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What’s Up with Steroids?

Steroids are organic compounds which the body makes naturally to combat disease and illnesses and to help balance the body when needed. The most common form of steroids seen in the body is in the form of a hormone. Two of the most heard about hormones that the body produces are the sex hormones known as estrogen and testosterone, with estrogen being predominate in females and testosterone in males. A problem regarding hormones is the abuse and misuse of anabolic steroids which are man-made versions of the male sex hormone, testosterone.

Some Tips on Internet Safety Using Parental Controls

The internet proves time and time again that it is one of the greatest technologies invented through how much help it provides in everyday life. However, it can also be seen as a potential danger to children due to inappropriate images and videos available online as well as people who may try to harm them. Luckily, with the improvement of technology there are also improvements in protections that are offered to parents, known as parental controls, to help monitor what your kids are seeing on the internet.

Staying Safe this New Year’s Eve

As the holidays come to an end, there is one last celebration of the year. New Year’s Eve is known for spirited festivities and heavy drinking as a way to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another.  It’s important that we remember the importance of keeping our children safe this New Year’s Eve, so here are a few helpful tips.

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