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7 Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

Some people deal with stress better than others. Unfortunately, some turn to drugs or alcohol when they feel high levels of stress. Here are some healthy ways to deal with stress that can help you cope and positively impact your mental and physical health.

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5 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

When some substances in urine, like calcium, become highly concentrated, they can bond together and form kidney stones, which can be painful to pass or even require surgery. Here’s what you can do to prevent kidney stones and the discomfort they cause.

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Being Safe with Alcohol in the Mix

If you partake in alcoholic beverages, it’s important to keep in mind that moderation is key. If you find yourself drinking over the appropriate limit, you then put yourself at risk of injuries, violence, liver disease and even cancer.

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The Importance of Kidney Donation

Across the U.S., there are 118,000 people on waiting lists for life-saving organ transplant, including 96,000 people waiting for a kidney. Unfortunately,this year less than 17,000 of these people will receive an organ from a deceased donor. There simply aren’t enough donors.