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How to Recognize Precancerous Skin Lesions & Get Treatment

Skin cancer is a hot topic that many people worry about because everyone is susceptible; especially when spring and summer are just around the corner. The experts spout advice on how to prevent skin cancer from developing on your body. And you are given detailed instructions on how to identify...

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What Is Hyperreality?

Hyperreality is a condition in which a person is not able to distinguish between the real and the unreal or imagined. One other way to describe hyperreality is as an enhanced reality. There are certain individuals who, for different reasons, become more in tune or involved with the hyperreal world...

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What Is a Bounding Pulse?

The heartbeat rate that is felt at various arteries is called the pulse. A bounding pulse is a powerful and strong pulse which is experienced for a short period. Some bounding pulses can be seen and felt just underneath the skin if there is an artery located there. Under normal conditions, a...

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Types of Addiction

The types of addiction that most people think of right away are those surrounding alcohol or drugs. There are other types of addictions that affect people from all backgrounds, too. It's possible to have addictions around food or other activities that produce a feeling of pleasure for the addict.Alcohol...

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What Is the Purpose of Blood?

Blood is a body fluid that transports essential elements in the body. About eight percent of the human body weight is blood. Blood has many functions, the two most important of which, is the transport of things to the tissues and the removal of wastes from the tissues. Blood transports oxygen...

The Truth About Sitting Down

The Truth About Sitting Down

You're likely doing it right now - and it is slowly killing you. Yes, sitting down for more than six hours a day can increase your risk of death by as much as 40%.

On the Brink: CEOs and Psychopathy

On the Brink: CEOs and Psychopathy

Most CEOs are responsible individuals, but the rest of us aren’t often surprised when it emerges that the head of a major corporation has been caught stealing company funds or otherwise displaying traits of a psychopath.

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10 Common Causes of Addiction

The reason a person becomes addicted can be complicated, and the 10 common causes of addiction will help to shed some light on the matter. 1. Genetics A person can inherit a vulnerability when it comes to becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol. This doesn't necessarily mean that a person with a...

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10 New Addictions for the New Millennium

Addictions have changed over time, and this list of 10 new addictions for the New Millennium sets out some addictions that affect people in modern society. 1. Cell Phone AddictionCell phones are a great way to keep in touch with other people, but when a person is constantly sending text messages...

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Best Skin Care Products for Dry Skin

The number of skin care products available can make choosing the best one an overwhelming prospect. How do you know which product will do what it claims and which aren’t even worth the cost of the stamp placed on the envelope of your complaint letter? Choosing a skin care product entails some...