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As part of its annual campaign during Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, Aleda E. Lutz VAMC is working to increase awareness about the impact of military sexual trauma (MST) and VA’s free supportive treatments. “Survivors differ in what they need to help them heal and treatment can be an...
 A tundra swan close-up of its head showing its distinguishing markings.                                                       --Courtesy Photo
Tundra Swans are currently paying their annual visit to the Pinconning area as they wend their way northward from the Chesapeake Bay to northern Canada for the breeding season. They can be seen here both in the air and on the fields. Two large white swans frequent our area, Tundras and Trumpeters,...
5 Years Ago (April 2017) Tyler Horwath was awarded High School Student Spartan of the Month for March. In nominating Tyler, Mr. Stoneback said, “Tyler Horwath demonstrated unbelievable character and compassion at the Senior Poll Awards. Tyler’s class nominated him for “Class Sweetheart” as well...
Backyarding—the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working to working out to relaxing—has a different purpose for each person. Identifying your backyard’s role in your family’s health and happiness is key to cultivating a purposeful outdoor space customized to your needs. “How do...
For decades, medical researchers struggled to solve the mystery of how to reverse paralysis caused by serious spinal cord injuries. Finally, hope appears to be at hand. Making Mice Move Remarkable video footage shows how paralyzed mice regained some of their ability to walk again after receiving...
Dr. Paul Dake is semi-retired; moved to the Pinconning area to be near family and is submitting articles for the Journal. Dr. Dake has an Undergraduate degree in Physiology and M.D. degree, both from Michigan State University, the latter awarded in 1978; immediately thereafter, Family Medicine...
Did you know that some other religions believe that Jesus was just a prophet in history. But, the Bible tells us that there where 100 different prophesies that were fulfilled by Jesus. One of them was a prophecy that David had 500 years before it happened. It was that the Savior, Jesus, would ride...
Did you know that some other religions believe that Jesus was just a prophet in history. But, the Bible tells us that there where 100 different prophesies that were fulfilled by Jesus. One of them was a prophecy that David had 500 years before it happened. It was that the Savior, Jesus, would ride...
Lynn Eckerle is the author of the weekly food column The Recipe Exchange along with a blog, Lynn’s Musings From a Deep Well. She loves country cooking, small town living and taking the back roads. Dear Lynn, I’m hoping you can ask everyone if they have a great recipe for grilling either Spareribs...
These days, most families would agree, home Internet connectivity and reliable speed are more important than ever. Think about it: How much longer will it take for the kids’ new game to download? Do you have enough bandwidth for your 10 AM video conference? As more American households work, shop,...

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