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Prostate Imaging Scans

Prostate Imaging Scans

Though it’s not the most comfortable of topics, prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment affects so many of us today. There is a one in two chance that a man will develop prostate cancer, as he ages. Most cases of prostate cancer are detected by elevation of a blood test, Prostate …

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Step Up to Better-fitting Kid’s Shoes

Better-fitting Kid's Shoes

By Dr. Nicole Freels, FACAOM 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 …

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Test Your Ovarian Cancer Knowledge

Ovarian Cancer Knowledge

Ovarian Cancer Quiz—True or False? 1. Ovarian cancer can be detected by a Pap test. 2. Ovarian cancer is usually detected at already advanced stages. 3. Most people who develop ovarian cancer have a family history of ovarian cancer. 4. Birth control pills reduce the risk for developing ovarian cancer. 5. …

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Reward their hard work at Zaxby’s Kidz Night

Zaxby’s Kidz Night

It won’t be long before school is back in session and, along with it, the usual weeknight craziness: sports practice; homework; Scouting; book reports; dance class; study sessions; more homework; science fair projects; dances; more homework … Sometimes, it can be hard to squeeze a good family meal into it …

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Help Your Kids Maintain a Healthy Energy Balance

Healthy Energy Balance

As adults, parents and grandparents, we want our children to get good educations. To have friends and successful careers. To be happy, safe and secure. To build a firm spiritual foundation. For them to contribute to society. Above all else, we want them to enjoy the good health that makes …

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The Game Changer

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church One morning I was praying in my study at home and asked God for His help on something that is very important to Him and me. In my prayer, I was asking Him for specific things. Shortly after my prayer, …

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Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

Anxious feelings are normal and expected during times of transition or change. This is especially true for children and teens going back to school, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be stressful and disruptive for the entire family!  Prior to the first day of school, your anxious child …

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Orangetheory Fitness Philosophy

Orangetheory Fitness Philosophy Lexington

The physiological theory behind the Orangetheory workout is known as “Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption,” or EPOC. By providing you with a heart-rate monitor and POD, we can monitor your 5-zone interval training sessions that we call the Orange 60. During the 60-minute workout, you will perform multiple intervals designed to …

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The Mystery of Alopecia Areata

The Mystery of Alopecia Areata

Quick. Name all the reasons people lose their hair. How many did you get? Two, three? More? Let’s see, you probably thought thought of genetics, stress, medications, cancer, old age. You may even have mentioned having a baby, raising kids, or the effects of chemical/heat processing. In all likelihood, you …

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At the Lexington Public Library, Reading is Just the Beginning

Lexington Public Library, Reading is Just the Beginning

Lifelong learning and the Lexington Public Library go hand in hand. Now, the Library is pleased to introduce Lynda.com, a new online resource that helps anyone learn software, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Lynda.com gives Library members unlimited access to a vast library of high-quality, current …

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