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Archive for January 2013

Safety and the movies… The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 

January 29, 2013

By Lauren Smith Clearly Bilbo Baggins never went to Scouts, otherwise he would’ve considered the “be prepared” motto on his unexpected journey. The long awaited prequel to the Lord of the Rings (LoTR) trilogy is finally here. But before you pontificate about what the second Hobbit film will entail, we can learn a few lessons […]

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What would you do if you couldn’t do what you love?

January 25, 2013

By Matt King A snowboarder cuts through the snow, his board carving powder like a knife, the white flakes puffing up in the air clinging onto his goggles and jacket. A goalie crouches in front of his net, his hockey skates digging into the ice, his face sweaty under his mask, his right hand tightly […]

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When I hurt, you hurt; when I’m comfortable you’re comfortable

January 18, 2013

By Theresa Trant Over 80% of adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives. You could be one of them. Hi. This is your back speaking. When I hurt you are impacted. This means you feel pain and discomfort. You might not be able to move so well and need to see […]

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Safety in the news from a newbie’s perspective – and the latest safety stories!

January 15, 2013

By Melissa Babcock When it comes to news, I typically follow only one kind – entertainment. You know, the type of “news” that appears in the pages of People Magazine or US Weekly. I’ll admit, I don’t know much about politics or sports or the current status on global warming, but I know far more […]

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Can you hear me now?

January 11, 2013

By Lauren Smith “Turn down the volume! You’ll lose your hearing!” – parents everywhere Who didn’t spend a portion of their teenage years blasting music? My parents definitely got an earful of punk music while I was in high school. I’m surprised quite frankly that I didn’t lose my hearing, considering how close I’ve stood […]

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