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Keep your grandchildren safe with the right car seat
Gone are the days when children rode unbuckled in the back seat or rode sitting on a grown-up’s lap. The state of Utah has laws requiring all children under the age of 8 to ride in an appropriate c...
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adults enhance reading skills at local schools
Throughout Davis County adults are returning to elementary school. They are entering the school as volunteers willing to share an hour listening to children read. Their goal is to improve reading a...
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upcoming classes and workshops in Davis County
Stepping On Fall Prevention Workshop begins Thursdays, Oct. 5-Nov. 16, 12:30-2:30 p.m., at the North Davis Senior Activity Center (42 South State Street Clearfield). For more information, call Morg...
Sep 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medicare 101 classes scheduled
Are you turning 65 or preparing to retire? Do you have questions about your Medicare benefits? Davis County Health Department’s Senior Services offers a one hour free class to inform people about M...
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Diabetes self-management program workshop begins
Living Well with Diabetes is a fun, interactive six week workshop to help people with type 2 diabetes better manage their health. This evidence-based program is provided by Davis County Health Depa...
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caregiver educational class set
Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program offers the remaining summer class for individuals who care for family members that are older and/or frail.
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Cycling isn’t just for kids anymore Older adults do benefit from this exercise
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Cycling is a great source of exercise for people suffering from arthritis, as well as for others who may have chronic conditions. Riding a stationary or upright bicycle offers good cardiovascular e...
Prevent falls with Stepping On workshop in Layton
Aug 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Do not let the fear of falling keep you from living. Stepping On is an evidence-based program proven to reduce falls and build confidence in older people.
Gum disease not a normal part of aging
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
In its early stages, gum disease may be relatively painless, but as gum disease progresses it may cause sore gums and pain when chewing.
Stay active with time to spare
by American Cancer Society
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Being physically active above your usual activities, no matter what your level of activity, can have many health benefits, including lowering your cancer risk.
7-week workshop helps prevent falls among older adults
by Jamie Weston
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Every 14 seconds an older adult experiences a fall that causes serious injury and leads them to seek treatment from an emergency room.
Having trouble paying for your prescription meds?
Jul 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Depending on your income, you may qualify for extra help from a Medicare Savings Program.
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HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) -- Federal investigators are sifting through the wreckage of a train crash in New Jersey to determine what happened before it barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 others....
2016-09-29 22:55:41 -0600
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) -- The world seemed to stop when Fabiola Bittar de Kroon's former co-worker learned she been killed after a New Jersey commuter train crashed through a barrier and into a suburban station, sending debris falling onto her....
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