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Teen Health

Tips to Dealing With Teen Anxiety

January 18, 2017
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Dealing with teen anxiety was literally the most horrific thing I have ever had to experience in my entire life. When I was in middle school I had some pretty bad anxiety issues that caused me to have panic attacks. IN addition to attending a pretty intense school curriculum, I was a total try-hard when it came to wanting to fit in with the crowd. I was able to pull it off for a while, but I realized, I was…

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Sports & Fitness

April 29, 2013

By Da’Quan Givens, MECKids Blog Ambassador Sports and other physical activities have innumerable physical health benefits. It can improve cardio respiratory and muscular fitness, bone health, increase life expectancy, and coronary health. Sports can also help prevent different types of cancer and weight gain. Sports can also have positive effects on mental health by reducing depression and improving cognitive function. Sports can give you long term weight loss and help avoid weight gain. Sports increases metabolic rates and can help…

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Impacts of Disaster on Health

April 4, 2013

The nature and extent of climatic changes not only hinders human development and environmental conservation, but also forms a major threat to human health. Globally, approximately 2 billion people were affected by natural or technological disasters in the period of 1990–1999, with almost 600 000 fatalities. More than 86% of people killed by disasters during this period succumbed to natural events. Windstorms claimed the largest proportion of lives (35%) while floods accounted for the largest proportion of people affected (75%).…

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