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  • Learning to talk about death

    Learning to talk about death By National Hospice Foundation research indicates that Americans will talk about safe sex and drugs with their children, but we find it difficult to discuss end-of-life wishes and care with anyone—children or...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Milk–a calcium boost for your bones

    Milk–a calcium boost for your bones By Milk helps build up bones of Asian women The Midwest Dairy Council reports that Asian women—who are often petite and small-boned—are at significant risk for osteoporosis. Additionally, the Asian diet...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Coping with grief during the holidays

    Coping with grief during the holidays By The holidays are a time for celebrations, but for those who have recently lost a loved one, this time of year can be especially difficult. Pastor John Froiland, Hospice chaplain...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • How to avoid holiday aches and pains

    How to avoid holiday aches and pains By Heartburn, gas and upset stomach are common during the holidays, with all the rich food and beverages that people consume at parties and gatherings. Many of these discomforts can...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Anti-terrorist official sees cyanide threat

    Anti-terrorist official sees cyanide threat By Joe Baker By Joe Baker Senior Editor France’s top anti-terrorism official warns the U.S. is facing a deadly threat from terrorists operating undetected in this country. In an interview published in...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Set priorities to avoid end-of-the-year stress

    Set priorities to avoid end-of-the-year stress By CARBONDALE, IL—Barbara G. Elam, stress management coordinator at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, talks the talk and walks the walk. She has some advice for beating end-of-year stress. Elam has 25 years...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • NEA launches website to meet health need

    NEA launches website to meet health need By WASHINGTON, DC—Asthma accounts for at least 10 million missed school days each year for children in grades K-12. It is the most common chronic childhood disease, afflicting one in...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Natural therapies for alcohol addiction

    Natural therapies for alcohol addiction By Kimberley Casteneda By Kimberly Kaye Castaneda, ND, CHt, DD Today in our society, it is estimated that at least 75 percent of Americans are consumers of alcohol, and one out of...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Safety of food supply a matter of common sense

    Safety of food supply a matter of common sense By CARBONDALE, IL—If terrorists can cause havoc by dropping anthrax-laden letters in the U.S. mail, could they achieve their goals by poisoning the nation’s food supply? Not likely,...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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  • Mental health advocates premiere new book

    Mental health advocates premiere new book By AMI Region II, Advocates for Mental Illness Education, an Illinois-based, volunteer not-for-profit organization, has available for sale its second self-published volume of prose, poetry, verse and art by mental health...

    • Posted July 1, 1993
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