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November 2006


Back pain is pervasive throughout the adult population. It is one of the most common reasons to visit a doctor. Young children are suffering from back pain much earlier than previously reported, and the use of overweight backpacks is a major contributing factor.

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Convinced that beauty is not so much in the eye of the beholder as in front of the eye itself, the latest must-have for women - and the occasional man - is eyelash transplant surgery.

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Here are some facts cited in the report about girls’ first periods: Typically start two to two-and-a-half years after breast development begins. Generally last two to seven days. Menstrual cycles range from 21 to 45 days. Charting periods can help uncover any menstrual changes or problems.

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Your level and type of physical activity and, of course, your diet also play their part. I strongly encourage everyone to be as physically active as possible throughout their whole life, but evidence suggests that the window from 35 years upwards has a more significant effect on your ageing than your physical activity levels in earlier years.

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Why do we ignore public warnings and advertisements about the dangers of smoking, drinking alcohol, overeating, stressing out and otherwise persist in habits and behaviours that we know aren’t good for us?

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A number of people wonder if yoga can improve their muscle fitness and strength levels. While they recognize that yoga can help reduce stress and increase flexibility and overall health , when it comes to increasing muscle fitness people think it might the most appropriate exercise to do the job. But, according to experts, yoga can definitely make you stronger.

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When does morning sickness occur in pregnancy?: Morning sickness tends to be the first pregnancy symptom most women experience. It can start nearly as soon as the pregnancy test is positive, though many women will not notice morning sickness until about the sixth week of pregnancy.
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Many of the signs of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are similar. In both, there is too much glucose in the blood and not enough in the cells of your body. High glucose levels in Type I are due to a lack of insulin because the insulin producing cells have been destroyed. (more…)

We all make mistakes. If you think about it, most of us never got “beauty lessons” when we were younger, and just got by on what we heard from our mothers, friends or magazine articles. Some of us are probably doing the same beauty routines from when we were 16 years old. However, times have changed, and what used to be sound skincare and cosmetic advice from 20 years ago may not hold true anymore. The following are the top 10 biggest beauty mistakes that women make today.

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