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Facts About Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

Dangers of Secondhand Smoke First, let’s talk about cigarettes. Secondhand cigarette smoke is a huge health risk: nothing new there. That’s why restaurants, bars, and even nightclubs across the U.S. are smoke-free. If you’re a teenager reading this, you might not know it used to be perfectly legal and socially acceptable to smoke cigarettes virtually […]

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Conquering Addiction: Pro Surfer Tom Carroll

Hall of Fame surf pioneer Thomas Victor Carroll was Born in 1961 in New South Wales, Australia. To say his career was impressive is an understatement: he won the world championships in 1983 and 1984, twenty-six world tour stages, three trophies in the legendary Pipeline Masters competition, and was the first surfer to secure a […]

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The Positive Effect of Meditation on Adolescent Academic Performance

The Mindfulness Movement and Adolescent Behavior Over the past four decades, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Techniques have been proven effective in alleviating a wide variety of emotional and psychological challenges in adults, adolescents, and children. In the medical and scientific world, MBSR was first legitimized by research performed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the […]

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Healthy Foods for Kids With ADHD

ADHD: A Very Brief History Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) first became an officially recognized diagnosis by the medical community in the late 1980s. Before then, it was referred to by various names—Attention Deficit Disorder With and Without Hyperactivity (early 1980s), Hyperactivity (1970s), and Hyperkinetic Reaction of Childhood (1950s-1960s). Pediatricians and children’s health care specialists […]

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