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Health

Though many people make losing weight their number-one New Year’s resolution, getting fit and maintaining a healthy lifestyle – and teaching children in our lives by example to do the same – should be the goal for 2014 and a lifetime, says Dayre Carpenter of Focus Fitness of Oregon.

“The sooner you get started, the better you’ll feel, and the more conscious you are of what you eat,” says Carpenter, a licensed fitness instructor and a personal trainer certified by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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Facebook users may have seen the requests to clear snow around their hydrants popping up in posts on the social media site.

On its Facebook page, Oregon Fire & Rescue Department notes that, while it’s nice and very important to keep hydrants accessible in the event of emergencies, residents should remember possible dangers associated with shoveling snow – especially large piles thrown from the roadway by snowplows, which can freeze into something that resembles concrete.

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Though forecasters are calling for temps to climb into the 30s and 40s – which may seem balmy after the recent sub-zero weather – there’s still plenty of winter to come. The ASPCA offers these tips to help pet owners keep their companion animals safe when the mercury dips.

• Keep your cat inside. Outdoors, felines can freeze, become lost or be stolen, injured or killed. Cats who are allowed to stray are exposed to infectious diseases, including rabies, from other cats, dogs and wildlife.

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