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Asbestos: A History and How It Applies to You

Asbestos is a fibrous and fire-resistant/retardant material that can be woven into other things. Today, it is primarily used in the brake linings but for a few decades, it was used in building insulation… at least, until they found out that the inhalation of asbestos spores could lead to a whole host of health problems…

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How to Recognise and Deal with Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissistic personality disorder is a condition where people project an unrealistic sense of superiority in comparison to other people. This often results in them craving admiration from other people while also showing no empathy toward them and viewing them with contempt. This article will take a detailed look at narcissistic personality disorder and explain how…

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How to Approach Underage Drinking

Many teenagers consider drinking alcohol a rite of passage or a rebellious act. Consequently, the dangers of underage drinking need to be properly presented by parents in order to deter them from alcohol. While peer pressure can tempt many teenagers to try alcohol, there are methods parents can employ to help their teen stand up to…

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Medical Malpractice and Birthing Injuries

The type of injury sustained by a child or mother during the labor and delivery process is called a “birth trauma,” or a “birth injury.” Types of Birth Injuries Birth injuries can be mild, such as minor bruises. Injuries can also be severe and include permanent brain damage or death. Marks from forceps are a…

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The Benefits of Going Diesel

Diesel cars were very popular in the United States a few decades ago, but have since all but disappeared. Recently, however, they have become trendy once again, thanks in large part to a number of German automakers (especially Volkswagen) reintroducing them to the American public. As a result, the popularity of the diesel car has…

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Top Advice for Coping with Night Shifts

The world is changing and the job market changing with it. As twenty-four hour living increases, so too does the demand for twenty-four hour services and therefore the requirement for staff to work these hours. Supermarkets, restaurants, call centers, repair centers, and construction services, all have increasing night shift working as do careers such as…