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The Empty Nest Syndrome

Starting Your Next Chapter by Kristin Cicciarelli | Contributor Congratulations! Your child is ready to take off on his own. Perhaps he’s going to college, or beginning a new career or a relationship with a significant other. It’s time to

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Changing Seasons and The Seasons of Change

Every stage of life has its own theme, from the wonderment of birth to our ending days, and everything in-between. It’s about personal growth, and with growth comes change: changes in our minds, our bodies, our social status, our goals

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Back-to-School Lunches

And Getting Back Into That “Zone” by Bobbie Ames | Food and Entertainment Editor As the lazy days of summer come to an end, it’s time to put your back-to-school routine in overdrive. Focus on delicious, nutritious school lunches that

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FALL for These Fashion Trends

New styles flooding the stores are a sure sign fall is here! The changing of the seasons calls for some of the newest looks. Think rich hues, mixed patterns, lush leather and smooth suede. Get groovy with a 70’s revival:

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Homecoming Hoopla

Pep rallies, painted faces, parades and the king and queen’s court… all the fun and festivities that herald homecoming and The Big Game. And don’t forget the big dance! Girls – get ready to express your passion for fashion, and

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Summer is Over…Is Overuse Injury is Right Around the Corner?

    by Dr. Kwabena Blankson | Contributor 16-year-old Robin has had the best summer. She traveled to 3 different states with her club soccer team and won 2 tournaments! School is about to start, and fall soccer practice will

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Preparticipation Physical Examinations — NOT the Same as Annual Wellness Checkups

‘Tis the season when athletes must have turned in their “physical” forms for fall athletics, lest they be turned away from the joy of  “two-a-days” and the coming football/track/cheer/etc. season practices. What makes these checkups different from other checkups? by

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Teen Athletes and Sports Injuries

Be Aware, Take Care and Wear Protective Gear by Karyn Brodsky | Staff Writer With a new school year comes a new season of school sports for teens. And with that comes the commitment to two-a-days and practice, the intensity

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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Byres

SMOKE Plano – the perfect gathering place by Kristin Cicciarelli | Contributor Honest. Genuine. Real. It’s clearly how Chef Tim Byres rolls—both in and out of the kitchen. It’s also what led him to open Oak Cliff-based Smoke in 2009

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