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Archive for November, 2010

By Mike LaCrosse SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — When it comes to reducing bullying and cyber-bullying, parents are on the forefront of the issue. It’s that parental influence that determines how our kids deal with bullying outside the home in the community…. Read more

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By Content provided by  Parents often know in their guts that something’s not right. But they may not be able to express their concerns. And it can take months or years for doctors to make a definite diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD),… Read more

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By Julia VanTineHealthDay ReporterMONDAY, Nov. 15 (HealthDay News) — Most teens who play video games don’t fall into unhealthy behaviors, but an “addicted” minority may be more likely to smoke, use drugs, fight or become depressed, a new Yale… Read more

By Lisa Spodak (ResultsNotTypical@worldnow.com)Provided by WorldNow I said something to my friends this week that I hadn’t really consciously acknowledged until the words were out of my mouth – I’m embarrassed to go back to the gym. One of my… Read more

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By Jill Tomlin  A good night’s rest is something we all need, including your baby. Every time you lay your baby down in his crib, make sure his sleeping environment is not only a safe one, but is one that’s comfortable and welcoming. Here’s a list… Read more

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By John BrandonProvided by In the technology world, just because you have a new idea does not mean it will translate to a real company that can produce revenue. These companies have started with a germ of an idea – say, teaching you guitar or… Read more

By By Nancy Mucciarone By Nancy Mucciarone Whether you thought you’d love, love, love but are in over your head; or your parents pressured you into following the family legacy; or you were in it for the love of money but now want to go after your… Read more

By Mike LaCrosseSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Over the last few months we’ve talked a lot about bullying in schools and on the Internet and the impact it has on children.  Family time is an important component of trying to stem the tide of… Read more

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By Molly McHugh Provided by There’s something about digital cameras that makes people want to take pictures of everything – and most of those are really bad pictures. Here are some shooting and editing tips that will save you time and maybe… Read more

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By Jane Harrison, R.D., Staff Nutritionist, myOptumHealthContent provided by  Think of Hanukkah, and the image of a menorah may come to mind. For many Jewish families, another Hanukkah staple is deep-fried goodies like doughnuts and latkes… Read more

by Jenna Hagist SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s a writing lesson that’s giving these students a sense of accomplishment. Students at Homer Elementary School in Springfield are getting a special reading and writing lesson in the classroom. Teacher… Read more

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By Molly McHughProvided by Before getting into what Facebook is doing, let’s get this out of the way first: there’s no phone. And there isn’t going to be one. As CEO Mark Zuckerberg so eloquently put it, “there’s been this rumor floating around… Read more

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By Diane Griffith Content provided by  There are many reasons people decide they need to start working out. Give yourself the best reason of all — to enhance your health for a lifetime. Fitness requires time and effort. That may be why it’s so… Read more

in partnership with It’s common for couples to deal with a demanding wedding guest or two. But these guest requests just left us scratching our heads. “The most ridiculous request was for a Blue Angels flyover for our wedding. Who do they think we… Read more

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By Carey Moss for Bright Smile Beautiful You  As the seasons change, your wardrobe needs to as well. Switching up your closet is just as much a cyclical calendar event as carving pumpkins, but it doesn’t have to be a painful or labor-intensive… Read more