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Fitness Facts: Insect bites and stings

June 19, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert delves into the symptoms of insect bites and stings and how to deal with them.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Suicide prevention

June 19, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade tackles an issue that has been a big part of the recent news cycle: suicide. She has some solid advice for what to do if you see signs of depression in someone you know.

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Antelope Intros: Michael McCabe and Jessica Baral

June 18, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a new employee who can’t wait to take his kids to the Christmas “snowfall” at Desert Ridge Marketplace and another who tries a new recipe every week. The foodie also proclaims herself a buff of a famous war in American history.

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Fitness Facts: Think before you go out in the heat

June 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Fitness Facts is apropos for this time of year: Connie Colbert stresses the importance of taking proper precautions before going outside into the heat.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Finding the right words

June 12, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade has the right words to discuss the importance of the words we use. Those words can be destructive, but she has ideas about how to make them constructive.

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Antelope Intros: Michael Major and Kyle Hammontree

June 11, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a self-proclaimed “video game nerd” who loves hip-hop and a former GCU rugby player who knows what it’s like to shoulder the burden — or, in his case, burden his shoulders.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Kick stress to the curb

June 05, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

Headaches, blemishes, depression — stress can usher in all these unwelcome physical signs. Dr. Deb Wade says to take steps to de-stress, that “heinous intruder,” and enjoy the lazy days of summer.

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Fitness facts: Avoid summer food poisoning

June 05, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

By Connie Colbert Director, Canyon Health and Wellness Clinic During the summer, we often have cookouts and outdoor gatherings surrounding food. The warm weather can ripen food faster, exposing us to unwanted illness. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, when temperatures rise, bacteria flourishes. But you can protect your summer outdoor meal. Here are a few tips to avoid food-borne illnesses: Pack away unwanted food: Food left in warm temperatures for more than an hour (especially if the temperature is more than 90 degrees) is more prone to illness-causing bacteria to grow. Leftovers should be wrapped and refrigerated as soon as possible. Marinate your meat in the refrigerator. Leaving foods on the counter in a warm room is begging for food poisoning. Do not reuse any marinade that has come in contact with raw fish, chicken, poultry or meat. Grill your meat well done. Red meats and fish should reach a temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit and poultry should reach 165 degrees Fahrenheit to assure bacteria is wiped out. Invest in a food thermometer to help determine the temperature. Raw and cooked foods should never touch the same surface without sanitizing the hot, soapy water. Do not mix […]

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Antelope Intros: Wendy Alford and Shaye Dallmann

June 04, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

This week’s edition of Antelope Intros features a librarian who is fluent in a most unusual “language” and a university counselor who can use her voice in a little more traditional way.

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Dr. Deb’s Mental Health Vitamin: Show your emotions!

May 29, 2018 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Mental Health Vitamin, Dr. Deb Wade emphasizes how healthy it is to show your emotions. “Emotions do indeed ‘prove’ our humanity and are true gifts that enhance our everyday life experience,” she writes.

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