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Archive for July, 2007

Why is asbestos still legal in America?

9th July 2007

Asbestos is still legal in America. Everyone knows it causes Mesothelioma but asbestos is legal and companies still use it. Can someone explain this to me? I mean we have lawsuits all over the place; this article is about companies going bankrupt, insurers who don’t want to pay, reinsurers, etc. We have a lawyer who […]

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Insomnia: looking for sympathy and advice

6th July 2007

I’m on 24 straight days and counting of not being able to sleep before around 5/6 AM. anyone else have such bad sleeping problems? Ever since I heard some sort of ghost voice a few a times, i just have not been able to sleep at night. Answer 1: I’ve always been like this. I […]

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2 keys to strength training: dumbells and changing routines

3rd July 2007

Key to strength training: Do your sets with dumbells and you’ll be amazed how easy it is to use a straight bar with heavy weights in a few months. Using dumbells means using some stabilizing muscles that aren’t really used with straight bar exercises. That’s a big key to strength gains. Key to strength training: […]

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How to recover quickly from a long race

2nd July 2007

Here’s an interesting article with advice for recovering from longer races: Eat carbs Walk Soak in cool water Drink water

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Online nursing degrees might be a good career move

2nd July 2007

Since I got my Masters degree online (technically correspondence not online) I’m fairly interested in online education. So when I learned that they have online nursing degrees, I figured I had to blog about it, especially when I saw nursing PhDs. According to the US Department of Labor, job prospects for nurses will be strong. […]

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