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CLAY COUNTY — In India, National Youth Day is Jan. 12. In places such as Cameroon, it’s Feb. 11 and in Venezuela, Feb. 12. Here in the U.S., it is Jan. 12. Whenever the day is honored, the day is designed to honor young people, their service to the community and the issues that affect them.

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The buddy system is widely used to help men and women get in shape. Friends can encourage their workout partners to get off the couch on days when their motivation might be waning, and partners can return that favor when the roles are reversed. And the benefits of the buddy system are not ex…

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Dental hygiene is an important component of a healthy lifestyle, but it's an element youngsters rarely embrace with open arms. Parents know that getting kids, especially young children, to brush their teeth is not always so easy. In recognition of that, the American Dental Association sugges…

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More than 3 million health care workers nationwide have received the COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, yet some people remain concerned about their safety. While the medical community as a whole stands behind the vaccines, myths abound. As a health care p…

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While it may be tempting to slack off on sun protection when the rays aren’t beating down, it’s imperative to stay vigilant through the darker winter months, states a release from The Skin Cancer Foundation.