Fetal Alcohol Syndrome


Fetal alcohol syndrome is a specific pattern of abnormalities among infants born to alcoholic mothers. This pattern was first described during the late 1960s and given the name fetal alcohol syndrome in 1973. It is now estimated to occur in one out of every 1,000 births or approximately 5,000 cases per year. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome…
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How to Walk a Dog


Within the confines of the garden your dog will have learnt the basic commands such as walking, heeling, and sitting. You can put these into practice when you take the dog out on to the street. Do not expect too much in the early stages, even if your dog has become a model pupil at…
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Blood Facts


Blood is the reddish liquid that circulates around your body. It carries oxygen and food to body cells, and takes carbon dioxide and other waste away. It fights infection, keeps you warm, and distributes chemicals that control body processes. Blood is made up of red cells, white cells and platelets, all carried in a liquid…
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Bible Story of Peter and Cornelius


Acts 10:1-16 The Good News about Jesus was spreading. Many people chose not to listen. Many risked their very lives and believed. The time had come, though, for more people than just the Jews to hear the Good News. Many times in Jewish history, God had spoken through his prophets. He had said how there…
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Migraine


What is a Migraine? Migraine is a common form of headache. It is often extremely severe, commonly occurs on wakening in the morning, and is frequently one-sided. The attacks are often associated with nausea and vomiting, and sometimes with other vivid sensory symptoms. They may start from childhood, but more frequently come on during adult…
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Tonsil


Paired structures located in the back of the throat that are composed primarily of lymph tissue and are strategically placed to serve as a defence against infection. Unfortunately, they themselves can become acutely or chronically infected, a condition called tonsillitis. While any number of viruses or bacteria can cause tonsillitis, two of the most important…
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ADHD Diet


In the past several decades, a number of individuals proposed that sugar, dairy products, preservatives, artificial colors and flavors in foods trigger or aggravate ADHD symptoms. The most widely publicized has been from pediatric allergist Dr. Feingold, who claimed in the mid-1970s that hyperactive behavior was caused by artificial colors and flavors. The Feingold diet…
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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Exercise


If you have arthritis there’s a lot you can do to help yourself, starting with the right sort of exercise. The Arthritis Foundation has prepared this feature to help you start today. Exercise can help to decrease pain strengthen muscles strengthen bones and minimise osteoporosis (thin bones) maintain and increase joint movement increase heart and…
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Asthma Symptoms


Certain respiratory problems serve as signals that reactive airway disease is present. A dry, tight cough that cause for no apparent reason or in patterns (such as during the night or after exertion) may be the only sign. In more intense episodes, overt wheezing may be audible from across the room. Some sounds that resemble…
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Diuretics


Medication is very important, and forms the basis of therapy. The most common causes of heart failure are ischaemic heart disease (that is, blocked arteries supplying blood to the heart muscle), hypertension (elevated blood pressure), cardiomyopathy (disease of the heart muscle itself, causing it to be weak and less effective) and valvular disease (some malfunction…
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Flower Bathroom Decor


Collect together the materials you will need: a glass-covered dish; florist’s adhesive clay; scissors; a plastic prong; a cylinder of dry stem holding foam; a knife; a selection of dried flowers such as helichrysum; statice; lady’s mantle; cornflowers and rosebuds; and florist’s scissors. Press a small strip of adhesive clay to the base of the…
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Planting Corn


Sweet Corn is adapted to a wide range of climatic conditions and, consequently, is grown in all sections of the U.S. It is grown for the fresh market in both the southern and northern regions, but by far the largest acreage in the North is grown for processing and freezing. This crop grows best during…
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Tummy Upset


These are probably two of the most common tummy-related symptoms. True. They may happen separately or together. Fortunately, in most cases they are self-limiting and do not lead to anything sinister. But they must never be neglected, particularly in babies who can rapidly deteriorate and reach a serious state of dehydration (fluid loss). Any child…
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Hong Kong Facts


Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region on the coast of China. It comprises a peninsula and 237 islands. Hong Kong was administered by the British from 1842 until July 1 1997. 6.4 million people are crowded into Hong Kong, mostly in the cities of Kowloon and Hong Kong itself. Hong Kong is one of…
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Sunday School Lesson on Abram Topic Discussion


1.Just as God called Abraham to move out by faith, so He continues to desire that Christians walk by faith today. In what areas do you need to do a little more “faith-walking”? How do you know when you’ve crossed the line into foolishly walking by blind faith? Walking by faith, not by sight, occurs…
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Poisoning


A child who has ingested a toxic substance or an excessive amount of a therapeutic medication may or may not be able to tell you what has happened; this will depend on the child’s age, her condition after the episode (that is, alert, drowsy, or unconscious), and her emotional state. Poisoning Symptoms Indications that your…
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Renal Calculi


Renal Calculi stones form in the kidneys or bladder, and if these become jammed in the narrow canals leading to the next part, particularly the ureters, extreme and agonising pain may occur. Emergency treatment is essential. Stones may develop in the kidneys. If these become dislodged and pass into the ureter, the tube leading from…
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Bible Study Malachi


Author: Malachi Date: Between 450 B.C. and 425 B.C. This book, like the prophecies of Haggai and Zechariah, was addressed to the restored community of Israel, but came considerably later. Another wave of refugees had come, and Ezra and Nehemiah were also on the scene. All was not well in the nation of Israel. Pagan…
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