baby teeth since they fall out anyways. However, decaying baby teeth may fall out prematurely, leading to abnormalities in the way the adult teeth erupt. Here's a look at four other myths about those little chompers.
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