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Life Lessons: Is your fitness tracker accurate

Life Lessons Is your fitness tracker accurate

More than 19 million fitness trackers were used last year. It’s not hard to find someone wearing one of these devices nowadays.

Life Lessons: Outdated concussion information

Life Lessons Outdated concussion information

A new national survey, commissioned by UCLA Health, reveals that a vast majority of parents may be following outdated advice when caring for a child with a concussion, and it could be making their child’s symptoms worse.

Life Lessons: Wisdom Wednesday: Regret

Life Lessons Wisdom Wednesday Regret

In our series Wisdom Wednesday, we look at the subject of regret by interviewing Lehigh Valley women for their thoughts and reflections.

Life Lessons: Flashes of Gold

Life Lessons Flashes of Gold

The event is called Flashes of Gold and it's really just a big party for all kids to relax, have fun and to remember and honor children who have lost their lives to cancer but also to raise money to fund treatment and a cure for the kids who are battling cancer right now.

Life Lessons: Boost your credit score

Life Lessons Boost your credit score

A survey from the national foundation for credit counseling found more people would be embarrassed to admit their credit scores than their weight. So what can you do to boost your score?

Life Lessons: Autism and weight gain

Life Lessons Autism and weight gain

A new study shows significant evidence that a common drug used to treat type-2 diabetes – metformin – is also effective in helping overweight children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who take antipsychotic medications maintain or reduce their body mass index (BMI).

Life Lessons: Doctor Mini Mental Health

Life Lessons Doctor Mini Mental Health

If a child has a toothache or the flu, it’s easy for most adults to explain what happens during a trip to the dentist or doctor, but when it comes to mental health, many parents may not know where to begin, or how to calm a child’s fears and they may have plenty of fears of their own. One expert is working to destigmatize mental health issues by bringing them front and center.

Life Lessons: Wisdom Wednesday: What would you tell your former self?

Life Lessons What would you tell your former self

What would you say to yourself if you could go back in time? We asked a group of Lehigh Valley women to give us their answers to this question. Here are the answers.

Life Lessons: Odd reasons you're so tired

Life Lessons Odd reasons you re so tired

If your energy is not what it used to be, even after you’ve gotten a good night’s sleep, there may be other reasons for your exhaustion.

Life Lessons: Parents: Save for college or retirement

Life Lessons Save for college or retirement

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, it can cost as much as $100,000 to send a child to a four-year public university.

Life Lessons: Smart snacks boost your metabolism

Life Lessons Smart snacks boost your metabolism

Your metabolic rate accounts for at least 70 percent of the calories you burn every day. We have some quick, smart snacks that can help you drop those unwanted pounds.

Life Lessons: Stroller injuries

Life Lessons Stroller injuries

Although strollers and carriers are typically used to safely transport children, injuries do occur while using these products. A study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that, over a 21-year period from 1990 through 2010, almost 361,000 children aged 5 years and younger were treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments for stroller- or carrier-related injuries – that’s about two children every hour.

Breeding better bison: Preserving a national icon

Breeding better bison Preserving a national icon

The same week that President Obama declared the American bison the national mammal, two bison calves made history. They were the first bison ever born through in vitro fertilization and surrogate parenting. They’re part of a program at Colorado State University to create a herd of genetically pure bison that are also free of a deadly disease called brucellosis.

Life Lessons: Best time to run errands

Life Lessons Best time to run errands

If it seems like there isn’t enough time in the day to run your errands, maybe you should try changing the time you run them.

Life Lessons: Tips for dealing with dementia-type illnesses

Life Lessons Tips for dealing with dementia-type illnesses

For many families, dealing with a cognitive impairment can be complicated, difficult and sometimes overwhelming. And with an estimated 5.4 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease, this issue is one health care providers say needs to be addressed.

Life Lessons: High risk exercises at the gym and how to avoid injury

Life Lessons High risk exercises at the gym

We’ve heard countless studies and reports on how important it is to go to the gym. Whether you’re running, lifting weights or stretching the benefits are never-ending. New studies are now showing some exercises at the gym may be higher risk for injury. Here are more details on which workouts to be cautious of and how to be sure you’re doing them safely.

Life Lessons: Tips for better sleep for college students

Life Lessons Tips for better sleep for college students

Between a new roommate, new bed, new noises, new freedoms and no parents, managing a good sleep schedule can be one of the hardest lessons to learn in college, says a sleep expert at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Life Lessons: Nutrition labels: What's changed after 20 years

Life Lessons Nutrition labels

Starting this month, food manufacturers have two years to comply with new FDA rules to give nutrition labels a much-needed makeover.

Life Lessons: Apps to manage and save money

Life Lessons Apps to manage and save money

Budgeting and saving are no easy tasks, but your key to financial success is right at your fingertips, or right in the app store.

Life Lessons: First place: Helping autistic adults live independently

Life Lessons First Place

The CDC projects more than half a million autistic American kids will grow into adulthood in the next 15 years. When you realize there aren’t many housing, training, or support options for them, that’s a staggering number. But here’s how one woman’s dream is becoming a prototype reality for millions.

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Sunrise Chef: 21st annual Taste of Elegance Chef Competition

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Two Rivers Brewing previews the Easton Garlic Festival

Two Rivers Brewing previews the Easton Garlic Festival

The Easton Garlic Festival returns October 1st and 2nd in Centre Square.

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