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Step up to better-fitting Kids’ Shoe

Step up to better-fitting Kids' Shoe

For most families, shoes are a major back-to-school investment. So choosing the right shoes – ones that fit properly, wear well and provide good support – is important. Unfortunately, most shoes today are purchased in self-serve shoe stores or even online … leaving parents with a job for which many …

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For Men, Health is About Much More Than the Prostate

For Men, Health is About Much More Than the Prostate

Along with falling leaves, cooler temperatures and Friday night football games, September brings with it an interest in men’s health. Typically this interest centers around prostate cancer but the truth is that disease isn’t the biggest health threat affecting American men. Prostate cancer is dangerous but is almost always slow-growing and …

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Social Media and Teens: Curse or Blessing?

Social Media and Teens: Curse or Blessing?

If you’re the parent of a teen or young adult, you already know that their experience of growing up is vastly different that your experience. That’s the way it’s always been: Older people looking down on younger people, shaking their heads and muttering about “today’s kids.” And still, the human race …

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Celiac Disease: A Complex Autoimmune Disorder

Celiac Disease: A Complex Autoimmune Disorder

Celiac disease is a serious autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. It is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are at risk for long-term health complications. …

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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What is Childhood Cancer? Childhood cancer (also called pediatric cancer) typically means a cancer that is found in children and teens, and sometimes young adults. It is not just one disease. There are many types, which can be found in different places throughout the body. The most common cancer in …

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Keeping Our Kids Healthy in School

Keeping Our Kids Healthy in School

As autumn approaches, children are already back at school. Because children spend much of their time in classrooms, schools are an ideal setting to teach and model healthy behaviors. As children across the country get ready to return to school, parents and staff can gear up to improve the health of …

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Tips to avoid hidden sugars

Tips to avoid hidden sugars

Kellie McKinney, MS | Healthy Lifestyle columnist | Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts Low-fat and ‘diet’ foods often contain extra sugar to help improve their taste and palatability and to add bulk and texture in the place of fat. Even savoury foods, like ready-made soups and sauces may contain added sugar. …

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A Change in Destiny

A Change in Destiny

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Jerry sat patiently in his shiny black Chevy Silverado in the same spot by the playground like he had done for the last four weekends. He reached over and picked up a brown paper bag, took out and slowly unwrapped his …

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The Scoop on Salt Therapy Bluegrass Salt Room

The Scoop on Salt Therapy Bluegrass Salt Room

Have you wanted to try a more natural treatment option for your respiratory ailments, but not sure what is available? Do you currently suffer from asthma, allergies, sinusitis, ear infections, bronchitis, cold and flu symptoms, smoker’s cough, COPD, psoriasis or eczema? Do you simply just need to reduce stress and anxiety …

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“Test Drive” Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Would you buy a car without test driving it first? Would you buy a house without seeing it first? If the answer is no, then why would you buy a hearing aid without taking it for a “test drive”? If you are like most …

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