Healthy Living for ME invites Mainers to participate in upcoming leader trainings

This fall, Healthy Living for ME is offering trainings for future workshop leaders. Any interested Mainer is welcome to join the trainings. Community organizations are also welcome to have their staff or volunteers participate in the trainings.  

“We are excited to be able to offer trainings to Mainers who would like to become workshop leaders and help others improve their health and wellness. This is a great way for people interested in empowering and supporting others to do so,” said Jen Paquet, training manager of Healthy Living for ME. “I encourage anyone who is interested to reach out and learn more about what this opportunity entails.”

Healthy Living for ME offers free and low-cost workshops to help Mainers prevent and manage conditions and improve their overall health and wellness. Zoom, telephone, and in-person workshops are available. If you would like to become a leader for one of these workshops, Healthy

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Former No. 4 overall pick Clelin Ferrell a healthy scratch for Raiders’ Week 1 matchup with Ravens

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The Las Vegas Raiders are gearing up for their “Monday Night Football” matchup against the Baltimore Ravens, but they will be without their former No. 4 overall pick. When the Raiders released their inactives for Week 1, included was defensive end Clelin Ferrell, who according to multiple reports, is a healthy scratch.

Ferrell had been listed on the injury report all week with a back injury, but was a full participant in practice in each session and was not given a game designation. The No. 4 overall pick out of Clemson has not lived up to expectations. He recorded 38 combined tackles and 4.5 sacks in 15 games in his rookie season, and then 27 combined tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles in 2020. He missed five games due to COVID-19 and a shoulder injury, however. 

Ferrell has greatly been overshadowed by fellow defensive

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Take on fatty liver disease with healthy eating | Feature Columnist

Keep your immune system strong by eating healthy, being physically active, getting enough sleep, managing your stress and please wear a face covering. Join the Brody medical students at September’s “Walk with a Doc” at Lake Laupus. This month’s guest speaker is Dr. Jason Higginson, executive dean of the Brody School of Medicine. He will make a few comments and lead the walk around the lake. All are welcome at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25.

Q My doctor says I have NAFLD. I don’t understand since I never drink alcohol. He told me to lose weight. Is there a special diet I should follow? — JL, Winterville.

A You received a diagnosis that confuses many people, but it is a condition you can do something about with lifestyle changes. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), like other chronic medical conditions linked to obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes,

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Beach City Health District to vote on Healthy Living Campus EIR in Redondo Beach

A gathering place for residents of the program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly is proposed in phase one of the Healthy Living Campus master plan. Rendering courtesy of BCHD

by Kevin Cody

The Beach Cities Health District Board will vote on whether or not to certify the Healthy Living Campus environmental impact report at its Wednesday, September 8 meeting, to be held at 6 p.m. on Zoom. If the board certifies the EIR, the board will move on to reviewing the master plan for the 11 acre, $374 million, 254,700 square foot campus.

Over 300 people submitted comments about the nearly 1,000 page report. Almost all were in opposition to the project, including a 70 page petition with approximately 1,200 residents’ signatures.

Many of the comments echoed the complaint from Laura Zahn, an elder care worker. “Too tall, too big, too much construction noise, too much construction traffic, too

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