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The Phases of a Disaster: Are We Headed Towards Disillusionment? 

A model of the phases of disaster suggests that we've passed through the first four phases and are now headed into the fifth: the phase of disillusionment.
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How to Make Trampolines Safer for Kids

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Minimize the risk of kids getting injured on trampolines by purchasing the right equipment, having strict trampoline rules, and providing adult supervision.

Raising Chickens for Health and Happiness

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Hard to believe that some chickens are bred to be pets that love to cuddle and also have side benefits including fresh eggs, garden fertilizer, and sources of human exercise - and more!.
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Why You Should Have Regular Eye Exams

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Comprehensive eye exams do more than check if you need new glasses. They also include tests for eye diseases. And, they may detect some chronic diseases.
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Here’s How You Can Make Fitness a Lasting Habit

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Integrate fitness into your daily routine. If working out becomes a part of your schedule, you are more likely to make it a lasting habit.
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Is Your Favorite Exercise Excuse Bogus?

We all have our favorite excuse for not exercising. However, many of them do not hold up to scrutiny. Here are 12 commons exercise excuses, debunked.
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5 Simple Fitness Workouts That You Can Do At Home

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When circumstances do not permit exercise outside or in the gym, you can always turn to simple fitness workouts that you can do at home.
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1200 Foods That Confuse and Amuse You

If you love to read about exotic foods that confuse and amuse, such as spoon worms and Singing Hinnies, then in this little gem of a book will delight you.
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What to Do if Your Child’s Filling Falls Out

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If your child's filling falls out, stay calm, be soothing, and ease the pain. Here are some simple tips you can follow until you see your pediatric dentist.
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Perseverance: Being Knocked Down Four Times, But Rising Up Five

This is a story about perseverance in the face of overwhelming odds: A 69-year old widow finally got her driver's license after 949 failed attempts.
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How Do You Know if You Have the Right Breast Size?

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Breasts are a distinctive symbol of femininity. Some say bigger is better but it's not always true. What's the right breast size for you?
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The Challenge of Fitness Training in the Age of COVID-19

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Navigating proper precautions for COVID-19, including social distancing, while maintaining fitness training can be daunting - here are some tips.