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Concerned About Someone’s Drinking?

Alcoholism is like a tornado. It can wreak havoc not only on the alcoholic but also among those closest to the one suffering from the disease. But there is hope. It’s called Al-Anon.

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Introduction to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome -CFS- is an illness characterized by prolonged, debilitating fatigue and multiple nonspecific symptoms such as headaches, recurrent sore throats, muscle and joint pains, and cognitive complaints.

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Pet Ownership – Risky Business?

Sharing homes with pets is a way of life for many Americans at least 60 percent by some estimates. But if you’re a pet owner or thinking about becoming one you need to consider that these trusted companions can also present some very real health risks.

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Preventing STDs

This article is part of a series with important health information for teenagers. Unlike previous articles, however, it contains sexually explicit material in an effort to reduce the incidence of STDs among teens. Parents and teachers may want to review the article before giving it to teenagers.

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What You And Mom May Have In Common

Along with having your mom’s brown eyes, musical talent or dimples, you may also have inherited an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Luckily, there is a test to find out…

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