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3 Signs Your Friend Has A Drinking Problem

There’s nothing better than having a glass of something strong to relax you on a Friday night. It’s harmless, right? Maybe so, but it can lead to something much worse. Alcoholism is a harmful, dangerous disease. If you suspect one of your friends is going down that path, it’s crucial you act fast to stop the spiraling. Before you can act, you need to be sure your suspicions are right. Don’t fall out with your friend by jumping to the wrong conclusions. Some people drink more than others, and it can be hard to detect when there’s a problem. Here are some signs you should look out for if you’re worried that your friend might have a drinking problem.

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Power Action To Get You Healthier In 2017

Being healthier is a priority for many people, especially when the New Year rolls around. However, doing so takes time, effort, and determination...not to mention, a solid plan. How about it? Are you ready to change your life for the better? No matter where you are in your present health, consider lifestyle changes by making New Year goals and seeing January as the ultimate fresh start. With that in mind, here are some power actions to get you healthier in 2017.

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5 Health Conditions Women Need To Talk About

Unfortunately, men and women aren’t created equally in a biological sense. And, as a result, there are some health conditions that affect women more than men. But, surprisingly, we women rarely speak to each other about these serious conditions. That all needs to change. By talking to each other about our health, we raise awareness. And then more and more women will know to get important tests and checkups, so they can catch potentially dangerous conditions early. So, which health conditions are women at most risk for? Here are some of the main ones.

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Getting And Staying Fit On The Job

We all know that we should be doing what we can to stay fit and healthy. Unfortunately, just knowing it doesn't always get the job done. The problem is that most people are struggling with finding the time to be active, regardless of what their current fitness level is. With 40+ hour work weeks, kids, homes to clean, and other activities to engage in, we need some creative ideas for keeping our muscles toned and our hearts healthy. All of us, whether we are bosses, workers, or own our own businesses need to pay attention to the state of our health. And, if we can do that while we are working, think about how much better it is for our mental state, too.

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Dangerous Occupational Illnesses To Watch Out For

When you are at work, you expect to be safe, right? Your employers should be attentive to potential dangers lurking in and around the workplace, but you must be proactive, too. That means being aware of how you feel, your surroundings and the general environment. Using safety equipment and wearing protective clothing can help protect you from unforeseen environmental dangers. It is also important that you discuss any concerns with your employer when they arise. Together, you should be able to create a workplace and schedule to ensure your safety. Here are some common but completely avoidable workplace illnesses and conditions.

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3 Important Reasons To Take Care Of Your Smile Today!

A nice smile is consistently voted as one of the most attractive features to have by both genders. A natural, bright smile signifies beauty, health, and youth. Getting and keeping that kind of smile takes some work and regular care. Here are some of the reasons why you should take care of your smile today!

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Waging War On Unwanted Fat

Many of us have struggled with unwanted weight or stubborn fat. We’re all different, so where the weight sits will be different for everyone. Some struggle with their tummy regions while others find the excess sits on the thighs. Where it goes can’t be helped. But there are many different ways to battle the excess fat. Finding the right method for you could be a challenge. Here are some of the most popular options to reduce weight and sculpt your body:

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Moving Forward After A Bike Injury

Getting back on your bike after you’ve been injured is an incredible feeling. After weeks, months or even years of recovery, you finally feel able to reignite your passion. Your first ride back will be an undoubtedly momentous occasion and one you’ve looked forward to throughout your recovery. But it needs to be handled with care and in the safest possible way. To do this and to enjoy your first ride back to it’s fullest, read through the following tips.

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Take Care Of Your Body With These 4 Life-Changing Tips

Taking care of your body is one of the most important things you will ever do in this life. A lifestyle of health, that so many think is unattainable, isn't elusive and difficult at all...it just takes some determination. The determination to live longer, to enjoy life, to feel the life energy you were meant to have...every day of your life! We each have this opportunity to find this place that brings joy or we can let it slip away into an abyss of illness, pain, and despair. The contrast really can be that severe...I know because I've lived it. Here are some of my tips for finding and staying in that place of health and wellness.

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Why Bandanas Are So Much More Than A Fashion Statement

According to InStyle, bandanas are one of the hottest fashion statements of the year. We’re seeing them used to push back hair and as summer neck scarfs. They’re even showing up as face masks. So what’s the deal here? It turns out that bandanas have a whole host of practical uses that many of us may not be aware of. And now that the celebs have gotten in on the action, it’s shifted the whole trend into high gear. Recently, Hailey Baldwin, Cody Simpson, and Chiara Ferragni have all been spotted wearing them. All, of course, in different guises.

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Is My Job Causing Health Problems?

We spend much of our time doing work. Whether that is from home, in an office or outdoors. But what happens if our job starts affecting our health? Job-related hazards and even the environment in which we work can cause a variety of health problems. And, unfortunately, most people don't even know they are at risk for injury or other health issues. Here are some of the most common trouble areas and how you can help prevent health problems before they arise.

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Getting Older

Ahhh...the aging process. It's happening. And, it's happening for us all whether we like it or not. Unfortunately, some women panic and make bad decisions that have a negative impact on their lives, while others choose to lay down and give up on many of the things they embraced in their youth. But the aging process doesn't have to be bad. Instead, embrace it! Find what helps you to be yourself and live the most rebellicious life you can! Here are my best dos and don’ts of getting older!

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5 Things Your Teen Daughter May Wish She Could Change

Girls can obsess about many different things, especially between the ages of 13 and 17. The hair, the clothes, the voice, the body...on and on they can go! Though most of these types of obsessions are normal and soon pass, some can lead to insecurity and low self-esteem. The fact is, most girls, including your teen daughter, have something they would change about themselves if given the opportunity. And, there is nothing wrong with that; however, it's important to help our daughters to understand the beauty of being themselves and owning who they are inside and out. Here are some of the most common things that your teen may be wishing she could change about herself.

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8 Life-Changing Reasons To Get Active Today

Movement is an important part of our overall health and wellness...even more than that, it's imperative to humanity itself! Our bodies are designed to get active and stay that way from birth to death for everything from survival to pleasure. It's when we stop being who we are as humans and become inactive that we interrupt the very essence of our physical existence. We've managed to turn something that should be considered as important as breathing into something that is despised and avoided by many. But, one thing that is true: you can always start today by moving more than you did yesterday. I've compiled 8 reasons to get active and stay active. I hope you find them motivating to at least give your body a chance to do and be what it is meant to.

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Healthful Tips For 3 Common Age-Related Ailments

Aging is inevitable. Fortunately, most of us get wiser as we age, but a not so pleasant side effect of the process can be deteriorating health. Personally, I don't believe that we have to completely fall prey to the disease process if we pay attention and get the knowledge we need to care for our bodies properly. That said, it is your choice to float aimlessly into your old age or maintain a healthy body and mind. Here are some common health problems that many encounter in old age and some tips to help prevent them, as well as how to cope with such issues should they arise.

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