Exercise may help prevent kidney stones…Goodbye free online shipping maybe…Dog Park opens at Tanglewood (News update)

Exercise may help prevent kidney stones…Goodbye free online shipping maybe…Dog Park opens at Tanglewood (News update)

Attention ladies: Here’s another reason to work out. Exercise may help prevent kidney stones.  The Best News: You don’t have to break a sweat or be a super athlete. A study from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle suggesting that even walking for a couple hours a week can cut the risk of developing kidney stones by about one-third. About 9% of us will get a kidney stone sometime our lifetime.  BTW: Exercise is known to cut the risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and other conditions that raise the risk of kidney stones. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20130503/DA622RT01.html

Attention online shoppers: The US Senate will vote today on a bill that would allow states to collect sales tax for purchases made on the Internet. The bill faces fierce opposition in the House. Under current law, states can only require retailers to collect sales taxes if the store has a ‘brick and mortar’ presence in the state.  http://apnews.myway.com/article/20130506/DA63LJ6G0.html

Who let the dogs OUT?  It’s been 4 years in the making – the Dog Park at Tanglewood (Tangle-Woof) opened to the public on Sunday.  The park has separate areas for both large and small dogs, along with plenty of shade in the back of the park and benches. The Dog Park at Tanglewood is open 7 days a week and is open to the public.  https://www.facebook.com/dogparkattanglewood

Are you suffering from itchy, red, watery eyes from all of the pollen? You are NOT alone – almost one-third of the U.S. population has allergic eye disease, experts say.  And a good percentage of that is seasonal. Pollen is normally a harmless substance, but if your immune system identifies it as an enemy that it needs to react to, that’s when we suffer. Doctors are usually inundated with questions related to
allergies this time of the year. Here are some of the most common: http://myfox8.com/2013/05/06/how-to-treat-eye-allergy-symptoms/

Plan to ‘Eat Out’ this Tuesday (May 7) and help those in need in our community. “Dine Out for Hunger Awareness in the Triad”  -For a list of
participating restaurants donating 10% of their proceeds in support of  Crisis
Control Ministry
(in Forsyth County) and Greensboro Urban Ministry go to www.diningoutforhunger.org

A national survey finding that the Triad is ranked near the top of 25 Metro
Statistical Areas with the highest rates of food hardship.  

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