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Defusing eye rolls: Advice for frustrated parents of teens

When teens roll their eyes, the meaning of their nonverbal message is not hard for parents to decode. And when it first starts appearing, it often ushers in a new chapter of the child-parent relationship — one that requires patience and fortitude from the grown-ups.

Lifestyle can halve heart failure risks after 65

Older people who walk briskly, are moderately active in their free time, drink moderately, don’t smoke and avoid obesity may be half as likely to develop heart failure as people who don’t engage in these healthy habits, a new study suggests.

Linking dementia and diabetes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares across cultures.
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Reader Scrapbook

7-year-old Isaac has fun just “hanging out” during a visit with his grandparents Richard and Shirley Ehrenberg of Wenatchee. (Photo provided/Richard Ehrenberg)

Classes

Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Okanogan Highlands Alliance to host hike

NCW — The Okanogan Highlands Alliance (OHA) will host a hike around the southern end of Lost Lake on July 18. There is no fee, but donations are accepted.

Dear Abby: Questioning boyfriend is not likely to change

Dear Abby: My boyfriend, “Blake,” recently broke up with me — again. He told me in the beginning that he was bi-curious, and that he wasn’t sure he was completely heterosexual. When he broke up with me the first time, we stayed friends. Everyone seemed confused that I still wanted to hang out with him.

Overweight women need better pre-pregnancy counseling

Better care and counseling is needed to teach overweight women hoping to become pregnant about the health dangers of their excess weight and the importance of maintaining a healthy diet, a new U.S. study concludes.
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Century mark — Don Sampson to celebrate his 100th birthday

WENATCHEE — Don Sampson will celebrate his 100th birthday on Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. during a gathering of family and friends at the Colonial Vista Retirement Center in Wenatchee. The family requests that no gifts are brought.
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Wilson — 50th

Bob and Dotti Wilson of Wenatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday.

Births

Births announcements from throughout North Central Washington
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Turner — 50th

George and Sharon Turner will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary during a trip later this year.
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Risenhoover — Anderson

Heidi Anderson and Garrett Risenhoover were married June 28 at Eastmont Community Church in East Wenatchee before Pastor Jay Caron.