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“What’s wrong with your legs?”

Jason Conrad is a tough guy. The retired Marine hits the gym regularly and steps into the boxing ring as a hobby. But when it came to having his varicose veins treated, he felt anxious. He procrastinated. For years. “I had varicose veins even as a child,” Jason says, “but they were high up on the inside of my thigh. No one could...

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Symphony at Mentor is there to help people take the steps towards Alzheimer's and dementia care on their terms

Every 68 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Although a cure for this progressive, irreversible brain illness hasn’t yet been discovered, facilities such as Symphony at Mentor have created a continuum of care with memory programs to pave the way for those suffering from Alzheimer’s to make the most...

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The recipe for fitness success at MaxStrength Fitness

When he was a graduate student studying exercise physiology at Case Western Reserve University in 2000, Jeff Tomaszewski wrote his master’s thesis on a case study he created exploring the benefits of a strength training program with 10- to 16-year-old Clevelanders. “I was initially turned on to a new style of strength...

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This year’s theme is “Bugs That Blend In" at the Penitentiary Glen Reservation

From a perfectly camouflaged caterpillar to a devout, bright green praying mantis, Lake Metroparks Bug Day, set for Sunday, September 8, at Penitentiary Glen Reservation, is an action-packed event filled with games, crafts, live animal presentations, songs, storytelling and family fun that will help kids of all ages learn more about these amazing...

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Here's how Fitness Together in Concord helped a local couple get fit at middle age

As successful trial lawyers with a bustling practice and four busy kids ages 10 to 17, Todd and Susan P. were starting to feel as if their lives were running them instead of the other way around. “Age 50 is around the corner and we wanted to hit it running instead of sitting,” says Todd. “It had been a long time since we had exercised...

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