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Donít go blind because of cost
Friday, August 18, 2017
Why would someone see an eye doctor when they have no symptoms? The truth is, some of the diseases that can rob you of your sight don’t show symptoms until you’ve already lost vision. The good news is that an eye exam by an ophthalmologist — a physician who specializes in medical and surgical eye care — can catch the early signs of
 
War on opioids hurts sickle cell patients
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
For the thousands of individuals who suffer from the effects of sickle cell anemia, pain is a common part of their lives. The inherited disease causes red blood cells of mostly people of African descent to deform into a sickle shape. This inhibits the red blood cells from carrying oxygen throughout the body, which can cause severe pain and organic damage.
 
Teach kids how to swim
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Cooling off in a pool, lake or ocean can be a refreshing idea, but only if you know how to avoid the dangers. Drowning is a leading cause of death in children under 14. One reason is that 70 percent of African-American and 60 percent of Hispanic children don’t know how to swim, the USA Swimming Foundation reports. Minority children are also less
 
How to restore someone's trust in you
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Anyone who has experienced a breach of trust knows the pain and confusion that can go into trying to restore that trust. Any number of circumstances can cause us to lose trust. It can be a fairly minor incident, like a teen being late for a few too many curfews, or a major one, like an infidelity in a relationship. The person who lied feels they can never
 

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Durham College Anniversary

Time: Aug. 25-27, 6 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. The 2017

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Ballet Dancer

Time: 3 p.m. Do you know a child who dreams of

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Community Bowling

The St. Paul Community Bowling League will start

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