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    Special Needs Educator Emphasizes the Importance of Cooking as a Key Life Skill

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    NEW COOKBOOK OFFERS DELICIOUS, EVERYDAY RECIPES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY-CHALLENGED COMMUNITY OR ANY YOUNG PERSON LEARNING TO COOK      In her 11 years of experience working with special education students, Beverly Worth Palomba has found that developmentally-challenged individuals require certain teaching strategies. After developing a culinary arts class for her special needs students, she found […]

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    Solving the Healthy Lunch Dilemma w/ @emeals

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    zv7qrnb Don’t be tricked by labels that promise health benefits, or fun, colorful packaging that your son or daughter will love. Fruit roll-ups seem like the childhood dream food, but they have three types of sugar listed in the first five ingredients and some brands also have trans fats and artificial colors, which may lead […]

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    Teen Steroid Use Alarming Findings – Awareness Efforts

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    A recent research study conducted by University of Minnesota researchers found that teens are using steroids and muscle-enhancing substances at higher rates than previously thought.  The study found that 5.9 percent of boys in the survey reported using steroids, while the rate among girls was 4.6 percent. The findings were surprising, especially since some of the steroid […]

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Polar Loop Bundle Top Activity Bracelet 2013

Polar Loop Bundle includes the Polar Loop activity bracelet and a Polar H7 Bluetooth chest strap according to Heart Rate Watch Company. The company says it is the best activity tracker bracelet ever made. Why Loop Is Superior “FitBit, Nike Fuelband and the others don’t have the ability to display heart rate and it is […]


Tips for Halloween Safety

zv7qrnb Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in front of […]


Daylight Savings and Smoke Alarms

Time to Turn Your Clocks Back It’s that time of year again. On Sunday, November 3, the clocks go back, the days get shorter and families get an extra precious hour of sleep.  But what you may not know is that Daylight Savings is also a great time to check your smoke alarms to make […]


What a fresh idea Target teams up with Dove Men+Care and the NCAA #TargetNCAA

When it comes to football there is the NFL and NCAA and sometimes I gotta say the NCAA teams play better then the NFL teams. Around these parts there is nothing better than a good college rivalry like Ohio State verse Michigan. The best part of college football is all the bowl games its like the […]


Author Explores Transition into Adulthood in New Book – The Saffron Falcon

by J. E. Hopkins  NEW FANTASY THRILLER EXPLORES TRANSITION INTO ADULTHOOD In The Saffron Falcon (Unseen Worlds Publishing, 2013), author J. E. Hopkins uses fantasy and what he calls “Transition magic” to explore the unique challenges faced by adolescents as they reach adulthood. A dark fantasy-thriller, the book takes place in our world in the […]


Helping Kids Cope During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Dr. Maitland Deland October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. And while many news outlets will focus on breast cancer prevention and treatment for women, few will tackle how breast cancer impacts a patient’s family — and more specifically her kids. As a radiation oncologist who has spent my life working closely with women and […]