The Heinous Truth Behind Smokeless Tobacco

November 10, 2014

smltco“Suspended! You’ve got to be kidding! You can’t suspend me for a week now. I need all the help I can get to get through chemistry. And the dean says if I’m caught again, I won’t be able to play baseball in the spring.” Tony was furious.

“It’s not like I did anything very serious,” complained Tony later to some friends. “I had a can of smokeless tocacco in my pocket, and somebody saw me take some as I left the school. That doesn’t hurt anyone. What’s …

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What Are The Best Skin Tag Removal Treatments To Use?

November 7, 2014

The good news about having skin tags is that you do not have to deal with them forever. You can definitely get rid of skin tags using the best skin tag removal treatments. The fastest method to remove skin tags is using surgical procedures. This is considered the best skin tag removal treatment because it only takes one session for you to kiss skin tags goodbye. Some of the most popular treatments are cryosurgery, excision and cauterization.

Skin tag free skin isn't easy for some.

Skin tag free skin isn’t easy for some.

Cryosurgery also …

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Genetically Engineered Foods – Nowhere To Run From Them

November 3, 2014

Are you ready for genetically engineered foods?

Doesn’t sound appetizing, does it?

fngfBut what if it means getting a tomato that tastes vine-ripened, with all the great flavor of fresh-picked fruit? Or potatoes that absorb less fat and make healthier and tastier potato chips? Or more nutritious peas, squash, beets, cantaloupes, cherries, radishes, and on and on?

All this is expected to result from a new technique known variously as gene-splicing, recombinant DNA, or genetic engineering. DNA is the genetic material that controls all the …

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Fast Food – Not As Bad As We Think??

October 24, 2014

ffasIt’s hard to beat fast food for speed and taste, but as far as nutrition goes…well, most of us try not to think about it when we’re feasting on french fries, shakes, and double cheeseburgers. But when eating in fast-food restaurants becomes more than a once-in-a-while treat, it’s time to rethink your fast-food choices.

Fast-Food Nutrition

Fast food are not bad. All food, including fast food, has nutrients your body needs. Nutritionally, however, fast-food meals generally come up short in the vitamin and minreal departments, while …

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Birth Control Options Are Always There

October 8, 2014

bcoatFor almost all teens, deciding whether or not to become sexually active is one of the first major decisions they control. Legally and morally, no one should be forced to have sex. Emotionally, it should be a shared decision between equals, mature enough to know and accept the consequences.

Making decisions about birth control is difficult. But asking the questions honestly about what you want and need, and what is best for you, can help you make the safest and healthiest decision.

Take your time and think …

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Dealing With Schizophrenia Is Difficult At Best

September 29, 2014

szpnaI just can’t understand Dan. One day he’s nice, and the next he totally ignores me. It’s like he’s got a split personality, like he’s schizo or something.”

One person acting in totally opposite ways is what most of us imagine when we think of schizophrenia. But, in reality, schizophrenia is very different from these Dr. Jekyll-and-Mr. Hyde conceptions. Here is what some persons with schizophrenia have reported about their experiences:

“I started to play checkers but could not go on. I was too much absorbed …

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Mollie Katzen: Vegetarianism’s First Major Icon

September 19, 2014

vhhWhat do cookbook authors like best about their jobs, next to cooking and eating, that is? The Frugal Gourmet (also known as Jeff Smith) might tell you it’s the stories from the countries where his recipes originate. For Julia Child, it’s probably a rich French sauce. But Mollie Katzen, author of the Moosewood Cookbook and one of the pioneers of the vegetarian cooking movement, without a doubt, never met a vegetable she didn’t like.

Katzen will never forget her first foray into fresh vegetables.

“I hadn’t tasted …

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