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2017 Guide to Farmers Markets

2017 Guide to Farmers Markets:   This is a 2017 guide to Farmers Markets in the Seattle Southside area. Des Moines Farmers Market- June through September, Saturdays 10am-2pm and July through August, Wednesdays 4pm-8pm at the Des Moines Marina Website: http://www.dmfm.org/DMFM/Home.html Burien Farmers Market- May through Mid-October, Thursdays 11am-6pm in Old Burien Website: http://www.discoverburien.org/events/event/burien-farmers-market/ Renton […]

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From Injury to Invention

From an early age Bruce Johnson has always been concerned about the health and welfare of others. As a veteran truck driver with more than 30 years experience in the transportation industry, it was Bruce Johnson’s concern for the health and welfare of others that soon inspired him to start a business aimed at providing […]

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Farmers Markets Around Seattle

I was wondering how many Farmers Markets were around the bountiful Northwest Gold Coast area and found this great site http://www.pugetsoundfresh.org/farmers_markets_list.asp?countyID=4%3BKing&weekday=Any that listed over 35 market opportunities by location and day!  I’ve only been to seven on the list.  Summertime is one of the best times to live in the region because of the amazing […]

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Extravagant Gifts

How do you thank an anonymous donor for giving a part of his/her body to your family member? How do you thank countless medical personnel for seeing your family through two very eventful years? How do you thank friends and family who prayed for, encouraged and supported you through those years? As a logical sequential […]

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Recess Before Lunch

Highline Public Schools is hoping to utilize a simple change to their daily schedule that has massive potential for change in student behavior and performance in school. This schedule change is known as Recess Before Lunch (RBL). RBL reverses the school system’s longstanding practice of having lunch first followed by recess resulting in students rushing […]

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Thumbusters

Getting a child to stop thumb sucking can prove next to impossible.  Many parents try quick fixes like putting tabasco sauce or bandaids on their child’s thumb.  Sometimes it works, but more often than not the child goes right back to sucking their thumb anytime it’s free. Mory Manca’s three daughters were serious thumbsuckers.  He […]

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Federal Way Gynecology

One of the primary providers in a woman’s healthcare routine is a gynecologist.  The decision making process of selecting one can be based on many different factors.  Many times, having a doctor highly recommended by a friend or family member is how we base our decision.  Other times, you may take into consideration what your […]

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Expression Through Therapy

As an alternative to traditional psychotherapy and mental health counseling, art therapy is an effective way to allow people to express themselves through painting, drawing, clay work, sculpting, and collage art.  Engaging in this process can allow people to cope with everyday life experiences and help to define inner strengths.  It can also determine hidden […]

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New Support Program Assists College Students

Launching July 1, 2009, a new program aimed at assisting students in U.S. colleges and universities will be available through AffinityCare, Inc.  The program consists of a wide range of prepaid services including relationship, emotional wellness, financial, and legal consultation. As a population, college students report that when they become stressed or feel anxious, depressed, […]

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Many Health Benefits Relating to Vitamin D

Vitamin D, also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, has  a  number of health related benefits that may surprise you.   Many of us have often associated this vitamin with strong bone health and growth, but numerous studies have shown that diets high in vitamin D can contribute to so much more than just that. As […]

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Healthy Honey

Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste. Ancient Proverb Many enjoy honey simply because it tastes good. Others know that honey, man’s oldest sweetener, is an effective calmer of coughs or ulcers when ingested with warm tea. Honey is also a natural antiseptic for wounds […]

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