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[6 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

If you’ve been left with unwanted, unattractive belly fat that just won’t go away after having kids, why not consider a tummy tuck? When done by a qualified surgeon, like Dr. Sandra McGill, this procedure can get rid of excess skin and fat around your abdominal area and help tighten abdominal muscles. Take a look at some important questions that can help you decide if a tummy tuck is right for you.
Are There Any Physical Restrictions?
You don’t have to be a certain weight to have a tummy tuck, but you’ll …

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[5 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Consumers today are wiser than ever when it comes to green business associations. They don’t just want a quality product, but they want to know it’s being manufactured in a clean manner to help the environment. As talks of climate change continue to grow, businesses with green concepts are slowly making strides with existing and brand new customers.
Recycling Scraps
Metal and food scraps, for example, used to be thrown out as manufacturing waste. Today’s businesses see the value in these items, however, allowing them to use the scraps for alternative products. …

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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Addiction recovery, like many other subjects, benefits from the past. By analyzing data and extended case studies, more profound treatments can be developed. Over time, information can be scrutinized in order to perfect these treatments. Therapists and scientists alike are able to compare notes and plans to determine if a particular method has been successful for clients or not. With each passing year, these methods become more and more fine tuned in order to improve success rates. Getting help for your addictions today is not the same as it was …

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[5 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
6 Easy Tips on Finding a Good Dentist in Your Area

If you are looking for a good dentist in your area, like a Powell Family Dentist you can refer to these easy tips: base your searching through word of mouth; inquire from your local hospitals or health care facilities; look for one in dental schools; go over a phone book or search through the Internet; get the exact details and information about your new dentist; and, make a survey of the dental clinic . Looking for a dentist in your area is easy. But, to look for a good one might …

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[30 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Effectively Treat Insomnia

Insomnia is a very real condition for many. People with insomnia dread going to bed. They know that sleep will not come. They are so tired, but they cannot sleep. The important thing is to not place pressure on oneself to sleep. This is extremely hard because the inner dialogue is ingrained. It’s hard to not become emotional about not being able to sleep, but it becomes a huge factor for those who have insomnia. There are some methods available to help with sleep as well.
Depression and anxiety are two …

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[28 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Making the Change

A lot of people aspire to have a more fit physique and a lower number on the scale, but achieving this goal is always easier said than done. The current food culture of Western society is quite skewed and geared towards a mindset that is all about indulgence, instant gratification and constant consumption.
It’s this state of being that must be countered in order to reach one’s ultimate potential, be it physically or mentally, and losing weight is largely a mental game. It’s all too often that one makes lofty goals, …

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[25 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

When it comes to shipping and transporting products, the packaging is an essential part of the sale. When it comes to shipping potentially harmful items such as medication, then the packaging serves an even greater purpose: ensuring the items reach their destination intact, as well as protecting people from the dangers within.
The packaging must be evaluated by a regulatory committee before it can be approved. Once approved, the packaging can then be used. They’re evaluated on several different criteria: regulatory, environmental, and distribution. The regulatory evaluation ensures the packaging meets …

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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

In January 2013, the Harvard Business Review (HBR) published the results of research into a growing trend in the investment world. The treatise, entitled “Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture Capital,” explores the increasing use of venture capital investment funds to implement social changes or to create increased incentives for various activities in the business environment. By adopting this model, private investors can combine their financial resources to support enterprises and industries congruent with their own political and social belief systems. Venture capital funds that cater to these …

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[17 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Facebook vs. Google+

The question has dogged Google’s social networking site since its launch in June. The service, on the surface, seems exactly like Facebook: You can share photos and updates with friends, chat with people, follow your friends’ activities, and sort individuals into different groups   based on your relationships with them. Only the vocabulary seems to have changed, with Facebook trafficking in “friend requests” and “likes,” and Google+ in “circles” and “+1s.”
 
It’s an age old dispute (well, two years old, anyway): which is better, Facebook or Google+? Even here at MakeUseOf, we …

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[10 Sep 2014 | 18 Comments | ]
Tips to find your breathing room – Clear the air!

Aileen Gagney knows what poor indoor air can do to a person’s health. Once, while she was painting in an unventilated bathroom, polyurethane fumes knocked her out for 16 hours, leaving her with permanent sensitivities to chemical odors that give her migraines and breathing difficulties. Gagney, 52, now trains volunteers at the American Lung Association of the Northwest in Seattle to conduct free home checkups, aimed at reducing allergies, asthma, and hidden airborne dangers. “Around October we start getting a lot of calls,” says Gagney. “People shut their windows …