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Go red for women

February 15… the day after Valentine’s Day. If you are one of the 62% of Americans celebrate Valentine’s Day, happy day-after. This is when all that Valentine’s Day chocolate goes on sale! If you have small children, you spent the days leading up to Valentine’s Day in a frenzy of glue and glitter.

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Updated: feb. 22, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Eat your way to a healthy, happy you

My super-busy life began seven years ago when my dad was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. At the time, his diagnosis was really scary for our family.

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Posted: jan. 31, 2015 4:12 p.m. | Updated: feb. 01, 2015 7:00 a.m.

National Wear Red Day February 6

The color of February is red. Not for Valentine’s Day (though that is so romantic that you thought that). No, the color of February is red… for women’s heart disease.

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Posted: jan. 31, 2015 4:14 p.m. | Updated: feb. 01, 2015 7:00 a.m.

The sneaky thief of sight

I have to admit something: I grew up in an era that made fun of kids with glasses. Especially big, thick ones. Now these thick, dark frames are all the rage. So the last time I went to the eye doctor, I had a hard time picking out frames because all I saw were big, thick, dark frames, until I found these lovely red ones (yes red!).

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Posted: jan. 24, 2015 12:36 p.m. | Updated: jan. 24, 2015 11:30 p.m.

YMCA gets new treadmills

As Newton County is growing and developing, so is the local YMCA. Located on 2140 Newton Drive Northeast, the YMCA has received several new treadmills that will replace old ones.

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Posted: jan. 24, 2015 12:37 p.m. | Updated: jan. 24, 2015 11:30 p.m.
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Beating the winter blues

The sun will rise at 7:41 a.m. on Monday. And it will set at 5:46 a.m. that same day. That means that we will have 10 hours of daylight on Monday. We have already passed the shortest day of the year – the winter solstice was on December 21. With the recent grey and rainy weather of the past couple weeks, it may seem like these are all short days of daylight, if we even see the sun at all. I recently was asked by a friend if London had relocated to Covington. I then had to ...

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Posted: jan. 16, 2015 5:29 p.m. | Updated: jan. 18, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Playing for Keeps: New Year’s resolutions that last

Here we are in the New Year, and if you’re like most people, you’ve made resolutions to lose weight, eat better, get more exercise, and generally take better care of yourself.

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Posted: jan. 16, 2015 5:30 p.m.

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