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She was a retired employee of Kmart in Wall, New Jersey, a member of the Pekin Church of Christ and had been a resident ...
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Teenager dies after southern-Indiana crash


(AP) - Police in southern Indiana say a 19-year-old woman who was injured when she lost control of her car and collided with a van has died. Floyd County police issued a news release Sunday saying Havannah Balentine of Pekin had died at University of ...

19-year-old killed in Floyd County crash


NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) - A 19-year-old died Saturday after losing control of her car and crashing into an oncoming van in Floyd County, Indiana. Havannah Balentine of Pekin crossed into the wrong lane while driving over railroad tracks on Grant Line Road ...

Pekin woman dies after Friday collision


Pekin woman dies after Friday collision Police said Balentine was traveling south on Grant Line in a silver 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix when the vehicle crossed a set of railroad tracks near Chapel Lane and skidded into the northbound lane. Check out this ...

Driver dies after accident on Grant Line Rd.


(WHAS11) - Havannah Balentine, 19 of Pekin, has died as a result of injuries sustained ...
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Motorist critically injured in two-car collision in New Albany


An preliminary investigation reveals that Havannah Balentine, 19, Pekin, was driving a passenger car ...
Assisting agencies were the New Albany Police Department, Indiana State Police, New Chapel Fire Department and Yellow Ambulance. CART was formed ...

Kouri’s Pub in Pekin marks 20 years in business


Kouri’s Pub in Pekin just celebrated its 20th year in business ...
One former employee who met her future spouse at Kouri’s is Tracey Hudson, who now lives in Indiana. She met her now-husband, Larry, while working at Kouri’s back in 1999.

Saturday's southern Indiana basketball roundup, results and boxscores


New Albany’s boys’ basketball team escaped Scottsburg ...
Borden’s Natalie Ruedinger poured in 16 points while Taylor Streander added 15 points. Eastern Pekin 55, Christian Academy of Indiana 33: Taylor Drury’s 27 points led the host Musketeers ...

New Pekin prepares oldest consecutive Independence Day celebration in U. S.


PEKIN, In. (WDRB) -- The town of New Pekin, Indiana claims the distinction of having the oldest consecutive Independence Day celebration in the United States of America. Pekin began celebrating Independence Day in the year 1830. The celebration consists of ...

Toddler dies, days after being found in Indiana field after tornadoes


When authorities came across the toddler with blond hair and blue eyes in New Pekin, Indiana, they said they initially did not who she was or how she ended up there. A neighbor, Andy Lanham, told CNN on Sunday that the girl, her two siblings and her ...




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR NEW PEKIN

Health insurance on NEW PEKIN

Young adults have several options to get coverage through the insurance market.

1. Special Enrollment Periods

Find out if you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period. You may be eligible for registration under the Special Enrollment Period unknowingly. If your student medical coverage you finished, you may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period that will allow you to purchase a health plan through the Insurance Market. You might also grant a Special Enrollment Period if you get married or porced, have a child or adopt a child, moving to another area, and not old enough to be on the safe parent or have in your life some other event eligible to do so.

2. Medicaid and CHIP

Find out how to request coverage for Medicaid and CHIP . You can enroll in Medicaid or the Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at any time of year. If you qualify you can now register.

3. coverage through the health plan of the parent

You can get coverage from their parents plan until age 26, even if married, not living with their parents or dependent on them economically. After age 26, you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

4. Catastrophic Coverage

These plans are an affordable way to protect yourself from the high costs of the worst cases, such as an accident or serious illness. If you are under 30, you can purchase a catastrophic plan coverage. Served three visits per year before you have paid the deductible and certain preventive services .

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A problem in the city: A GREAT CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL IN ADOLESCENCE CAN IMPAIR THE BRAIN PERMANENTLY

To drink much during the teens years could lead to structural changes in the brain and memory deficits that persist in the adult phase, according to the disturbing results of a study done on animals. The study found that, even as adults, rats who had daily access to alcohol during his adolescence had reduced levels of myelin. With a function not very different from the  insulation of electrical wiring, myelin forms an insulating layer that surrounds the axons. These are filiform extensions of neurons that transmit nerve impulses.

These brain changes in rats were observed in a region important for reasoning and decision-making. Animals who drank more alcohol performed worse on a test of memory made when they were adults. The results suggest that high doses of alcohol during adolescence may continue affecting the brain even when the inpidual has left the consumption of alcohol. More research is needed to determine if these findings can be applied to humans.

According to the World Health Organization, a growing number of teens and young adults is provided to drinking to get drunk, consuming four (five for men) or more drinks in about two hours. Previous research in humans have shown an association between an episode of drinking excessive (binge) in adolescence, changes in the myelin sheath in several brain regions, and cognitive impairments in adulthood. However, it was unknown if alcohol was behind these brain differences and behaviour or if there was predisposition factors that could explain the found.

In this study, Heather N. Richardson, Wanette M. Vargas, Lynn Bengston and Brian. W. Whitcomb, of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst American city, as well as Nicholas W. Gilpin, of the State University of Louisiana in New Orleans, United States, compared the myelin in the prefrontal cortex (an area of the brain that is vital to reason and make decisions) in young male rats who gave a daily sweetened alcohol or sweetened water access for two weeks. It was found that animals that drank alcohol in his teens experienced a reduction in the levels of myelin in the prefrontal cortex, compared with those who drank a similar amount of sweetened water. When the researchers examined the animals exposed to the alcohol several months later, they found that continued showing levels of myelin reduced as adults.

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In NEW PEKIN: Understanding Links Between Smoking & Weight

Maybe you quit smoking to do something good for your health, and now you’ve noticed the pounds adding up on the scale. Or maybe one of the reasons you’re not quite ready to quit is that you’re afraid of gaining weight.

Here are some of the reasons why some people gain weight when they quit:

  • Smoking lowers your appetite.
    Smoking cigarettes makes you feel less hungry. So, when you quit smoking, you might feel hungrier and then eat more than you used to eat.  
  • Smoking increases your metabolism.
    Smoking cigarettes increases your metabolism, so you burn more calories. So when you stop smoking, you may burn fewer calories which can lead to weight gain. 
  • Eating can be a substitute for smoking.
    Smoking gave you something to do with your hands and something to put in your mouth. For a lot of people, food replaces cigarettes. And the more you reach for food, the more likely it is that you will gain weight.
  • Eating may soothe the feelings that smoking used to soothe.
    Maybe smoking was your go-to when you were feeling bad. When you stop smoking, you may find that you turn to eating to feel better or to deal with stress—but this can backfire and result in weight gain.

The good news is that you can take charge of your weight even while quitting smoking. Check out Forever Free for more info about smoking and weight.

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