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Teaching Our Children About Respect and Consent

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Friday, September 2, will be a monumental day, and not at all in a good way. On that day, a man will be released after serving half of his sentencing for raping an unconscious woman. Let’s be clear. His sentencing was six months, and he is being released after serving …

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Feed the Fam: Date Night Chicken Pan Fried Noodles


Chinese food is one of our favorite go-to dinners as a family. Instead of going out to eat, how about staying in? I made this for the family for our “date night in” and not only saved money making it, I was able to control what was in it. This …

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Keep your cool, and know the signs of heat exhaustion!

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With summer in full swing, most parents are generally aware of importance sun protection. But in addition to abundant sunshine, northern Nevada also gets its fair share of extreme desert heat! These high temperatures put everyone, especially kids, at risk for developing adverse heat reactions like heat exhaustion and heatstroke, …

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Plan for Your Success

Mark Zarubi is a personal trainer at Saint Mary's Fitness Center

To be successful with health and fitness goals one must PLAN for success.   That requires thinking ahead about workouts, nutrition, and sleep.   As a personal trainer for many years and someone who has a very busy and active schedule in and out of the gym, I can state for certain …

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