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Healthy Lunch & Dinner Ideas
Cranberry and walnut fish
Broccoli and peanut sauce
Local and National Health Headlines
New diabetes guide a sign of kids' weight woes
CPR bill moves forward after emotional appeal
Study gives encouraging news about lumpectomies
TV ads may contribute to teen drinking
Be aware of your thoughtsDr. Maha Alattar, a local neurologist and sleep specialist, said she thinks a steady stream of racing, negative or obsessive thoughts is the root cause of much stress. Such thoughts "are never fruitful and they only drain the individual," she said. One way to ease your mind: "Develop awareness of the quality of your thoughts. Make the effort to have positive thoughts. It is a habit you can build."
Exercise of the Day
Move like a surfer
Parenting News & Wisdom
Motherhood isn't for wimps
Parents should let their children stumble
Make a difference
Volunteer with Senior Visitors program
Take part in health challenge
Learn about superfoodsFeb. 2: The Vegetarian Group, which meets at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fredericksburg, will host a potluck gathering with a talk on superfoods by Dr. Anna Yuschak, a local chiropractor, at 11:30 a.m.
Get eyes and ears checkedFeb. 4: Free vision, hearing and glaucoma checks will be provided at the disAbility Resource Center, 409 Progress St. in Fredericksburg, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., courtesy of the Fredericksburg Lion's Club. Call 540/373-2559 for details.
Get help coping
Participate in blood drive
Learn outdoor survival skills
Visit endurance sports expo
Take a shopping class
Fredericksburg Farmer's Market
Farmers Market at Stafford Hospital
The Rt 639 Farmer's Market