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Tanning Lotions…Which Do You Prefer?

I'm not a HUGE tanner but I DO like to get a base tan before the Summer comes and reeks havoc on my skin.The picture you see is of Chad and myself in Myrtle Beach on vacation last year. Because we got our base tans we were able to enjoy the hot sun and not burn. We enjoyed that vacation with Rick and Rita Turcotte immensely! Can't wait to go back there again!

Do YOU get a base tan before the hot sun hits?

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Augusta March Of Dimes, ‘March For Babies’, A Huge Success!

There was hardly a cloud in the sky on Sunday and the temperature couldn't have been for comfortable for the annual March Of Dimes, 'March For Babies' in Augusta. Hundreds of people and teams gathered at the Kennebec Valley YMCA and thousands of dollars were raised for the March Of Dimes.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Training For Half Marathon With Anytime Fitness

There are many things I would love to check off on my Bucket List. Most are trips to different countries to see major landmarks like the Pyramids of Giza, Stonehenge and the Great Wall of China.

But some are things to challenge myself.

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Source:Facebook

Maine’s High Cancer Rate: A Closer Look

Cancer has probably stricken someone in your family or maybe even yourself. The fact is half of men and a third of women will receive a cancer diagnosis during their lifetimes. The sad fact is that nearly half of those who do will die from cancer, that's according to Harold Varmus, former director of the National Institutes of Health.

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gulfnews.com

Daredevil Dies Attempting World Record

A daredevil in India, attempting to get into the Guinness Book of World Records, recently died during his attempt. Sailendra Nath Roy was trying to cross the River Teesta on a zip-line, which spans 180 yards over the river, attached by his ponytail to a pulley on the wire.  Hundreds of people were on hand to watch the event, but halfway through something went wrong.

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‘The Rock’ Eats a Small Grocery Store Every Day to Stay in Shape

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is a mountain of a man. He's always been a big dude but it seems the last couple years he's bulked up. A lot of jokes have been thrown around questioning his methods, but there is no denying The Rock looks like he came straight off the pages of a comic book

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Getty Images, photo by Sean Gallup

Sneezing is Good For You

If you ever walk out into the sun on a nice bright day a sneeze, that is called ‘photic’, you are a "light sneezer" and that you can blame on your parents because it is an inherited trait with one in three people doing so.

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Diaper Derby
Getty Images, photo by Paul Zimmerman

A New Trend Called Elimination Communication Means a Diaper-Free Baby

It’s called "Elimination Communication", which refers to a method of potty training children diaper-free. It’s a way to save money from buying diapers and it also helps in the over-stuffing of landfills and keeps babies from developing diaper rash. The idea of EC is to train children to go potty, in the potty, sink and toilet; behind parked cars, wherever and whenever the child has to go, while never wearing a diaper.

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Kris McCabe
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Rangers From ‘North Woods Law’ Participating in Oakland 5K

Two of your favorite Maine Forest Rangers will be participating in the Pappa's 5K Run/Walk happening Saturday at Messalonskee High School. North Woods Law is a popular televsion on Animal Planet that features Maine Forest Rangers just doing their job...and the country loves it!

Officers Kris McCabe and David Ross will do the run! They'll sign autographs after.

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Quinn Rooney, Getty Images
Quinn Rooney, Getty Images

We Love Them, But Computers + Smart Phones are Changing Our Brains + Lives

Gosh, we love them: our smartphones, tablets, and computers. We are linked in and most of the time loving it!  Do you ever wonder about the impact of these devices to our lives and our bodies? There an impact and it is can really change the way you think. I mean that literally. 

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