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featured-healthhealthIssue 18

    By Alex Cantatore Tammy Wu stood up in her sixth grade classroom. In broken English, she recited a sentence she’d memorized: ” I want to go to an Ivy League school and become a physician.”   At the time, it seemed like a pipe dream for the Taiwan-born immigrant.

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  By Alex Cantatore It all started with a seemingly simple freshman English assignment at Modesto’s Gregory High School: Write about a goal, a dream of yours.   Some kids wrote about getting bigger muscles. Others wrote about getting rich. Most were standard high schooler dreams, in short. But Dominic Barandica’s essay

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featured-healthhealthIssue 17

By Alex Cantatore   Everyone looks forward to retirement. But what if a life spent behind a desk leaves your body too weak to enjoy it?   Enter the Healthy Aging Association, a local non- profit that offers fitness programs, health and nutrition education, and fall prevention strategies. The Association’s

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featured-healthhealthIssue 14

Technology is great. It enables us to learn more, do more and do it faster. It’s also produced a new challenge: Gaming/Internet Addiction.

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featured-healthhealthIssue 14

It was only a few days until Christmas, and the 11 year old Taylor had a pile of presents under her mom’s tree, but she happily reported that it was not as large as the pile at her Dad’s house.

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featured-healthIssue 11

by Jacqui D. Sinarle When it comes to saving for your child’s college education, there’s no time like the present to begin. That’s because college costs are rising and making small, consistent contributions to a savings fund can be less painful than facing an overwhelming tuition bill or the lingering

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featured-healthIssue 10

As children, our generation was taught how to speak to others. We were taught to say please and thank you and, depending on our culture, whether or not we were to make direct eye contact when speaking with adults.  We were encouraged to say nice things about others and not

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