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Breathing tips to help children relax

In times of stress, anxiety or frustration, you’ve probably been told to “relax, take a deep breath and calm down.” Have you tried it? Really tried it? Many meditation practices use breathing techniques to promote a state of calm.

Adult diseases now striking kids

Once seen only among an older population, adult diseases such as fatty liver disease, hypertension and osteoporosis are being diagnosed more and more in children. And you can add to that sleep apnea, Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol levels. The culprits? Unhealthy diets and growing waistlines, experts say.

Vacation Bible School listings

The Community of Christ will host “Son Spark” Vacation Bible School July 27 to 30. The free program runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. daily at the church, 609 N. Baker.

Columbia Grove to hold drama camp

EAST WENATCHEE — Columbia Grove Covenant Church will hold their “Action Drama Camp” July 27 through 31, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the church, 19 McElmurry Lane.

Raising money for healing family

My name is Chase Hodge. I’m 28 years old and lucky enough to have married an incredible woman. I am graced with the honor, alongside my wife, in shaping our four beautiful children.

We all fall down: Tips to prevent leading cause of childhood injury

ROCHESTER, Minn. — When people think of kids and trauma, they often think about car accidents. “However, in reality, falls are the leading cause of childhood injury and most of them happen around the home,” says Christopher Moir, M.D., pediatric surgeon at Mayo Clinic Children Center, who has cared for a wide variety of injuries related to falls.

Latino ministry to hold ‘Vespers in the Garden’ service

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Lutheran Latino Ministry will offer a “Vespers in the Garden” service on Saturdays throughout the summer. The service will be held at 7 p.m. in the front garden of the Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave.

St. Luke’s sponsors youth camping trips

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, with the help of local parishioners, and youth trust and memorial funds, will sponsor six campers to attend Camp Cross at Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Spiritual study group to discuss new wisdom teaching

The HUMUH Clear Mind Buddhist Life Science/Meditation Center will host a Satsang spiritual study group June 14 at 4 p.m. in the sanctuary of Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway.