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Caring for the Caregivers

Caring for the Caregivers
The Hidden Victims of Long-Term Illness
People caring for a sick child, spouse or parent can find the emotional, physical and financial strains overwhelming. Other people thrive in the role of caregiver and feel a sense of well-being and greater meaning in life. Every situation is different, but research can help us better understand the causes of stress for caregivers and how best to help caregivers as they care for others.

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Noise Pollution
A Different Environmental Problem
Your mother was right when she told you to turn down the volume. Too much noise not only pollutes the environment; it can permanently damage your hearing.

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