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Stress occurs when forces from the outside world impinge on the individual. Stress is a normal part of life. However, over-stress, can be harmful. There is now speculation, as well as some evidence, that points to the abnormal stress responses as being involved in causing various diseases or conditions.

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      • Tips to Reduce and Manage Job and Workplace Stress
      • Coping with work stress in today's uncertain climate
      • Tip 1: Recognize warning signs of excessive stress at work
      • Tip 2: Reduce job stress by taking care of yourself
      • Tip 3: Reduce job stress by prioritizing and organizing
      • Tip 4: Reduce job stress by improving emotional intelligence
      • Tip 5: Reduce job stress by breaking bad habits
      • Tip 6: Learn how managers or employers can reduce job stress
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      • Childhood ADHD facts
      • What are the signs and symptoms of childhood ADHD?
      • What should parents do if they suspect their child has ADHD?
      • What are the causes of childhood ADHD?
      • What should parents of children with ADHD expect from their child?
      • What treatment options exist for a child with ADHD?
      • What are the risks of the use of stimulant medication and other treatments?
      • What are other therapeutic approaches for children with ADHD?
      • Is childhood ADHD on the rise?
      • What is the outlook for a child with ADHD?
      • What can parents of children with ADHD do to help themselves?
    • Holiday Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Though the holidays are a fun time for most, for others, they're a sad, lonely and anxiety-filled time. Get tips on how to avoid...learn more »
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      • Holiday depression, anxiety, and stress facts
      • What causes the holiday blues?
      • Is the environment and reduced daylight a factor in wintertime sadness?
      • What are symptoms and signs of holiday depression, anxiety, and stress?
      • How is holiday anxiety, stress, and depression diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for holiday depression, anxiety, and stress?
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      • What are the major changes to medical insurance? How does the ACA affect Medicare?
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      Heart Attack Prevention Overview Article
      • Introduction
      • What is atherosclerosis?
      • What are coronary heart diseases (CHD)?
      • What is angina pectoris?
      • What is a heart attack?
      • Ventricular fibrillation
      • Heart failure
      • What is cerebral vascular disease?
      • Ischemic stroke
      • Hemorrhagic stroke
      • Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
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      • What are the risk factors for coronary atherosclerosis and heart disease?
      • How can coronary atherosclerosis and heart attacks be prevented?

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