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Learn to swim at the YMCA. It’s a skill for life!

Learn to swim at the YMCA

Whether it’s boating on the Rough River, tubing in the Daniel Boone Forest, or jumping into the neighbor’s backyard pool, there is something special about water. We are drawn to beaches and shorelines, fishing spots, slow-running streams, waterfalls and public pools alike. Sadly, according to the Center for Disease Control and …

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RESPITE CARE

RESPITE CARE

More than 34 million Americans provided unpaid care to a relative or family member sometime in the past 12 months, according to a Caregiving in the U.S. 2015, a study published by the AARP and the National Alliance for Caregivers. Not surprisingly, the study found the “typical” unpaid caregiver was a …

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Mountain Games debut Sept. 3 at Heritage Farm

Mountain Games debut Sept. 3

By Lauren Breece, Marshall University Student You need to throw a tomahawk. Not your speed? How about shoveling some coal or walking a steel beam? That – and more – is what the Mountain Games are all about. Join fellow Appalachians on Saturday, Sept. 3, during this first-ever celebration of …

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From Bats to CATs: What You Don’t Know About Imaging!

What You Don’t Know About Imaging

We often don’t give much thought to the forces around us … gravity, electromagnetic fields, sound waves, light, radio waves, radiation. But the discovery and study of these natural forces, and our own creativity, led to the development of one of the most important fields of medicine today: Diagnostic Imaging Most …

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