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It’s a New School Year! Learning to Grow with ADHD

It’s a New School Year! Learning to Grow with ADHD

It’s hard to believe that the new school year will be here before we know it! And for some ADD/ADHD kids and their parents, this time can often be associated with anxiety and stress. But setting up some reasonable goals now for the upcoming school year can set the tone …

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Your Personal Marathon

Marathon running is a sport that began in 1896 at the first modern Olympics held in Athens, Greece. Today, marathon road racing is big business. The Boston Marathon attracts about 20,000 participants. The New York City Marathon is twice as large, with more than 40,000 runners. Successful marathoners train for …

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Minimize Risk to Maximize Business Potential

Minimize Risk to Maximize Business Potential

Provided By:  Stephen Sharpe, Northwestern Mutual “Risky Business” takes on a new meaning to the entrepreneur who excitedly opens the doors, real or virtual, for business on that first day and awaits customers. As any entrepreneur knows, one can work hard, create a good product and maintain good business relationships …

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Bugs

Bugs

Bugs, bugs, bugs, everywhere there are bugs. Lice, scabies, ticks, and mosquitos all infect humans in unique ways. Lice or Pediculosis Capitis is responsible for millions of infections yearly in the United States. Lice are approximately 3 mm in length, wingless, unable to fly or jump, spread in times of …

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Tips for Getting Your Aging Parents to Accept Help at Home

Getting Your Aging Parents to Accept Help at Home

By Denise Pott, LCSW – Assistance Home Care Unfortunately, many older adults refuse to have help in the home, even when it is desperately needed. Some seniors are vehement or downright belligerent in their refusal. Often they fear a loss of independence, and most are concerned about the cost of …

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What’s the Problem with Stress?

What’s the Problem with Stress?

We live in stressful times. The economy is tough, global conflicts rage, severe weather events are affecting people in every corner of the globe, and our numerous technological devices don’t seem to be making things any easier. Of course, this is nothing new. Every generation thinks theirs is the best …

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Prescription Pain Medication in the Elderly

Prescription Pain Medication in the Elderly

Missourians 65 years of age or older make up only 13% of the population, yet they consume approximately 33% of all prescription drugs. Why are seniors more at risk? Seniors are at risk for falls, broken bones, aches, pains, anxiety, and slowing bodily functioning, and too often, the solution is …

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Hormone Imbalances are a Pain in the Neck

Nearly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, with more than 26 million between the ages of 20 and 64 reporting frequent low back pain (the most common location). There can be many reasons to pain including injury, infection, arthritis, nerve damage etc. although there is typically an underlying inflammatory …

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Rising Ever Upward

Rising Ever Upward By Justine Brooks Froelker

My alarm goes off at 4:14 am. I am one of those people, it must be set on a 4. Just one of my things I suppose. Admit it, you have at least one of those too. I do the affirmations of my morning routine despite it being so early …

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