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Protecting your teeth from Easter sweets

This time of year you might be forgiven for thinking the Easter Bunny is in cahoots with the Tooth Fairy, yet in reality, we know the true culprits. While the kids are tucked asleep, parents are piling sugary sweets to the brims of Easter baskets. But who can blame moms and dads for wanting to recreate the childhood joy they remember on Easter...

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Dare 2 help orphans in Cameroon, Africa

I sat down to chat with Nicole Parker and Lori Caszatt, co-founder and board member of Dare 2 Care International, to find out more about their recent trip to Cameroon, Africa. Based in Lake County, the ambitious grassroots nonprofit has already touched countless lives on both sides of the ocean since being founded nine months ago. As...

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A Final Thought: "Thank God it was you."

A few years ago, before my parents passed away, they were having dinner at their favorite Italian restaurant in my hometown of Columbus, Georgia, when a flush-mount speaker fell out of the ceiling and hit Mom on the head. Speakers, as you may know, contain a heavy magnet and the blow knocked her unconscious for a moment. Mom and Dad had eaten...

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Dare 2 Care International is challenging Northeast Ohioans to help a group of kids find hope in Cameroon

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” This quote, from Margaret Mead, is the motto for Dare 2 Care International, a nonprofit charity that began here in Lake County nine months ago with the lofty goal of empowering at-risk children from the...

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With the opening of the Lake Health Mentor Wellness Campus, a new era has begun

The ribbon-cutting at the new Lake Health Mentor Wellness Campus on the grounds of Mentor High School last month is ushering in a new era for local residents—and opening doors for students, athletes and school employees. “We are excited about this partnership,” says Mentor Schools Superintendent Bill Porter. “The...

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