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Putting an end to GERD: Non-surgical TIF procedure stops acid reflux

Putting an end to GERD: Non-surgical TIF procedure stops acid reflux

Cathy Reed was suffering from acid reflux, also known as GERD, when she read about the transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) procedure i…

August 23, 2014 10:15 am Related

Quick fixes make that homey feel a snap

Quick fixes make that homey feel a snap

Creating the comforting ambiance of personal and permanency in a rental space takes some planning, otherwise there goes the damage deposit whe…

August 09, 2014 10:47 am Photos

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Coaching for the love of it

Coaching for the love of it

Behind every youth sports team is a coach. A coach who, after a long day at work, drives to the field where he stays past dark.

June 05, 2014 9:30 am Photos

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Outside in NWI: Local parks provide fun day trips as the season finally changes

Outside in NWI: Local parks provide fun day trips as the season finally changes

Looking for a day trip to take with the family? You don't have to venture far to find the perfect trip.

May 10, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Horses provide therapy for special needs riders

Horses provide therapy for special needs riders

On a little track in a covered arena in Hobart, individuals with disabilities light up as they escape the restrictions and difficulties of eve…

April 20, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Kids’ snack attacks: What parents can do

Kids’ snack attacks: What parents can do

Children are bombarded with snack food commercials on TV, billboards, even fast-food signs can trigger a snack attack.

April 03, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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Keeping lawn and garden care simple for safety

Keeping lawn and garden care simple for safety

Children and pets love the outdoors, making it important to take the proper safety precautions with gardening and lawn care. With the influx o…

April 03, 2014 9:30 am

Gardens for mental health

Gardens for mental health

Gardens not only delight with their beauty, they also can positively impact families with children in many other ways as well.

April 01, 2014 10:30 am Photos

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Winter Wellness: Tips for families to stay active and healthy in the colder months

Winter Wellness: Tips for families to stay active and healthy in the colder months

By this point in a long, dreary and very cold winter, we can either burrow in even deeper, becoming the ultimate couch potatoes or get out and…

March 09, 2014 6:30 am Photos

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Healthy parents: Setting good examples for kids in the new year

Healthy parents: Setting good examples for kids in the new year

Chasing after a toddler all day may seem like exercise enough, but a full workout is an important tool many parents need to de-stress. Thanks …

January 02, 2014 9:00 am

Get up and move: Keep your family active this winter season

Get up and move: Keep your family active this winter season

We all know that exercise is important but this time of year it is a lot easier to bundle up in a blanket and watch television than to venture…

January 02, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Region kids strike a pose: Yoga proves to help kids focus and develop healthy minds and bodies

Region kids strike a pose: Yoga proves to help kids focus and develop healthy minds and bodies

As a special education teacher, Lisa Joesten worked every day with students experiencing an inability to focus, anxiety and an excess of unpro…

January 02, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Old Habits Die Hard

Old Habits Die Hard

With New Year, resolutions to form new, good habits are abundant. But what about habits that aren't the best for your child to pick up?

January 02, 2014 6:30 am

Thankful Hearts: How kids perceive gratitude

Thankful Hearts: How kids perceive gratitude

"What do you say?" Every parent is familiar with this quiet prompting that they whisper to their kids after someone does something nice for them.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am

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