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Make better snack choices with these healthy tips
Anybody in the mood for a snack?

The answer is almost certainly yes. An estimated 95% of U.S. adults reported consuming a snack on any given day, according to pre-pandemic survey data from the Department of Agriculture. And snacks contributed more than a fifth of the calories that adults eat.

By American Heart Association News November 29, 2022
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Adults with persistent asthma may experience nearly twice the amount of plaque buildup in major arteries leading to the brain as people without asthma, raising their risk for a stroke, new research suggests.

By American Heart Association News November 29, 2022
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A good friend of mine experienced what appeared to be a mild heart attack and went to his physician to have it checked out immediately. The tests found acute blockages in the arteries around his heart, and his doctors performed a triple-bypass heart surgery two days later.

By Dr. Keith Roach November 29, 2022
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Whether served in a casserole, almondine or roasted with garlic, green beans are sure to make an appearance on many a table this holiday season.

By LAURA WILLIAMSON, American Heart Association News November 29, 2022
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How did “Black Friday” get its name? The phrase has been widely used since the 1980s to signify when retailers can go from operating in the red to finally making profits. Yet, dig a little deeper...

By Judy Bluhm November 29, 2022
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Many readers expressed opinions — and offered tips for coping — on the subject of allergies when visiting friends and family during the holidays, or just visiting friends in general.

By Annie Lane November 29, 2022
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People choose to follow a vegan lifestyle for a variety of reasons. Some may be concerned about livestock’s effects on climate and the environment in general, while others have strong feelings about the way animals are treated ...

November 29, 2022
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As we prepare for another holiday season, all kinds of emotions and feelings rise to the surface for all of us —

By Annie Lane November 28, 2022
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The White House faces a split Congress this year with a possible tie in the Senate and a thin GOP margin in the House. It’s like that everywhere. In the World Cup Friday, the U.S. and England played to a 0-0 tie, but we won’t know the final score till Arizona finishes counting the goals in early December.

By Argus Hamilton November 28, 2022
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Emmy is a 2- to 3-year-old beautiful Tortie. She is a very sweet lap cat. Emmy also loves petting, scratches and being around her human.

November 28, 2022
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Hi! I’m Blaze! I’m a little bundle of happiness who is looking for my “furever home!” I’m 7 months old and a Labrador Retriever mix.

November 28, 2022
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Daisy is an affectionate, gentle soul with a calm personality. She is social and bonds quickly with her people.

November 28, 2022
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Meet a very special, 3-year-old tabby girl, named Sophie. She was fostered by one of our volunteers with her siblings when they were just babies.

September 19, 2022
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Meet Stuffin, an approximately 4- to 6-year-old Alaskan Malamute mix. Stuffin came to the shelter as a stray.

November 28, 2022

When confronted with a serious situation, the outcome frequently depends on the speed with which the victim reacts. A speedy reaction can counteract overwhelming force in many instances.

By K.H. KRAFT, Special to the Courier November 28, 2022
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Courier digital subscribers can print this Wonderword Puzzle challenge. This feature will print on standard 8.5x11-inch paper.

November 28, 2022
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Courier digital subscribers can print this Sudoku Puzzle challenge. This feature will print on standard 8.5x11-inch paper.

November 28, 2022
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Dear Annie: I have been married for almost 20 years.

By Annie Lane November 27, 2022
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a healthy 46-year-old woman who exercises daily for health, strength and stress relief.

By Dr. Keith Roach November 27, 2022
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I may have put up a few too many Christmas lights. An airplane just tried to land in my back yard.

By Argus Hamilton November 27, 2022
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Joy Wills’ dishwasher doesn’t work. Her extended protection plan purchased through Lowe’s isn’t working, either. It’s been six months — will she ever get a working appliance?

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James Grant was a well-known and respected figure in early Arizona Territory. While his crowning achievement was starting the first stage line to provide through transportation from Prescott to San Bernardino, California, he also worked as a teamster and a territorial auditor.

By BOB BAKER, Special to the Courier November 26, 2022
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In 1850, Capt. Samuel P. Heintzelman arrived at Yuma Crossing with three companies of troops and named the nearby fort "Camp Yuma," later dubbed Camp Independence and then Fort Yuma.

November 26, 2022
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I am looking forward to the holiday season this year, just as I have in years past, and I wanted to share my thoughts about this. Being an octogenarian, born in 1940, I see things more clearly as I enter the twilight of my life.

By Annie Lane November 26, 2022
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If you think the friendly football wager between friendly rivals, Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard and Humboldt Unified School District Superintendent John Pothast, was forgotten, well, you’d be mistaken.

By Nanci Hutson November 26, 2022

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