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Showing 24 articles from April 6, 2016.

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Elementary student speaks up with jewelry for a cause
Gracen Denton, 11, right, creates necklaces, like the one at left, to sell for a cause she believes in.
Elementary student speaks up with jewelry for a cause

Because Hilton Head Christian Academy student Gracen Denton is already admired for her artistic talents, academics, and giving heart, it was no surprise when she recently launched a service initiative.

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Heart Association kicks off exercise campaign April 6
Avery Harrell, left, walks with her mom Shelly and other family members in last year's Palmetto Heart Walk. Avery was born with a congenital heart defect. PHOTO BY JANE KENDALL
Heart Association kicks off exercise campaign April 6

Every 43 seconds someone in the United States suffers a heart attack, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).

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Opinion

Lessons in living from a 90-year-old (former) stranger
Lynne Cope Hummell
Lessons in living from a 90-year-old (former) stranger

When 90-year-old widow Norma Bauerschmidt and her family rolled into the Lowcountry in mid-March, all she wanted was a good place to park her wheelchair and watch the Hilton Head Island St. Patrick's Day parade.

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Business

Can you make your  investments less taxing?
Bill Sauter
Can you make your investments less taxing?

Tax Freedom Day, which typically occurs in late April, according to the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year.

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Expert debunks common myth about income taxes
Expert debunks common myth about income taxes

I keep hearing the same statement from taxpayers that makes little sense: "I cannot afford to make more money because it will raise my taxes."

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Use your legacy to impart values, not just assets
Use your legacy to impart values, not just assets

Warren Buffet once indicated he would leave enough of his assets to his children so they could do anything they wanted to, but not so much that they could do nothing at all.

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Sports

Best all-around tennis upgrade: Restring your racquet
Best all-around tennis upgrade: Restring your racquet

Most recreational, club and league tennis players wait until they break a string before restringing their racquet.

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Top Stories

Bicycle enthusiasts seek helpers to assist other riders
Bicycle enthusiasts seek helpers to assist other riders
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Pete the Pelican a most unconventional bird
Pete the Pelican a most unconventional bird
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Time to Get Your Plaid On
Time to Get Your Plaid On
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Health & Wellness

ADHD in adults common, likely undiagnosed in youth
Helene Stoller
ADHD in adults common, likely undiagnosed in youth

John was in jeopardy of losing his job.

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Chiropractic care might help you to age with ease
Chiropractic care might help you to age with ease

Walkers, canes and nursing homes don't have to be part of the aging process.

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Hair transplant can be considered life-time investment
Actual patient of Dr. Finger, before and after NeoGraft transplant.
Hair transplant can be considered life-time investment

Hair loss can be devastating for men, but even more so for women. A lush head of hair reflects both attractiveness and youth for both genders.

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Heart Association kicks off exercise campaign April 6
Avery Harrell, left, walks with her mom Shelly and other family members in last year\'s Palmetto Heart Walk. Avery was born with a congenital heart defect. PHOTO BY JANE KENDALL
Heart Association kicks off exercise campaign April 6

Every 43 seconds someone in the United States suffers a heart attack, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).

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Lasers effective in treating several conditions
Oswald Lightsey Mikell
Lasers effective in treating several conditions

Lasers have revolutionized dermatology, plastic and cosmetic surgery.

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Medication management vital for those with dementia
Karen Doughtie
Medication management vital for those with dementia

"Have patience - remember how you will want someone to treat you when you reach the time when you need a caregiver!"

- Anonymous

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Home & Garden

Components help deliver 'cut above' experience
Carlos Ramos
Components help deliver 'cut above' experience

In last month's article, we had a bird's eye view of the components that deliver an audio signal and power to speakers.

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For spring cleaning, here's a primer for stone surfaces
Minimal care will help your stone maintain and deepen its beauty for years. PHOTO COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
For spring cleaning, here's a primer for stone surfaces

It's spring. You're cleaning. Here's a refresher for your stone surfaces.

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Arts & Entertainment

31st Wine & Food Festival deemed a huge success
The public tasting at Harbour Town drew wine enthusiasts to sample abundant varieties of wine. PHOTO BY LYNNE COPE HUMMELL
31st Wine & Food Festival deemed a huge success
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Camera Club names student winners
Kendra Natter, right, of the Camera Club of Hilton Head presents winners' checks to student winners, from left, Emily Todd, Savannah Heitmann and Kelly Mianowski. PHOTO BY DONNA VARNER
Camera Club names student winners

The Camera Club of Hilton Head recently presented its Kurtzberg Awards to student photographers at Hilton Head Island High School.

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Real Estate

Professional photography sells homes faster, for more
Carl Schroeder
Professional photography sells homes faster, for more

When selling a home, first impressions are everything, and house photos are what buyers see first when they begin looking for their picture-perfect home.

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Dining

Award-winning Old Fort Pub a unique dining experience
Poached pear salad, Joyce Farms breast of chicken, Loch Duart Scottish salmon are among the favorite dishes at Old Fort Pub. PHOTO BY DEAN ROWLAND
Award-winning Old Fort Pub a unique dining experience

Earning AAA's coveted four-diamond status as a restaurant reflects distinctive food, décor and personal service.

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Family

Adult children: Is it time  to have 'the talk' with parents?
Adult children: Is it time to have 'the talk' with parents?

In an attempt to provide awareness (as if they really needed it) to the children who have parents in their late 70s and older, I thought it would be helpful to highlight a scenario you might be facing now or in the near future.

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Seniors at risk for errors in prescription management
Seniors at risk for errors in prescription management

As a community, we are concerned about our youth and their opportunities to obtain and abuse prescription drugs.

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