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There is hardly an aspect of baseball in Marana that Allen Gillespie has not had his hand in. Gillespie has taken his love for the game and literally made it his life. He is truly Marana’s “Mr. Baseball.”
(Family Features) This holiday, take some tips from the big man with the jolly red hat. Whether shopping for family and friends young or old, you're sure to find something for everyone on your list with these gifts, specially selected from Santa himself.
(Family Features) Cookies, cakes and pies are the typical treats associated with the holidays, but there are other ways to celebrate the sweetness of the season. Flavorful appetizers, beverages and snacks can also carry those richly sweet tastes you crave.
Less than two weeks after winning a state championship CDO cross country runner Bridgette Doucet has made her college selection. She will run for Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee.
(StatePoint) One of the most important aspects of holiday entertaining is sometimes overlooked -- proper pairing of the food and wine. Even if you have a bottle of top quality wine and an amazing chef-inspired dish, without considering how the food and drink combine, you can ruin the taste of both, say experts.
(StatePoint) You may have heard of “summer slide” – when those summer months cause kids to lose all that glorious information and knowledge they acquired during the school year. But even shorter breaks can cause education rifts for students, too.
(NAPSM)—La enfermedad de células falciformes conlleva a que glóbulos rojos de forma anormal reduzcan el flujo de sangre dentro de los vasos sanguíneos. Es hereditaria, de la misma manera que las personas heredan el color de los ojos, la piel y el cabello. En los Estados Unidos, se estima que la enfermedad de células falciformes afecta a más de 100.000 personas, en su mayoría afro-americanos. Y aunque la enfermedad de células falciformes causa dolor severo y otras complicaciones, con el tratamiento y la atención adecuada, es posible que la mayoría de las personas que la tienen tengan vidas normales y activas. Acá encontrará lo que necesita saber sobre la enfermedad, las poblaciones más afectadas, cómo manejar mejor la enfermedad y como mantenerse tan saludable como sea posible:
(NAPSI)—Taking care of your heart is an important part of living a healthy life, especially when you consider that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 600,000 people die of heart disease each year—that’s one in every four deaths.
Your doctor can help you discover the answers to vital questions about your heart health. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—Here’s health news you should find easy to swallow: Whether you’re working, traveling, playing sports or just relaxing, it’s important to stay hydrated regardless of the season.
Canyon Del Oro High School senior Bridget Doucet finished her final season in cross country on top of the podium, winning the Division II State Championship. However, for any other runner, it may have been just the final race of her high school career, but for Doucet it capped off a marathon of not only becoming the best in her favorite sport, but also in defeating a yearlong battle against anorexia.
Nationally acclaimed for his research and procedures with the robotic-assisted cardiac surgery, Dr. Robert Poston now brings his 12 years of experience to Northwest Medical Center.
Hundreds of thousands of vehicles have been recalled in recent months for faulty ignition switches.
Mountain View High School has had five former students killed in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, which is believed to be the most of any high school in America. This somber fact led to the construction of a veterans’ memorial in front of the school. Nov. 8, the school dedicated the monument to the five, as well as any United States military veteran.
(BPT) - When Monique Wright-Williams lost her mother to diabetes-related complications, she became determined not to follow the same path.
(BPT) - Popular wisdom would have you believe that the best holiday gift must have a battery, a touch screen and wireless capability. Technology gifts, however, rarely stand the test of time. Give your loved one a smartphone or tablet in December and it may already be obsolete by spring. What’s more, market research firm MarketTools found 14 percent of us return consumer electronic gifts after the holidays.
(Family Features) With wagging tails and bright eyes, pets offer up a wealth of benefits to their owners. Keeping your four-legged friends active, energetic and at their best begins with providing essential nutrients, which can quickly result in changes you can see.
Oro Valley Hospital has been named a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of health care organizations. The honor recognizes hospitals that excel at meeting the Commission’s stringent measurements for exemplary patient care. This is the second time Oro Valley Hospital has earned the designation.
(BPT) - Time isn’t just a commodity during the busy holiday season – it’s precious all year long. While you can’t give actual time to your friends and family, you can give gifts that help them save time and streamline their busy days. Here are five gift ideas that will help open-up time for your loved ones.
(NAPSI)—A company that manufactures outerwear has created a campaign to honor everyday heroes.
Members of Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 distributed dictionaries to third-grade students at Casa Christian, Copper Creek, Immaculate Heart, Mesa Verde, and Wilson elementary schools in Oro Valley. Project Chairperson Joyce Garcia purchased 320 dictionaries, and with the help of lodge members, presented each student with a dictionary that includes the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the history of the American Flag.
In November, The Loft Cinema will be presenting work from writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson’s stellar filmography, just in time to get caught up for the release of his star-studded mystery thriller “Inherent Vice” (in theaters Dec.12).