February 2016

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The Maudsley Method: Anorexia Nervosa Treatment and the Role of the Family

The Maudsley Method is a family based treatment approach for anorexia nervosa, originally developed by Christopher Dare and his team in 1985 at London’s Maudsley Hospital. It is essentially a rigorous outpatient treatment approach where parents of the affected child play a positive and crucial role during treatment, under the supervision of experienced healthcare professionals. How Does the Maudsley Method Work? Similar to other family…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Dental Braces Care

Braces are an excellent choice for crooked or gapped teeth. Having your braces finally fitted can be exciting and exhilarating. But how do you care for them to ensure that you achieve that perfect smile? Braces contain molar bands, brackets. Arch wire and ligature tires or the colored ties that hold the wire that supports the bracket. After the procedure, you may experience a temporary…

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The Parts of a Dental Implant and How They Work

Dental implants have been around for long. You may have heard people getting it to replace their missing teeth. You might have considered getting one after losing your on permanent teeth, as well. It may sound scary because it might involve surgery. PDC Dental noted that this treatment, however, is the ideal choice when you wish to replace lost tooth and bring back your beautiful…

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Belafill: How Collagen Filler Can Work for Acne Scar

Plenty of acne sufferers and survivors know that the struggle isn’t really over even if you manage to get rid of all acne. Pesky acne scars remain, most especially if you’re a popper of you suffered from cystic acne. The American Academy of Dermatology or AAD estimates 40% of acne sufferers will show signs of scarring by the mid-teenage years and this could actually be…

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How Far Can You Run? 3 Common Marathon Injuries

Running a 26.2-mile marathon is tough. It requires a high level of mental and physical commitment. How far can you run if you feel a lingering pain or soreness whenever you’re in training or on the race? Runners are prone to many injuries. These injuries are too painful to dismiss with a “mind over matter” attitude. Thus, some runners finish the race wounded while others…

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Home Styling: The Cost-Effective Way

There’s never a wrong time to redecorate your home. In fact, you should even do it regularly so that you could breathe in new life into your place. Saying it, however, is much easier than doing it. Not to mention, the price redecorating may cost you. Fortunately, there are a couple of hacks to help you out in sprucing up your home to make it…

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New Year Resolutions Still Up? It’s Not Too Late: Here are the Fitness Trends this Year

In recent years, the world is becoming more health-conscious, causing the emergence of healthy options from food to habits and of course, workouts. This comes after the increasing number of diseases from sedentary lifestyles that have taken their toll in so many lives. One of the most famous trends to look out for is fitness. Despite busy schedules, people are becoming more engrossed with working out,…

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Forget Your Fear About Botox: Here’s the Truth About It

Despite of its extreme and continuously growing popularity, many people are still afraid to get Botox injections. The primary reason for this is the lack of knowledge about the substance, combined with the exaggerated, and often unclearly explained stories of people with bad Botox experience. Getting to the bottom of the real deal behind Botox will help you not only understand why so many people…

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Get Your Affairs in Order: Being Prepared for the Big Sleep

Your doctor instructs you to “get your affairs in order” after your last appointment. It is perhaps one of the simplest yet most devastating sentences in the world. It means it’s over; there’s nothing more that can be done. Nobody’s ever truly prepared to face this kind of situation. Dying is, as they say, the great equalizer, in that nobody can escape it—whatever race, whatever…