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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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A Matter of Trust

  by Dan Satterfield | Staff Writer As parents of young kids, we would not think of leaving our kids without trustworthy supervision – even for a night out with friends.  Yet, when it comes to protecting our young adult

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Preserving Life Even After Your Gone

Life Insurance is a good investment. by Alicia Wanek | Staff Writer We know life insurance is an important way to provide for our loved ones, but there are many benefits of having a policy that you may never have

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Teen Relationships: Healthy or Not?

  by Dr. Susan Sugerman | Contributor Angela is SO lucky!” her girlfriends exclaim. The quiet, shy sophomore has scored the boyfriend of the century. C.J. is a senior and the “hottest” guy in school.  As her friends banter about

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Healthy Boundaries

Does NO Mean GO?  Learn how to establish boundaries kids can live with by Dr. Sandy Gluckman | Contributor “Boundaries” – a word that is like a red rag to a bull for parents as well as kids.  By definition,

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Turn Your Space Into Your Place

How to make your dorm room reflect your personal style on any budget Here are some easy-to-manage tips from moms and students for transforming your space into a place that you can really settle in to. Katherine’s Tips “To make

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Small Spaces, Big Ideas

How to make an ordinary dorm room super functional By Tricia White | Managing Editor Living comfortably in a small space can be challenging, but it’s not completely hopeless.  Creating a functional dorm room for your teen can be an essential

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Place-Making

Transforming Your Dorm Room into Your Home Away From Home At a time when you really need a welcoming environment that feeds your creativity and offers a sanctuary from the stresses of big life changes, the typical dorm room is

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