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Children don’t usually outgrow their baby fat — and a new report warns that it’s time for steps to help prevent babies, toddlers and preschoolers from getting too pudgy too soon. Among the recommendations are for better guidelines on what and how much toddlers should eat, sort of a food pyramid for the under-2 set […]

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Verb:  Decry  (dih-KRY) Definition: 1. To depreciate (as a coin) officially or publicly 2. To express strong disapproval of Sample sentence:  The mission of the group  is to decry the pollution of the environment by manufacturing companies.

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So you have a case of the blues. You are depressed and just can’t seem to shake that feeling.  What can you do? 1.  Motion creates positive emotion. Try to do some type of physical activity you enjoy daily. 2.  Put on your favorite song. 3.  Write a letter or call a friend. 4.  Write […]

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For this post we get to record what most people focus on when they listen to a recording…. Vocals! We had about a month between the guitars and the vocals because I had to find time off from work to get over to the Houghton area.  In that time Matt had moved to his father’s […]

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Each weekday it’s movie trivia which starts up at 3pm EST on The Workday Wind Down. Call 227-7777 with your answer! Make sure you tune in for a chance to WIN 2 Movie Tickets to any show you want to see! It’s all brought to you by Carmike Cinemas and your friends right here on […]

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Noun:  Solstice  (SOHL-stis) Definition:  Either of the two times a year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator: about June 21, when the sun reaches its northernmost point on the celestial sphere, or about December 22, when it reaches its southernmost point. Sample sentence: Many Scandinavians celebrate the summer solstice […]

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Want to encourage healing, boost your immune system, and help protect against vision loss? Then consider zinc. This mineral plays an important role in cell production, including creating new skin cells, but how much you take is important. Moderate doses of zinc can enhance immunity, while high doses can actually depress it and should be […]

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Adjective:  Ritzy  (RIT-see) Definition: 1.  Being characteristic of, or befitting a snob:  snobbish 2.  Impressively or ostentatiously fancy or stylish:  fashionable Sample sentence:  They gathered at the ritzy Palms Place Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas to lounge and swim.

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Water flushes our systems of waste products and toxins. Yet many people go through life dehydrated, causing tiredness, low energy and headaches. It’s common to mistake thirst for hunger,  so staying well hydrated will also help you make healthier food choices. Get some exercise daily. Find something active that you like to do and add […]

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Noun:  Alterity  (awl-TAIR-uh-tee) Definition:  Otherness: specifically the quality of state of being radically alien to the conscious self of a particular cultural orientation. Sample sentence:  The novel focuses on the alterity experienced by adolescents exploring how they both value and fear it.

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