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Anti-Smoking Policies May Also Curtail Drinking
Study: Where smoking declines, so does consumption of beer, hard liquor
Making a Support Group Work for You
Make meetings a priority. Attend regularly and be on time. Be an active participant. Set positive goals and work toward them.
Keep your expectations realistic. Look for improvement, not miracles. Give as well as receive.
Keep the group in its place. It's possible you will make friends within the group, but don't depend on members and meetings for your social life.
Play by the rules. Avoid making criticisms or forcing advice onto the group. Listen more than you talk.
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.