New ideas for Passover meals

submitted by Megan Collins, RD, ShopRite of Yardley

Passover begins April 3rd, so now’s the time to start planning your menu. Why not incorporate something new into your traditional Passover celebration? Here are some innovative ways to add whole grains and fiber to your holiday meal.

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What’s in your cold and flu arsenal?

submitted by GNC, Newtown

Every year, millions of dollars are spent on cold and flu remedies. Lately, more and more health conscious consumers are choosing products that actually prevent symptoms from occurring in the first place. Here are some of the most effective products on the market:

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College students and dental decay

submitted by Drs. Hopenwasser, Faust, & Scholl, Bucks County Smiles

Did your college students come home for the holidays with newfound smarts and independence? Since catching up over the holidays often includes a dental check-up and cleaning, did you also find a change in their dental exam findings, i.e. more cavities? Here are some possible reasons why and how to prevent it in the future.

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Concussion: Neurofeedback beats head injury

submitted by Dr. Maria DiDonato, D.Ed. Psychologist, Achievement & Wellness Center, www.achievewell.net

Annette’s plans (not her real name) for her senior year and graduate school changed significantly. She was broadsided on a warm sunny afternoon by a car with an inattentive driver running a red light. Her vehicle was then thrown head-on into a tree. Although believing she sustained only a broken nose from hitting the steering wheel, she had no clue the disruption the next two years would bring.

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Letter to the Editor

There is a great need for American Indian children and elders on reservations in New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Montana, and Arizona, especially during the bitterly cold, blizzard-prone winter months. They need new or gently-used warm winter clothing – coats, hoodies, hats, gloves, shoes, boots, jeans, sweatshirts, etc., all ages, all sizes, boys or girls from infants to 16 years.

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Lego architect

Schuyler Cauley (right), of Yardley, won first place in the Lego Brick Builder Challenge Contest earlier this month at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. This contest was part of the opening day activities for the “Art of the Brick” exhibition. Schulyer’s piece, called “Chateau Schuyler” is displayed in a glass case at the end of the Art of the Brick exhibit. It will be on display for one month. You can see photos of his piece at the Franklin Institute Facebook page.

Pictured with Schuyler is Franklin Institute President and CEO, Larry Dubinski.

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Rita’s Water Ice is now open

The Morrisville and Levittown Rita’s Water Ice are now open. Layer it, blend it, drink it!

Welcome Back Saturday will take place on Saturday, February 28th. Everything is 50% off, excluding gallons and tubs.

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Scenes from the Quarry Hill Elementary Science Fair

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Colagio the Painter purchases unique, dust-free sanding system

As someone who prides himself on superior customer service, Craig Hamlin, owner of Colagio the Painter, LLC, was eager to invest in the purchase of a Festool™ Sanding System.

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‘ModERIN’, a modern twist on Irish dance, comes to Yardley on March 7th

‘Darrah Carr Dance,’ an acclaimed New York City-based dance company, offers their show, ‘ModERIN,’ a playful combination of the words modern (dance) and ERIN (an Irish American reference to Ireland), to an enthusiastic audience in Yardley.

Bucks County Performing Arts Center (BCPAC) brings this show to the Yardley Community Centre, 64 S. Main Street, Yardley, on March 7th, at 7:30pm.

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