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If you hear a friend say things, like: “My family would be better off without me,” or “I don’t want to live anymore,” or “I just want to sleep forever,” or “I can’t do this anymore,” it’s time to perk up and really listen. These words are sometimes what people say instead of saying, “I want to kill myself.” They are often said with just as much sincerity, but are easier to brush off. Recognizing these and other signs of suicide is the first important step in preventing suicide among family members and friends. People with depression often feel like they have been fighting a battle for a long time, and they are tired. They start thinking it might be easier to just stop fighting. Or, they feel like a burden on others. Some simply want the world to stop for a while so they can figure out the next best move after a traumatic event, such as a break up or the death of a loved one. Health issues can also bring on suicidal thoughts. It’s good to know that, when people get the support they n...

 
 
 
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Some people only walk or run for exercise. Others only lift weights. But did you know in addition to endurance and strength, there are two other types of exercises important to developing and stayi...

 
 
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Grains are part of a balanced plate, but not all grains are equally nutritious. Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, or another cereal grain is a grain product.  They are divided...

 
 
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Editor’s note: The following article is sponsored content from Memorial Regional Health. Following a stay in the hospital for illness or injury, transitioning to the home can be a task that require...

 

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