Hot Topics for Parents: Listening to Your Child

No matter how much we dress them up like little adults, kids are still kids. They haven’t had time to learn how to completely control their behavior and emotions. So when kids misbehave, adults need to think carefully about what is going on before giving consequences and punishments. Read More »

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Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices

“Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme …”  This line is a part of the lyrics to the popular 1966 Simon and Garfunkel song, “Scarborough Fair,” but they could also be the herbs you plant in your flower or vegetable garden this year to give your favorite foods that extra pizzazz this summer. Read More »

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Hot Topics for Parents: Giving Positive Attention

It’s 5:45 p.m. and a mom has just gotten off work and picked her child up from daycare. They are at the grocery store getting something for supper, and the 15-month-old child is in the seat of the grocery cart. Mom is obviously tired and stressed. Read More »

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Avera Race Training: Race Day Reflections

The Avera Race Against Breast Cancer was an amazing event this year! I hope you were able to join us. If you weren’t, I’ll tell you a few of the highlights…
Survivor Inspiration
It was a chilly morning, but spirits were very high. Read More »

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Are You At Risk For Developing A Skin Cancer?

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and while no cause of skin cancer has been found, risk factors have been identified. Some risk factors are passed down from parents to children through genes. Other risk factors are activities or lifestyles. Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Skin Pre-Cancers

One in five people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with skin cancer during their lifetime. Chances are you, someone in your family, or someone you know has had one.
Understanding Pre-Cancers
Actinic keratoses, commonly referred to as “pre-cancers,” are even more common than skin cancers. Read More »

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