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Jacob Schlottke: Dying With Dignity & Love

Jacob Schlottke: Dying With Dignity & Love

Death is a part of life. Death is not forgiving. Death provides no time when it comes. But death can come with dignity and love. This past week I was saddened, but honored to be present when my son-in-law, Jacob Schlottke, passed away in his home and move on to meet his maker. Jacob died...

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Postpartum Depression: 9 Steps To Help Cure

Postpartum Depression: 9 Steps To Help Cure

Postpartum depression is real and can result in serious consequences if not addressed soon after the symptoms begin.  The birth of a baby can shake the body into a series of emotional changes that are, for the most part, hormonal in nature.  Many mothers who experience this kind of depression often see it as a weakness...

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School Nurse Recommendations For Swine Flu or H1N1

School nurses across the nation have been recommending the following parenting guides in combating the swine flu, H1N1 and seasonal flu.  These recommendations come from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). On September 17, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced a new recommendation calling for a lengthier exclusion from school for students who are...

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Obesity In The United States: Review of CDC Research

During the past 24 years the United States has witnessed a dramatic growth in obesity. The  Center of Disease Control (CDC) slides presented in this article illustrates this growth by mapping the increased prevalence of obesity for each state in the U.S.  Has USA Obesity Rates Reach Epidemic Proportions?  58 Million Overweight; 40 Million Obese; 3 Million morbidly Obese...

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Treatment For Eating Disorders

According to the Alliance for Eating Disorder Awareness, over 50,000 individual will die from and eating disorder.  Eating Disorders, the Journal of Treatment and Prevention poses that as many as 80 percent of all women exhibit some signs of an eating disorder at some stage in their life.  An estimated 19 to 30 percent of...

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Types of Eating Disorders

There are three types of eating disorders recognized and treated by medical professionals.  The three eating disorders include: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS). There are numerous themes that are similar across the spectrum of these three eating disorders.  They include: Dieting & Change in Dieting Patterns Weight Concerns Anxiety...

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What Causes Eating Disorders?

Specific Causes of Eating Disorders Over 8 million Americans have been diagnosed with an eating disorder.  Of all the mental illnesses, eating disorders have the highest mortality (death) rate.  So, what causes this disease?   Eating disorders do occur for a reason.  The three main reason are presented below.    Biological Reasons for Eating Disorders  Genetics  Physical Body...

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New Autism Cure

Autism Treatment Success Leo Lytel was diagnosed with autism during his toddler years.  By age 9, he had overcome this complex and frustrating disorder.  Although skepticism exist, University of Connecticut professor, Deborah Fien, claims it’s real!  Leo Lytel was part of a study with twenty other children and is now being viewed as part of the 10%...

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Swine Flu H1N1

The “Swine Flu,” also called H1N1, has been getting a lot of media attention.  In some areas of the United States, people have responded to information provided similar to that of Y2K.  Remember that?  All computer clocks around the world were not going to work; rendering all computers in cars, businesses and homes inoperable… “The...

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Teen Pregnancy: What Parents Need To Know

Each year in the United States, approximately 750,000 teenage girls become pregnant.  This alarming trend has caused concerned parents to ask questions and become educated on the facts that surround teenage pregnancy and how these facts can influence change in teen behavior for males and females.  In 2006, the Guttmacher Institute provided an update on...

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