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Like My Mama Always Said…

“There’s nothing funny about safety.” The same phrase that drove me crazy as a kid is now my mantra. Looking back on all the  painful sunburns, stitches, and close calls; I don’t know why my mother ever let me out of the house. We give our kids rules ranging from wearing helmets/pads, putting on sunscreen, […]

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How well do you know your teen?

Most teenagers are unpredictable.  As a parent you would like to think that the only thing your child is thinking are about sunshine and rainbows; chances are you are probably wrong. While teens are most likely consumed with the thoughts of school, their friends and the opposite sex, parents are more concerned about their teen’s […]

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It’s Your Body, Treat it Right

Now more than ever, Americans are taking control of their lives and moving towards a fit nation. Healthy and active lifestyles and losing weight are common themes seen on TV, the internet and billboards throughout the community. It’s no wonder why; according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, obesity-related diseases were the […]

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