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Health Crossroads for Men

by Lori Sciame April 28th, 2016
Men experience key times in their lives when their health may be compromised due to changes in behavior, changes in the environment, or even changes within their own bodies.  These health crossroads can either be approached with a sense of confidence and control or with fear and ignorance.  Curious? 
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Repairing a Relationship

by Lori Sciame April 21st, 2016
Some relationships must end. For instance, in cases of physical and mental abuse, contact should be cut off in order for healing to begin. In other cases, where the hurts don't run quite so deep, a relationship can many times be salvaged.  And in some cases, it may again flourish. This applies to relationships between friends, siblings, parents and children, and even spouses.  If a relationship should be fought for, then the following tips may help to begin the
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Need a Drink?

by Lori Sciame April 14th, 2016
Alcohol use and abuse profoundly affects the health of American males.  This is a reality, as men binge drink more than women do,  and they suffer from alcohol related injuries and death more than women do.  Even though men can metabolize alcohol more quickly than women, statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) prove that men need to think twice before imbibing and over indulging!

 Is There a Problem Here?

Information on the CDC's website proves the large
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  • Alcohol Strains Relationships

    by Lori Sciame April 7th, 2016
    Living in a state known for its high rates of drinking, I fully understand the negative ramifications of alcohol use on relationships.  In Wisconsin (the state where I reside), alcohol is included in almost every social gathering, from family holidays to backyard barbecues.   In fact, Wisconsin has more bars/taverns than grocery stores.  Because of this, adults and children alike are affected by the misuse of this powerful depressant.  Check
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  • More Fiber = Less Weight?

    by Lori Sciame March 31st, 2016
    Check out this new diet, The Fiber 35 Diet. It's catching on, and for seemingly good reasons.  Featuring a daily intake of 35 grams of fiber while restricting calories, this diet is supposed to keep the dieter full - while losing weight. Some claim to have lost eight pounds in one month!  Sounds like a great way to lose weight, no hunger pains. Besides the benefit of dropping pounds,
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  • Three Reasons to Let Go

    by Lori Sciame March 23rd, 2016
    When talking to my twenty year-old daughter a few days ago, I learned that her friend of 15 years had excluded her from a get together yet again.  This friendship, although years old, has been deteriorating slowly, but steadily.  I suggested that she distance herself from this person, since my daughter continually complains of being hurt by her.

    She replied, "I can't let go; she was my best friend, Kindergarten
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