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I read that there is no sure cure for vitiligo, however there are many ways of dealing with it. For instance, in light-skinned patients, the condition is more evident when the unaffected skin is suntanned. Hence, avoiding exposure to the sun can make the condition less noticeable. With darker-skinned people, special cosmetics can help disguise … Read more

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Personal choice would be to go vegan and cut out all that unhealthy cholesterol, animal protein, and antibiotics. 

But just eat healthier (low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, more fruits and veggies) , and maybe start some exercise. I know you said this isn't for health, but eating healthy food tends to have the side … Read more

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Get up and walk. Just 30 minutes a day can fo wonders. Don't worry about the distance. Just walk for 15 minutes in one direction and then turn around and walk back. If you need to break it up into two 15 minute walks or three 10 minute walks, it won't matter. As long as … Read more

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Sorry for your loss. I also have lost pets dying at home. Two of them.

There is some comfort when their passing comes at their own time and at home.  I think its far worst when they are brought into the vets for euthanasia.  That knowing must be really hard on pet owners.

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I'm very sorry for your loss Dragonfly, losing a pet is as bad as losing a person.

My dog was a comfort to my wife in her final months on the Earth. He never left her side and was even allowed to visit her in the hospital a few times, in the wee hours of … Read more

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I'm so sorry Dragonfly!

My heart breaks for you and your daughter . Pets are wonderful to have, they give us such undivided love. I had a dog many years ago, her name was Miss Penny. She lived almost 18 years, after she passed I could never get another one.  Little girl took a hugh hunk … Read more

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Caution—Peanut Allergy!

Some people are allergic to peanuts. The allergic reaction “can produce symptoms ranging from runny noses and rashes to life-threatening anaphylactic shock,” states the magazine Prevention. Several studies have indicated that it is becoming more common for young children to develop an allergy to peanuts. If both of a child’s parents have asthma, … Read more

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I read that during sleep the brain stores memories. Our brain has an enormous capacity. Memory is not like a container that gradually fills up, it is more like a tree growing hooks onto which the memories are hung. Everything you remember is another set of hooks on which more new memories can be attached. … Read more