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Healthy Lunch & Dinner Ideas
Apples and homemade peanut butter dip
Local and National Health Headlines
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Ease stress at meditation gatheringsConsider taking a break from the bustle of the season to attend one of two candlelight peace meditations coming up locally. The first will be Dec. 7 at Fredericksburg Healing Arts & Yoga Center at 7 p.m. Participants are asked to bring an uplifting story, poem or quote about peace, plus a light snack to share. Call 540/371-4555 to RSVP. A second peace meditation will be at Stafford House of Yoga on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. RSVP or get details at staffordhouseofyoga.com.
Exercise of the Day
Buff up your shoulder muscles
Parenting News & Wisdom
More sleep can cut diabetes risk for teens
Gene variation may explain teens' tendency to binge drink
Make a difference
Help the needy during the holiday seasonSERVE, a local non-profit, is seeking donations of food for food boxes, as well as $10 gift cards to grocery stores, $20 gift cards to Walmart, Target or Best Buy, gifts for teenagers and toiletries. If you're able to help, you can drop off donations at 15 Upton Lane in Stafford County or call 540/288-9603 for more information.
Get help quitting smoking
Get help healingDec. 8: Hospice Support Care will offer "Healing for the Holidays," a workshop for adults who have lost a loved one, at Wright's Chapel United Methodist Church in Ladysmith at 2 p.m. Call 540/361-7071 for details.
Run a half marathon
Take a shopping class
Get help with grief