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Getty Images, photo by Norman Smith

Grandparents are Good for Your Health

According to a study from Boston College, hanging out with your Grandparents is good for your health. Grandma and Grand pap can lower you risk of depression. The best part of Grandparents is they want to spoil and nurture their grandchildren and that you feel good about yourself.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Has Bees! And Lots of Them!

They say in the last five years, the number of bees, especially honey bees, has been on the decline. In fact, I know a farm in central Maine that had about 20 beehives and about 2 years ago the bees just stopped coming.

I was kind of worried. If you haven't seen 'Bee Movie', then you really don't understand the concept of why bees are so important. You see, without them nothing can grow! As much as I am scared of them, I at least know we need them.

But what did I deserve to get so many??

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Getty Images, photo by Mariya Bibikova
Getty Images, photo by Mariya Bibikova

The Spread of Bacteria Linked to Basketballs and Volleyballs

Here’s something to think about the next time you go play a friendly game of pick-up basketball or play volleyball at a company picnic, the balls you’re playing with could be spreading germs. The same goes for organized play for all levels of competition.

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5-Year Old Cancer Survivor Scores Touchdown at Cleveland Browns Practice

Watch 5-year-old cancer survivor, Ryan Encinas, rush for a touchdown during the Cleveland Browns' 'Family Night' practice. Ryan is celebrating two years in remission from cancer after responding well to treatment. He was selected to participate by the 'Littlest Heroes' program.

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Getty Images, photo by Scott Barbour
Getty Images, photo by Scott Barbour

Chinese Scientists Grow Teeth From Human Urine

The first question you’re going to ask, ‘but, will they be yellow’? The answer is no! Here’s why you’ll ask that question. Scientists in China have grown teeth from stem cells taken from human urine. With many scientists around the world looking for ways to grow teeth to replace lost ones, Chinese scientists say it’s not a conventional source, but it seems to be working.

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Photo by Chad Hood

Sharon Went to the Giant Steps!

Well, ever step to me is a giant but the Giant Steps at Bailey's Island are so cool!

I had never heard of them until Chad decided to take me and Anderson for the day.

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Photo by Alyssa Tilton

Sharon and Chad’s Garden Growing!

We started late. I'm a procrastinator by nature but we still we able to get the garden in!

And it's starting to pay off!

Take a gander at our tomatoes!

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Getty Images, photo by Time Life Pictures

Woman From England Finds Maggots in Her Ear

Rochelle Harris had visited South America, specifically Peru, with her boyfriend, and when she returned home to England some strange things seemed to be happening to her. She developed sharp pains on one side of her face and she began to hear scratching noises in her head. When she woke up one morning and found blood on her pillow, it was off to the hospital.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Completes PFBF Half Marathon: How Did She Do?

It was a beautiful morning. Perfect day for a half marathon for the Special Olympics of Maine. PFBF has been putting on their 5K and half marathon for the past 3 years and year 4 turned out even BIGGER!

I made sure I had Central Maine's Country B98.5 downloaded on my phone so I could run/jog/walk along the 13.1 mile loop and listen to Retro Country USA, my FAVORITE show on our station.

But how long would I be running?

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Don’t Live with Pain [SPONSORED POST]

Are you living with pain?

If chronic pain has begun to interfere with your life, there might be a solution.  Manchester Osteopathic Healthcare focuses on treating patients with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) in order to restore motion and balance to affected areas of the musculoskeletal system.

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