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Keeping pre-teens safe as they grow older

Keeping pre-teens safe as they grow older

Life changes a bit when school resumes in the fall. Traffic patterns become more regular, family schedules adjust and kids fill their hours with classes, homework and after-school activities. As…

The Road to Recovery

Cheryl Edwards was the host of her own radio talk show. But what she wants to talk about these days is how she made it through what she says was…

Is teen hearing loss on the rise?

Is teen hearing loss on the rise?

Pause for a moment and picture someone who is hard of hearing. Did a teenager come to mind? Probably not. However, the results of a recent study paint a troubling…

Tips for Parents: Growth Patterns and Potential Health Issues

This year, Congress is recognizing the first-ever Growth Awareness Week to put a spotlight on the need for parents to better educate themselves on proper growth patterns for children. Monitoring…

Teenagers believe legalization of marijuana encourages experimentation and may lead to further drug use

Teenagers believe legalization of marijuana encourages experimentation and may lead to further drug use

The legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use is happening in states across the nation. These changes may be affecting the way teenagers think about marijuana and other…

3 myths about microwave foods

3 myths about microwave foods

Everyone has their favorite foods they save for a special treat, or to make an already enjoyable occasion even better. But with a constant flow of information about food and…

Why salt is essential to human life

Why salt is essential to human life

Did you know salt is an important ingredient for your good health? No electrolyte is more essential to human survival than salt because the sodium you get from salt is…

Plateau-busting tips for avoiding common workout pitfalls

Plateau-busting tips for avoiding common workout pitfalls

That stubborn muffin top that does not want to budge, the extra 20 minutes you can’t manage to add to your workout – when plateaus occur they can leave you…

Food safety tips for the summer cookout

Food safety tips for the summer cookout

Summer’s here – it’s time to slip on a pair of flip-flops and don your favorite grilling apron with that one-of-a-kind catchy slogan.  You know the one. Maybe it’s “King…

The human touch: Handcrafted items speak to the soul with unique, customized appeal

The human touch: Handcrafted items speak to the soul with unique, customized appeal

The quilt handed down through generations, the turn-of-the-century wooden rocking chair made by a long-gone relative, hand-stitched samplers that have graced every home your family has lived in – handcrafted…

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