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An Overview of Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Amblyopia is a condition in which vision in one of the eyes is reduced because the eye and the brain are not working together properly. Amblyopia is also known as “lazy eye. " The eye affected ..
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Danvers State Lunatic Hospital in Massachusetts History and ..

American state hospitals in the early 1800s until the early 1950s referred to as “the golden age, " were much different than the facilities and state institutions of the 21st century. In the ..
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Living in Massachusetts Towns and Cities - Newton, ..

Newton is known as the Garden City. It is a city located six miles west of Boston and lies within the Boston Basin, which is a tiny structure of the Appalachian Mountain Range. Newton is a diverse ..
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The Public Health Museum in Tewksbury, Massachusetts Tour

This museum is located in the Old Administration Building of Tewksbury Hospital on East Street. It is on the first floor. Visiting hours are: Wednesdays from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. by appointment. ..
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Living in Massachusetts Towns and Cities - Danvers, ..

The town of Danvers is one of the earliest settlements in northeastern Massachusetts. It is bordered by Salem on the southeast, Wenham and Beverly on the east, Topsfield on the north, Middleton on ..
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Sodium - How Much Do You Really Need and Tips on How to Cut ..

Many foods already contain more than enough sodium. The majority that the average U. S.individual eats comes from prepared or processed foods. Limiting salt you add to food is not an effective means ..
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Peanut Butter Can Be Healthy

Some good news for those of us who like peanut butter is that researchers at Harvard University's School of Public Health found eating a half serving (one tablespoon) or a full serving peanuts or ..
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Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right For You?

Hormone replacement therapy is sometimes called estrogen replacement therapy or ERT. This therapy refers to a woman taking supplements like estrogen or estrogen with progesterone. HRT replaces ..
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Musculoskeletal Diseases in Children

Children's muscles and bones have needs that are distinctly different from those in adults. Children must have a recurring source of calcium and vitamin D to support rapid bone growth to avoid ..
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Building Strong Bones to Help Prevent Osteoporosis

A diet high in calcium, vitamin D and daily physical activity helps prevent osteoporosis. Adults should get 30 minutes of daily exercise. Children should get at least 60 minutes per day. Building ..
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The Risk Factors of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a progressive medical condition of the bones. The bone becomes thinner than normal and also weakens. As a result, the bones break easily. A simple fall can cause a break. Most common ..
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The DXA Scan to Obtain Your T-Score

A common way to measure your bone mineral density is with a DXA scan. This scan is also known as dual X-ray absorptiometry. It takes 20 minutes or less to perform the test. It is non-invasive, which ..
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What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline personality disorder is characterized by pervasive instability in: Moods Interpersonal relationships Self-image And behavior The instability often disrupts family and work life, ..
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What Determines the Diagnosis of ADHD?

Most people sometimes jump from one task to another, or become disorganized and forgetful. Not everyone who is inattentive or impulsive has ADHD. The diagnosis requires these behaviors be ..
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Nursing Education Options

Currently, state laws recognize two types of nurses: The registered nurse (RN) The licensed practical or vocational nurse (LPN, LVN) Responsibilities are different for each of these levels. In ..
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The Nursing Profession - A Historical Perspective

Nursing today is much different from nursing practices years ago. The nursing profession is expected to continue changing all for the better of nurses and the patients they take care of. The ..
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Mental Health - What Are Anxiety Disorders?

Everyone experiences anxiety at one time or another. It is a normal reaction to stress. It can “help" a person deal with tense situations in the office, to study harder for an exam or keep ..
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New Report Indicates Incidents of Breast Cancer on the Decline

Cancer death rates decreased on the average of 2.1 percent per year from 2002 through 2004 according to a new report from the Nation's leading cancer organizations. This is nearly twice the annual ..
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Interesting Trivia About Cape Cod

Cape Cod is some 18,000 years old with a history that includes a huge collection of people, places and events. Cape Cod is one of the forbearers of our nation's heritage. Senators John F. Kennedy ..
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The Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory

The Cape Cod Potato Chip factory is a top tourist attraction in the Cape Cod area. They usually receive 250,000 visitors annually. The Cape Cod Potato Chip factory is located at 100 Breed's Hill Road .
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A Few Facts about Vitamin Supplements

Vitamins play an integral role to a healthy life. They provide essential nutrients. It is advisable to get all vitamins from the food you eat. However, millions of people all over the world take ..
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Nantucket Cruises and Tours

Discover Nantucket on cruises and tours. This article will give a brief summary of three different cruises and/or tours available in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Ara's Tours are 1 ½ hour van tours ..
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The Arab Coffee Monopoly is Over and the Entire World Now ..

For centuries coffee distribution was controlled by the Arabs. The Arabs held a tight and zealously protected monopoly on the cultivation of the coffee plant. However, in the 17th century, Dutch ..
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Urinary Incontinence, Diagnosis and Treatment Plans

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control that can happen to anyone, but is more common in people age 65 or older. Women are more likely than men to have this problem. Symptoms can range ..
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Eat Plenty of Folic Acid to Help Decrease Risk of Alzheimer's ..

Eat plenty of folic acid to help cut in halve the risk of Alzheimer's disease according to a recent study conducted by the U. S. National Institute on Aging. Folic acid is found in: Oranges Lemons .
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