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Health

By the American Counseling Association

Today’s unstable economic environment has meant lifestyle changes, problems and increased stress for many families. Parents, however, sometimes forget that their problems, financial or otherwise, can also mean increased levels of anxiety and fear for their children.

Whatever a family’s problems, children, even at very young ages, are usually aware that things are no longer “right.” While young children won’t fully understand what is wrong, and older children may fake a “so what,” non-caring attitude, the reality is that major family problems cause stress and anxieties for our children that can manifest themselves in a variety of negative ways.

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A Kick-Off Party for ProMedica Health System’s scholarship program called “Lunch 101: Food for Thought” will be held Sept. 13 from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Wildwood Athletic Club gym, 2865 N. Reynolds Rd., Toledo.

Students who are in the 10th, 11th or 12th grade for the 2008-09 school year are eligible to participate in the program and attend the kick-off party. Bring a school ID or report card to get in the door.

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To the editor: We often hear a lot of discussion as to exactly when, what some call a fetus is accepted as a live human being.

Regardless of the many different views out there, even a not-too-overly-endowed mind should be able to figure out that the exact moment that a female egg unites with a sperm is when a human being comes into existence.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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