Lifestyles

Building self-confidence in youth can improve their educational and personal goals. Confidence in youth can help prevent dropout rates, ensure kids maintain their love for learning, and help them achieve their goals by staying in a school. The loss of confidence in school can affect their grades...
McLaren Bay Special Care has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe...
Coralea Marti McNew was born November 14, 2019 to Sasha Talaga and Alex McNew of Pinconning. She was welcomed by siblings Blake and Elliana, maternal grandparents Karen and Frank Gibala and the late Patrick Talaga, paternal grandparents Penny and Don Grezeszak and the late Marty McNew.
Scammers have become more aggressive and sophisticated in the digital age. With millions of people relying on Social Security and Medicare, scammers target audiences who are looking for legitimate program and benefit information. Scammers sometimes try to scare people into giving out their personal...
Older adults with discomfort or low confidence while driving are adjusting their driving patterns to avoid driving at night, on the freeway, in afternoon rush hour traffic, or in unfamiliar areas, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Some of the self-regulated...
Michigan Blood/Versiti will hold a blood drive Wednesday, December 18th from 1:30 to 6:30 pm at the K of C Hall, 326 Water St. in Pinconning. Blood is extremely important. If you are 17 years of age, weigh at least 112 lbs. and have not donated in the last 8 weeks, please come in between 1:30 to 6...
Question: Someone stole my Social Security number, and it’s being used repeatedly. Does Social Security issue new Social Security numbers to victims of repeated identity theft? Answer: Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America, so you aren’t alone. If you’ve done all you can to...
Each year, we announce the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). By law, federal benefits increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W). Usually, there is an increase in the benefit amount...
Soybean oil is a vegetable oil that’s extracted from the seeds of the soybean plant. Between 2018 and 2019, around 62 million tons (56 million metric tons) of soybean oil were produced around the globe, making it one of the most common cooking oils available (1). It’s also incredibly versatile and...
For four years, I had the privilege of representing rural Bay County in the state House of Representatives. It was humbling in 2014 to win 63 percent of the primary vote in Bay County and 52 percent in the general election, and even more so -- after serving my first term --to win reelection in...

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