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USDA gives safety tips for Barbecue and Food

 

USDA - U.S. Department of AgricultureWashington, D.C. – Cooking outdoors was once only a summer activity shared with family and friends. Now more than half of Americans say they are cooking outdoors year round.

So whether the snow is blowing or the sun is shining brightly, it’s important to follow food safety guidelines to prevent harmful bacteria from multiplying and causing foodborne illness.

Use these simple guidelines for grilling food safely.

Outdoor cooking.

Outdoor cooking.

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Hilltop Supermarket’s “Karing for Kenai” Spring Festival a huge success

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 9th, Hilltop Supermarket held a Spring Festival event, “Karing for Kenai”. The event was a fundraiser for Kenai Payes Langley who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

Kenai is a beautiful 13 year-old-young lady who lives in Clarksville, TN, with her mother and older sister, Hailey. Kenai is battling Stage 3 Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma Cancer. She has 8 tumors in the surrounding areas of her reproductive system.

Kenai Langley and her family at the "Karing for Kenai" event at Hilltop Supermarket.

Kenai Langley and her family at the “Karing for Kenai” event at Hilltop Supermarket.

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Hilltop Supermarket to host Spring Festival fundraiser for Kenai Langley

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – This Saturday, May 9th, Hilltop Supermarket is hosting “Karing for Kenai” Spring Festival. The Spring Festival is a fundraiser for 13-year old Kenai Payes Langley who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

There will be a yard sale from 7:00am until 3:00pm. Hilltop is still taking donations that can be dropped off at the store anytime.

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Medical Marijuana Proposal gets to Tennessee House Floor

 

Tennessee House DemocratsNashville, TN – A proposal bringing medical marijuana to Tennessee was brought to the House of Representatives floor Tuesday for consideration.

This is the first time a medical marijuana proposal has made it to the floor for a vote. The proposal was in the form of an amendment by Representative Sherry Jones (D-Nashville) to HB0582. «Read the rest of this article»

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Consumer Reports looks at the use of Pesticides on Produce to Help Consumers Reduce Exposure

 

Risk Guide for 48 Fruits and Vegetables from 14 Countries; Choosing Organic Always the Safest Choice but in Many Cases Conventional Can Be As Low Risk

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Fresh produce is an important part of a healthy diet.  A new study by Consumer Reports looks at the risks of pesticide residues for 48 fruits and vegetables from around the globe to come up with guidelines to help consumers reduce their exposure to these toxic chemicals.

An accompanying 40-page report, “Pesticide Use in Produce,” from Consumer Reports’ Food Safety and Sustainability Center provides a closer look at the consequences of pesticide use for those who produce food, wildlife, and the environment. «Read the rest of this article»

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Mobile Mammography Coach coming to Hilltop Supermarket Saturday, March 28th

 

Hilltop SupermarketClarksville, TN – The Saint Thomas Health Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography Coach will be at Hilltop Supermarket’s parking lot this Saturday, March 28th, 2015 from 9:00am until 3:00pm.

The coach provides mammography for women who cannot afford the time away from work for appropriate screenings. It also helps women with no insurance through support from organizations like Susan G. Komen.

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

Our Mission in Motion Mobile Mammography

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My Two Cents: #Gabestrong

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN “Faith and understanding rest on the hope of eternal life.  Before time began, God promised to give that life.  And he does not lie.” Titus 1.

It seemed only fitting that former Clarksville City Councilman Gabe Segovia would lose his battle to cancer on the day God chose to begin his life.  And while there are many who think that is so sad, I celebrate for Gabe.

The pain is gone.  The suffering is over.  Now, go rest my brother!

Gabe Segovia with Hank Bonecutter at the WJZM studios, Clarksville after a two hour interview about the discovery of his cancer.

Gabe Segovia with Hank Bonecutter at the WJZM studios, Clarksville after a two hour interview about the discovery of his cancer.

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American Heart Association reports Women active a few times weekly have lower risk of Heart Disease, Stroke and Blood Clots

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Middle-aged women who are physically active a few times per week have lower risks of heart disease, stroke and blood clots than inactive women, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. Surprisingly, more frequent physical activity didn’t result in further reductions in risk, researchers said.

Physical activities associated with reduced risk included walking, gardening, and cycling.

Regular daily walking reduced the risk of stroke, regardless of the pace or distance. (American Heart Association)

Regular daily walking reduced the risk of stroke, regardless of the pace or distance. (American Heart Association)

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American Heart Association’s 12th annual National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 6th

 

Biggest-ever National Wear Red Day features buildings, people, places going red for women’s heart health; many local activities coming

Go Red for Women - American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – The Middle Tennessee skyline will take on a special heartwarming red glow next Friday.

Twenty-two local buildings will be lighting up red as part of the 12th annual National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 6th, as part of the biggest Go Red celebration ever in Middle Tennessee. This icon day of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement is the day when everyone Goes Red across the nation to support women’s fight against heart disease, their No. 1 killer.

American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day

American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day

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Convenient Car Care Inc. presents donations to Pearl Point Cancer Support

 

Clarksville, TN – To hear the words “you’ve got Cancer” is the most devastating news a person can hear. For those who have lived and died with the disease, the journey to recovery, or the walk with death, can be a devastating experience to family and friends.

It’s because of that experience that Doug and Vickie Wall, and their daughter, Candace Ursery, used their company resources to help make lives a little easier for those who will hear those words, “You’ve got Cancer.”

Convenient Car Care Inc. presents a check for $12,469 to Susan Hosbach of Pearl Point Cancer Support. Pictured are Candace Ursery, President of Convenient Car Care Inc., Susan Hosbach, President and CEO of Pearl Point, Ashley Charlton, Development Coordinator, and Doug Wall, owner of Convenient Car Care Inc.. (Photos by Bill Larson/Clarksville Online)

Convenient Car Care Inc. presents a check for $12,469 to Susan Hosbach of Pearl Point Cancer Support. Pictured are Candace Ursery, President of Convenient Car Care Inc., Susan Hosbach, President and CEO of Pearl Point, Ashley Charlton, Development Coordinator, and Doug Wall, owner of Convenient Car Care Inc.. (Photos by Bill Larson/Clarksville Online)

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