How Safe Is Your Child S School

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As a parent, have you ever thought about whether your child’s school was designed and built with security in mind? To raise awareness of school safety and security issues, the National Crime Prevention Council – best known for its icon McGruff the Crime Dog – developed the “Be Safe and Sound” initiative. The initiative offers […]


No More Financial Distress Foreclosure Assistance Provided

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Being in a difficult financial situation is no picnic and most people have a hard time trying to cope with the possibility of losing their homes. Everyone dreads foreclosure and unfortunately, a large percent of those who are in debt see no other way around. In an effort to prevent such drastic measures from being […]


Tales From The Gym My Personal Trainer Was Killing Me

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Nobody expects to hire a personal trainer and be left in worse shape than when they started, and yet it happens. Most health clubs are careful to check for certifications, but not all do. There was the Minneapolis trainer, for example, who encouraged his class members to jump three feet into the air. (One person […]


Cctv Security Systems

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Closed circuit television, better known as CCTV, is technology designed for visual surveillance. Its purpose is to monitor activities in a number of environments. It works by way of a dedicated communication link between a monitor and cameras (also known as a fixed link.) Up until a decade ago CCTV didn’t get much notice. Now […]


Diabetes And Your Feet

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We diabetics have to take special care of our feet, or we can find them troubled in two ways: reduced blood circulation and nerve damage. Here’s what to look for and some prevention ideas. Symptom: If your feet are constantly cold, your legs are sore when you walk, or your feet hurt in bed at […]


Is Tobacco Settlement Money Going Up In Smoke

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Tobacco companies spend more on marketing in a single day than 47 states and the District of Columbia spend on tobacco prevention in an entire year, one report finds. The growing gap between the amounts spent by states on smoking prevention programs compared to the record sums tobacco companies are spending to market their products […]


Provides Information Substance Abuse Treatment System Clients Reference

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For many people, contact with the criminal justice system is their first opportunity for substance abuse treatment. It provides information on the substance abuse treatment system and its clients on the reference date. N-SSATS provides the mechanism for quantifying the dynamic character and composition of the United States substance abuse treatment delivery system. Many people […]


Expert Advice On Staying Healthy This Flu Season

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While fears about a bird flu pandemic have grown recently overseas, an increasing number of people right here at home are falling ill with this winter’s seasonal flu bug. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu incidence has been on the rise since late December, spreading from the Southwest corner […]


Abuse Drug Treatment Program

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Alternative programs that divert felony drug offenders to substance abuse treatment programs rather than prison terms could save the U.S. * Implementation-educate parents, staff, and students; sponsor drug-free activities; identify and refer substance abusers for treatment; establish peer support and followup systems. This paper examines factors associated with a lifetime history of substance abuse treatment […]


Present Day Activities For A Cancer Free Future

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Cancer is defined as the abnormal state of uncontrolled production of one or more cells which eventually hampers normal body functions. This ailment is one of the major causes of deaths around the world. Medical studies show that the elderly have heightened risks of developing cancer because it may take 15 to 45 years for […]


Giving Teens A Boost To Stay In School

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The high school dropout rates in this country are staggering. One student drops out of high school every nine seconds in America. Additionally, the rate at which students leave high school between grades nine and 10 has tripled over the last 30 years. Add to this the fact that aside from increased unemployment, dropouts are […]


Police Force Stabbed In The Back

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Police force – Have you ever heard that saying -Take the law into your own hands – well how very true are those words that are spoken especially if you are looking to nail a criminal. Here in the UK, and what with today`s society as it is, we are advised not to approach the […]


Teen Pregnancy Prevention

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Since the early 1990s, teen pregnancies across America declined dramatically. However, it is a teen pregnancy fact that 34% of teenage girls in America still get pregnant before they turn the age of 20. This means that America has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the world. As does England; in which one […]


Arthritis Cure

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The knowledge scientists do have sheds light on rheumatoid arthritis prevention strategies. Researchers know a myriad of ways a person may lower his or her risk, even if he or she has a genetic makeup that makes rheumatoid arthritis prevention more of a challenge. If you have a relative with rheumatoid arthritis or if you […]


Snoring Prevention

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If you have suffered through another sleepless night, then you are probably ready to explore a snoring prevention method that actually works. Many sufferers are drawn to expensive products that promise results, but never actually materialize. After several attempts at snoring prevention fails, many believe that they simply have to get used to it. The […]


Breastfeeding Only The Best For Your Baby

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A lot has been written about the importance of eating a healthy, balanced diet. There has been quite a debate in the press, as of late, regarding the importance of a healthy diet in relation to breast cancer prevention. Most would agree that maintaining a healthy diet is a good idea, regardless of the motivation. […]


Traveling Exhibit Offers Closer Look At Cancer

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A unique, interactive exhibit is traveling to 12 cities nationwide to educate health-conscious and at-risk people about cancers from the top of the body to the bottom – skin, oral, breast, prostate, lung and colorectal. The Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation’s Check Your Insides Out -From Top to Bottom exhibit features six hands-on, family-friendly learning […]


The Era Of Disaster Recovery And Prevention And What It Means To Investors

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The recovery from Katrina and Rita ushers in a new era of Disaster Recovery and Prevention. Governments and people are rethinking their response to disasters and the steps they can take to prevent or minimize the worst consequences. The biggest catalyst for this new era is the political fall-out from Katrina. The slow response to […]


What Is Your Role As A Parent To Help Prevent Drug Abuse

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The drug called Ecstasy/MDMA is just one of several that children as young as 8th graders are abusing. Ecstasy is a human-made drug taken orally as a capsule or tablet. The short-term effects include feelings of mental stimulation, emotional warmth, enhanced sensory perception, and increased physical energy. Adverse health effects can include nausea, chills, sweating, […]


Acne Prevention Hygiene And Medication

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Proper Hygiene One of the most common misconceptions about acne is that it’s caused by dirt. It’s not! Acne is caused by a combination of factors you can’t control, like your hormone balance and the natural pace of your skin’s renewal system. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can control that may help […]