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Kids & Technology: Parental Controls for Kids’ Electronics

Parental Controls for Kids’ Electronics

By Dana Hall McCain iMOM.com Think it’s impossible to keep an eye on your kids’ use of the internet and smartphones? Not so! Today’s parental control software options make it simple and allow you to give your children levels of freedom based upon their maturity and trustworthiness. Here are some options—both high and low-tech—you might consider: 1. Mobicip. This web-based parental …

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Mountain Games debut Sept. 3 at Heritage Farm

Mountain Games

By Lauren Breece, Marshall University Student You need to throw a tomahawk. Not your speed? How about shoveling some coal or walking a steel beam? That – and more – is what the Mountain Games are all about. Join fellow Appalachians on Saturday, Sept. 3, during this first-ever celebration of the strength, skill and backwoods knowledge that made our part …

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“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name: you are mine.”

Do not fear, for I have redeemed you

A group of friends were sitting around the kitchen table visiting.  There was commotion in another part of the house.  “It’s okay,” the homeowner sighed.  “That’s my dad.  He sees someone in the mirror and starts a conversation, then gets frustrated when he can’t hear the person talking back and yells louder.  He doesn’t recognize his own reflection anymore.”  Her father …

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Staying Active as a Family

Staying Active as a Family

Despite the seemingly infinite health benefits that physical activity provides, most people are not very active. The latest statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that just over 20 percent of adults are meeting recommended physical activity guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening physical activity.  CDC guidelines recommend at least 2.5 hours of moderate-intensity activity, …

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Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts, so it seems fitting that an entire month should be dedicated to education and awareness. In anticipation of Cataract Awareness Month, here are …

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Frequently Asked Questions About Slimmer Now Body Sculpting

Slimmer Now Body Sculpting

Q: How does Lipo-Light work? A: Through clinical studies it has been demonstrated that Lipo-Light stimulates the fat cell to emulsify (liquefy) the fat within the cell. Then the liquefied fat moves from inside the cell through a temporary pore formed in the cell membrane to outside the cell where it is in the interstitial space until absorbed by the …

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Sleep Outfitters: Successful executives are learning the value of a good night’s sleep.

Sleep Outfitters

A recent New York Magazine interview with Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington reveals the presence of a pillow in her New York bedroom emblazoned with the phrase “Sleep your way to the top.” In bygone times, that phrase carried lurid connotations of drastic measures sometimes employed to succeed in the worlds of business and entertainment. Not so in Huffington’s case. Her …

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Natural Testosterone Boosters: Are the Results Worth the Cost?

Natural Testosterone Boosters

-Article Written by Elite1Fitness The supplement industry is booming right now for a reason, marketing!  They do a wonderful job of selling you their products and making you believe that building muscle is nearly impossible without them.  Of these supplements, one of the most I get asked about the most is testosterone boosters.  I always hear, “which one should I get” …

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10 Ways to Make Dad’s Day

10 Ways to Make Dad’s Day

Celebrate your own father and the father of your children this Father’s Day. Make Dad the center of attention for a change. Here are some ways that you and your kids can make Dad’s day! 1. Before Father’s Day, sit down and write a note to your husband, telling him what a great dad he is and how important he …

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Painkillers Killing People: The Epidemic of Prescription Drug Addiction

America’s most fatally abused drug is legal and sitting in the medicine cabinet. Every day, 52 people die from opioid pain medications. Every year, 47,000 die from a drug overdose, mostly from prescription pain medications. Opioids are being overprescribed. And it is not children reaching in medicine cabinets who have made drug poisoning the #1 cause of unintentional death in …

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