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Rêve Body Sculpting: Are you taking time for you this back to school season?

Rêve Body Sculpting

Back to school can definitely be crazy. The alarm blaring first thing in the morning, grabbing  something  quick  for  breakfast, packing lunches, rounding up book bags and getting everyone – including yourself – out the door on time can be exhausting.  All day long, we focus on other’s needs: getting the …

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Bluegrass Program Fills in Medicaid Gap for Those with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities

Bluegrass Program Fills in Medicaid Gap

Finding the right services and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities can be a challenge. Access, a program provided by Bluegrass.org, makes the process easier for families. Access has provided meaningful experiences and opportunities for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities for 50 years. Through Access, our clients …

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So your child needs an MRI. Now what?

So your child needs an MRI

When a doctor recommends an MRI or CT scan for your child, your mind races with a million questions: Is it safe? What’s wrong? Will it help diagnose the problem? Do they know how to take care of a child having an MRI? Will it hurt? Will she be scared? …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells usually form a tumor that can often be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump. The tumor is malignant (cancerous) if the cells can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to …

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Smoking and Your Heart

Smoking is associated with thicker heart walls and reduction in the heart’s pumping ability, two factors associated with increased risk of heart failure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. The study, conducted in participants of average age 75.7 and no obvious signs of cardiovascular …

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Bullying Facts for Bullying Awareness Month

Bullying

Bullying directly affects students’ ability to learn. • According to the Center for Disease Control, students who are bullied are more likely to experience low self-esteem and isolation, perform poorly in school, have few friends in school, have a negative view of school, experience physical symptoms (such as headaches, stomachaches, …

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October is ADHD Awareness Month Understanding ADHD

ADHD is a highly genetic, brain-based syndrome that has to do with the regulation of a particular set of brain functions and related behaviors. These brain operations are collectively referred to as “executive functioning skills” and include important functions such as attention, concentration, memory, motivation and effort, learning from mistakes, impulsivity, …

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Reasons to Start Running…. Now!!!

Kellie McKinney, MS | Healthy Lifestyle columnist | Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts Whether on a treadmill or in the park, it’s easy to earn those miles. Lace up those running shoes and check out a new place to explore on that next vacation. Save some money - no need for expensive gym equipment or memberships - When it comes to running, all you need to get started are the perfect pair of running shoes. Running is one of the best calorie burners out there. Say good bye to the elliptical and lace up those shoes, grab some fresh air and hit the open road!! Feeling sluggish? Get an engery boost by going for a run instead. Just one running session can increase energy and chip away at fatigue . Doesn't hurt to get a glimpse of nature to improve mood as well. Take your best friend for a run! When it’s time to hit the pavement, grab a leash to give your four legged running buddy some exercise. Stressed? Instead of tuning in to a TV marathon or resorting to poor habits, give running a try. Running truly is a wonderful release and form of therapy.

Kellie McKinney, MS | Healthy Lifestyle columnist | Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts Whether on a treadmill or in the park, it’s easy to earn those miles. Lace up those running shoes and check out a new place to explore on that next vacation. Save some money – no need …

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Your Attitude Determines Your Competence

Life-giving Attitude Part Three: Do It Afraid. By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Jeff was a bit quiet for me. It took a little while to get him going, but we eventually clicked. He was a really smart guy. The company he worked for gave him …

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Truly Personalized Medicine is Here It’s far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has. – Hippocrates

Truly Personalized Medicine

The concept of personalized medicine – tailoring the treatment to the individual – has been around for more than 2,000 years. It hasn’t been until recently, however, that the promise of personalized medicine has become reality. The mapping of the human genome has allowed us to understand the impact of genes, …

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