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Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 9:08 AM

Since having weight-loss surgery, I set many personal goals.My first — and most important — goal was to get off my prescribed medications for high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Mission accomplished.Another goal was that I wanted to lose 100 pounds by Thanksgiving. Once again, it was mission I accomplished with even a few weeks to spare.By the time you read this column, I would have achieved another personal goal. This one was to walk in a 5K race.

Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 7:01 AM

A group of squirrels were dashing around in my yard last fall. They looked worried. Rushing back and forth and up the trees, they were not finding a lot of nuts to save for the winter. I could see their furrowed brows as they chattered squirrel talk...

Posted Mar 19, 2015 at 11:01 PM

TIP OF THE WEEKSpring is upon us, and if you have seasonal allergies, you may be less excited about that than most. After all, what fun is finally freeing your face from that scarf if you’re just going to bury it in a tissue?

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 6:20 PM

The first in a series of columns written by John Harch and contributed by Project Prepare, a local group that is encouraging people to discuss and write down their medical wishes in order to avoid family conflict and unwanted medical interventions.

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 12:34 PM

“The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to,” said F. Scott Fitzgerald. Not getting enough sleep won’t just leave you groggy the next day. Sleep is a vital component of overall well-being, affecting mental, physical and emotional...

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. While the economy may be improving, finances continue to be a burden especially on young adults and parents, according to a recent study from the American Psychological Association.

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 12:23 PM

Avoiding illness

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 12:20 PM

Are peanut allergies preventable? A groundbreaking new study shows that the key to preventing peanut allergies in children may be exposing them to the food early and regularly.

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 11:53 AM

A new food trend is literally sprouting up in grocery aisles: sprouted grains and bread, rice, muffins and other products made from them.

Posted Mar 12, 2015 at 10:01 PM

TIP OF THE WEEK

Updated Mar 12, 2015 at 10:41 AM

Many people, as they get older (usually starting in their early 50s), who were once very punctual and always on time, start noticing they are now late for some of their appointments or meetings with friends. This lack of punctuality usually...

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