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Keeping the faith

Making a fundamental change in your lifestyle – one that’s going to stick – is not always easy. Even when you are strongly motivated and committed to the challenge, you may experience periods of doubt. I have found that the key to handling those down moments is what I have made my new mantra: Keep the Faith.

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Get to know your family history this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is next week. Christmas arrived in Covington on Thursday (with the lighting of the Square) but still… let’s not forget about Thanksgiving! This is one of my favorite holidays.

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Posted: nov. 22, 2014 5:10 p.m. | Updated: nov. 22, 2014 10:00 p.m.

The Great American Smokeout

Last week, a friend of mine ended up in the hospital. He is a healthy looking 20-something and he was suffering from atrial fibrillation. With a pulse of 192, his heart was racing and he had passed out twice earlier in the morning. His body was sending him some SERIOUS signals. The first thing his doctor said was that he needed to quit smoking.

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Posted: nov. 15, 2014 4:04 p.m. | Updated: nov. 15, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Make some positive changes this month

I recently ate out with a friend of mine. After I had ordered my sandwich and side, I listened to her carefully place her order. She took great pains to not stress out the server and be labeled a difficult customer, but she had some very particular food choices. Sauces and dressings on the side, no salt added during cooking, substitute broccoli for fries, grilled with no extra butter. When it was all said and done, I was much more interested in her creative meal than my boring old sandwich combo.

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Posted: nov. 08, 2014 7:22 p.m. | Updated: nov. 08, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Halloween pedestrian safety

Halloween is coming.

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Posted: oct. 25, 2014 4:58 p.m.
Help yourself to better health with health literacy

Help yourself to better health with health literacy

There once was a town in the heart of America where health seemed to come naturally for everyone. The town lay in the midst of a checkerboard of organic and wholesome farms. Fresh fruit and vegetables were bountiful and affordable. Within the town itself, recreational opportunities were free and plentiful – children, adults, and senior citizens were often seen exercising with broad smiles on their faces.

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Posted: oct. 18, 2014 5:08 p.m.
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