Diagnosing ADHD


If you believe your child might have ADHD, it is very important to seek input from a qualified team of professionals. Do not ignore problems you see and assume that “he just needs discipline” or that “he’ll grow out of it” – because he probably won’t. The diagnosis of ADHD should be with a careful…
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Dog Health


Abscesses An abscess is a localized collection of pus and may occur in any part of the body as a result of infection by a pus-producing organism. It usually results from a penetrating wound such as those caused by the teeth of another dog or by a foreign body such as a stick, thorn or…
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Planting Mango Seeds


Mangoes are fruit trees of great antiquity in Southeast Asia, and are part of the Sumac family. The mango (M. indica) is cultivated throughout the tropics in both the Eastern and Western hemispheres. Attaining a height of 90 feet, it is a handsome, round-topped tree with lance-shaped, alternate leaves, eight to 14 inches long. The…
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Orbit Facts


Orbit means travel round, and a moon, planet or other space object may be held within a larger space object’s gravitational field and orbit it. Orbits may be circular, elliptical (oval) or parabolic (conical). The orbits of the planets are elliptical. An orbiting space object is called a satellite. The biggest-known orbits are those of…
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Astronaut Facts


The very first astronauts were jet pilots. Astronauts must be extremely fit and also have very good eyesight. The American space agency NASA trains its astronauts at the Johnson Space Center near Houston, Texas. The US space shuttle carries three kinds of astronaut – pilots, mission specialists and payload specialists. The pilot or commander’s job…
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Genital Hygiene


Under normal circumstances, a newborn’s genitals not only clearly identify the baby as male or female at the time of birth, but will show very few distinct changes until puberty a number of years later. The baby girl’s genital area—specifically the labia, or lips at the opening of the vagina—may appear swollen. In addition, a…
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Snoring


A harsh noise produced by vibration of the soft palate and uvula of a sleeping child who is breathing pre-dominantly through the mouth. Not all noisy breathing is snoring. Nasal congestion and wheezing, for example, also generate sounds during sleep, but these are often heard during waking hours as well. Snoring occurs for a number…
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Deficiencies


Recent study in the past few years has shown deficiencies are all far from simple. Several additional items, referred to as blood Factors, are also present, and these are necessary to complete the chain of reaction. To date, 13 Factors have been identified, called Factor I, Factor II, Factor III and so on. In this…
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Restless Leg Syndrome


Some patients complain of “restless legs,” causing the legs to twitch and jump shortly after retiring to bed at night. It may be associated with vague sensory changes. The bed partner complains more frequently than the patient. The cause is unknown. Some claim it is due to oxygen lack to the lower limbs occasioned by…
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Bible Story of an Angel Frees the Apostles


Acts 5:12-20 Each day the apostles met at one of the temple gates. They talked to the crowds about Jesus. Many believed them and became followers of Christ. Others were scared of getting into trouble. They did not get too close, but listened anyway. The religious leaders grew angrier and angrier about all of this….
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Plankton Facts


Plankton are tiny floating organisms (living things) that are found in both the sea and ponds and lakes. The word ‘plankton’ comes from a Greek word meaning ‘wandering’. Plankton is a general term that includes every marine organism too small and weak to swim for itself. The smallest algae are called plankton, but large floating…
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Joshua in the Bible


Numbers 13:1-30 The people traveled many months in the wilderness. One day God said to Moses, “Send spies into Canaan, the country I am giving you. Tell them to see what sort of land it is. Find out what the people are like who live there.” Moses did as God asked. He choice one man…
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Storage Shelving


Wall-mounted shelving is either fixed or adjustable. With fixed shelving, each shelf is supported independently using 2 or more shelf brackets, which are fixed both to the wall and to the underside of the shelf. With adjustable shelving, the shelves are carried on brackets, studs or tongues which are slotted or clipped into vertical support…
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Black Smoker Facts


Black smokers are natural chimneys on the sea-bed. They billow black fumes of hot gases and water. Black smokers are technically known as hydrothermal vents. They are volcanic features. Black smokers form along mid-ocean ridges where the tectonic plates are moving apart. Black smokers begin when seawater seeps through cracks in the sea floor. The…
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Leptospirosis


What is Leptospirosis? Spirochaetes is a member of the Leptospira and is responsible for a zoonotic bacterial disease called Leptospirosis. The term ‘zoonosis’ refers to any infectious disease that can be transmitted from both wild and domestic animals to humans; it is sometimes transferred via a vector or small organism. When humans pass on bacterial…
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Planet Facts


Planets are globe-shaped space objects that orbit a star. Planets begin life at the same time as their star, from the left over clouds of gas and dust. Planets are never more than 20 percent of the size of their star. If they were bigger, they would have become stars. Some planets, called terrestrial planets,…
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Teething


Mothers are often at their wits’ end when it comes to baby’s teething. Can you offer some suggestions? Teething is a perfectly normal process. Fortunately for mum (if she happens to be breastfeeding), baby is born with no teeth, imagine her unhappiness if it were otherwise! However, all kinds of disorders are blamed on the…
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Bible Study Deuteronomy


Author: Moses Date: c. 1400 B.C. or c. 1200 B.C. Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Pentateuch. It is something of a bridge between the earlier events of Israel’s (and the whole world’s) existence, and what follows after Israel’s entrance into the promised land of Canaan. As such, it looks in two directions. It…
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