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New Study Shows Premature Babies Thrive With Music Therapy

New Study Shows Premature Babies Thrive With Music Therapy

A recent study published in the May 2013 journal of Pediatrics has shown that premature babies respond well to and thrive with music therapy. The study, led by Joanne Loewy of the Beth Israel's Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine, followed over 272 babies born before 37 weeks gestation...

Indoor Tanning Beds Must Display Cancer Risks/Warnings Per FDA Proposal

Indoor Tanning Beds Must Display Cancer Risks/Warnings Per FDA Proposal

Indoor "sun" worshipers beware! The FDA has just issued a proposal which would require all indoor tanning beds to display associated cancer risks and other warnings involved in their use. The move, announced on Monday, May 6, 2013, is in support of more federal regulation over the usage of tanning...

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How to Know if You're an Addict

It may be difficult for you to know if you're an addict, but there are some signs you should be on the lookout for. If you find yourself drawn to a particular substance or activity to the point where you no longer have a choice about whether you will take it or perform it, you may be an addict....

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Obama Strikes Down Abortion Funding Policy

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed an executive order that effectively reverses the funding policy that was reinstated by President George W. Bush in 2001. That policy stated that international family planning clinics that wanted to receive funding from the U.S. could not counsel women about...

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What Is Cocaine?

Cocaine is an illegal drug that makes the person using it feel euphoric. It gives the user a burst of energy and may be snorted, smoked or injected. Cocaine is a highly addictive substance because of the pleasurable feelings it produces among users. Crack cocaine is a form of the drug that has...

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How to Get Help for Your Food Addiction

If you are living with a food addiction, there is help available to you. The first step in dealing with any type of addiction is to admit that you have a problem. Once you have admitted to yourself that you have a food addiction, you can start to learn to have a much healthier relationship with...

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Treatments of Diet Addiction

When you are looking for treatments of diet addiction, the goal is to normalize your relationship with food. It isn't realistic to try to give up eating or to learn how to stick to a highly-restrictive diet. To get past a diet addiction, the real work involves changing one's attitude toward food....

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Treatments of Tobacco Addiction

When you are ready to give up smoking, you can start investigating different treatments of tobacco addiction. A number of options are available, including going cold turkey, using a nicotine gum or patch, and taking prescription medications. If you are feeling very motivated or very brave, you...

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How to Get Rid of Cellulite - Reduction & Removal

Every time you look in the mirror, the dimply skin heckles you. You have seriously considered covering all the mirrors in your house with sheets to avoid your reflection. You can’t even begin to think about another swim suit season spent walking backwards into the ocean. And any time spent...

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Best Skin Care Products for Dry Skin

The number of skin care products available can make choosing the best one an overwhelming prospect. How do you know which product will do what it claims and which aren’t even worth the cost of the stamp placed on the envelope of your complaint letter? Choosing a skin care product entails some...