Anorexia and Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Abstract It is well known that most anorexic girls have over-controlling parents who find it impossible to not be involved in every aspect of the girl’s life. However another aspect has recently come the attention of psychologists and that is the parent with Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP) in which one or more of the…

Thin Hair After Removal of Hair Extensions

Question: I had a hair stylist attach hair extensions to my hair using metal bands. My hair is fine, but I had a lot of it before the extensions. After the extensions were removed, my hair is REALLY thin. Can you tell me why this happened and what I should do about it? Answer: I…

I've Been Boxerized

In my life I've had many different dogs. I have loved each and every one of them dearly, but had never found the "perfect" breed. I wanted a dog that was good with children yet also a good watchdog. I did some research and found the Boxer to be just what I was looking for.…

Testing Your Dog For Deafness

What is the best deaf dog test? The only reliable method for determining canine deafness is the BAER test (pronounced "bear") and it stands for "Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response". It is a procedure developed to test hearing in infants, which means that it does not measure the entire range of canine hearing, but in most…

Christian Team Building Activities, Games, and Ideas for Fun

Christianity promotes unity and hence team building is an essential activity of the church. To foster unity and enhance the values taught by the religion in the congregation, some Christian team building activities for adults can be organized by the church. Such activities will also help develop leadership skills, reinforce social commitments and co-operation amongst…

The Importance of Body Language

Body language is a part of communication that very few actually study yet it makes up most of what we use to communicate and is generally much more accurate a judge of meaning than are the words we use. I'm going to share some reasons why body language is so important and then give you…

Causes and Effects of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is basically a disorder where a person stops breathing in their sleep. It can be very frightening when you wake up out of breath and do not know why. Sleep apnea does not affect only adults it also affects children. It has been proven that premature babies are more likely to be born…

The Signs and Symptoms of a Sinus Infection

Having a sinus infection is one of the most painful things that a person can go through. Yes, there are some other things that are more painful, but the misery that seems to go through me when I have a sinus infection is almost beyond words. The first time I had a sinus infection I…

Hitting the Ground Running Can Get You into Trouble

It's common when starting a new job to be told that you need to "hit the ground running." Experienced people who appear in the job market after their companies have downsized often hear this. The expectation is that since since they bring connections, experience, and other intangible assets to a new job, they do not…

Why Is Physical Fitness Important

Physical fitness means different things to different people. For some, it is the ability to engage in sports activities; for others, it is more about feeling and looking good. With obesity now considered to be a pandemic in our society, more and more people are seeking out diet plans, exercise programs, and holistic approaches to…