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To help keep Northland families safe this Thanksgiving, Kearney Fire and Rescue Protection District Chief Kevin Pratt said there are few tips families should remember ahead of and while making the day’s big meal.

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The first Thanksgiving feast probably included water fowl, venison, clams, berries, fruits, pumpkin and squash. While wild turkeys were plentiful in the early 1600s, it was not until the mid-1800s that the turkey became part of holiday feasts. In popular literature, Charles Dickens’ “A Chris…

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Millions of Americans suffer from pain, discomfort, aches and soreness in their joints. The pain may be caused by injury, inflammation, illness, arthritis or other reasons. Many people try to manage their joint pain by using over-the-counter medications in addition to ice therapy, massage, l…

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Holidays are often a time for sharing family stories, and learning where one comes from is a rite of passage. While tracing one’s family roots can be daunting, Northlanders and others in the Kansas City metro area have a variety of resources available to them to help them on their quest for …

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The concept of emotional intelligence is a relatively newly defined subject. While the label is new, the combined concepts have been around since early man started recording stories and folk tales.

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Cancer claims the lives of millions of people across the globe every year. But the fight against cancer is anything but hopeless, as the World Health Organization notes that between 30% and 50% of all cancer cases are preventable.

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Children’s eye health is as important as other aspects of their physical and mental well-being. According to a recent report from the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness, vision plays an important role in a child’s physical, cognitive and social developm…

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According to the University of Michigan’s Dyslexia Help organization, upwards of 80% of the population has some form of dyslexia, the most common learning disorder that involves difficulty reading due to problems identifying speech sounds and learning how they relate to letters and words.

Liver cancer affects more than 800,000 people worldwide per year and death rates from the disease have risen 2% since 2007, according to the American Cancer Society.

Halloween is around the corner and it can bring families’ worst eating habits. As children bring in buckets full of candy and eat more than they should, stomach aches often follow. Beyond the inevitable sugar crash, candy can also be hard on children’s developing chompers.