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Spring of 2015 should be worry free for Lake Cumberland


A chilling south wind ahead of another Arctic clipper ...
275-foot-deep concrete diaphragm was completed in March 2013 to shore up the dam, the structure still has not shed its risk designation. Wolf Creek Dam is the most monitored dam in the world.

Flexibility exercises can keep muscles in balance


Everline grew up surfing the New Jersey shore, which has good waves during the fall hurricane season but little swell the rest of the year. He earned his medical degree at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. To satisfy his surfing passion and his ...

McDonald’s All-American dream comes true for this NJ star


When Isaiah Briscoe signed with Kentucky, he joined elite Garden State company ...
was selected for the girls game, the first player in South Shore history to receive the honor.

New England slammed by winter storm


But Bruno and other residents of coastal areas faced another more menacing threat: storm surge flooding. On Massachusetts' South Shore, the ocean roared inland to flood the Brant Rock Esplanade, lined with homes and businesses. Marshfield's police ...

Time for less talk, more action


Consider last Saturday at South Carolina. Kentucky blocked nine shots ...
Virginia, Hofstra, Gonzaga, Rider, Albany, Northern Florida and Maryland-Eastern Shore have all won seven.

Pullin speaks on house floor


State Rep. Tanya Pullin, D-South Shore, speaks on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives today about the Commonwealth’s military veterans. Pullin, who has left her role as Chair of the House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Safety ...

Suspect admits to 2013 murder


GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. — A Kitts Hill man involved in a polyamorous relationship ...
Quigley was arrested and charged with the murder of Mary Dixon, 40, of South Shore, whose body was found behind Hobby Lobby in Russell on June 29. Dixon was reported ...

New business opens in South Shore, Ky.


SOUTH SHORE, Ky. — Erica and her husband Eric Ramey recently opened Take 2, a gently-used clothing store for children out of their home at 407 First Avenue in South Shore, Ky. Acquiring second hand clothing is something that Erica very passionate about ...

Man Killed in South Shore, Ky. Crash


SOUTH SHORE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A man has died after a crash involving an SUV and 18-wheeler. It happened Monday afternoon on US 23 in South Shore. South Shore Assistant Fire Chief Charles Farley tells WSAZ Kendall Piatt, 57, pulled out in front of the semi.

Crash in South Shore, KY, shuts down road


SOUTH SHORE, KY - Dispatchers with Greenup County 911 say one person has been injured in a crash Monday afternoon. Dispatchers tell 13News at least one person was injured and the crash involved a car and a tractor-trailer just after 3 p.m. The crash ...




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR SOUTH SHORE

Health insurance on SOUTH SHORE

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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Responding To and Protecting Students from Sexual Assault in SOUTH SHORE

January 26, 2015

Courtesy of Eve Hill and Mark Kappelhoff, Deputy Assistant Attorneys General for the Civil Rights pision

Note: The sample MOU can be found at here.

President Obama established the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault one year ago. On this anniversary, the task force has released a sample memorandum of understanding (MOU) to assist campuses and law enforcement agencies to work together in their efforts to protect students, address the needs of sexual assault survivors, and ensure a prompt, thorough, and fair response to allegations of sexual misconduct. This is yet another important step in the task force’s effort to help colleges and universities, as well as their partners in the community, address the problem of campus sexual violence.

While colleges and universities can do much on their own, communication and collaboration between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement is critically important to address the problem of sexual assault on campus.

The sample MOU reflects input from task force members and agencies, outside experts on sexual assault, police associations, state attorneys general, and campus administrators and counsels.

Many colleges and universities already have MOUs in place with local law enforcement authorities covering a variety of areas. Our conversations with campus administrators, campus police, and law enforcement have underscored the need for additional tools and strategies that are specifically tailored to the dynamics of sexual assault on campus, as well as the needs of sexual assault survivors. The task force is providing this sample MOU with that in mind.

We recognize that every campus and community is unique and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The sample MOU is, therefore, intended to be a starting point for a conversation between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement on how to improve collaborations between critical first responders. We fully expect that, in partnering to address the issue of sexual violence on campus, campus administrators and law enforcement will adapt the provisions of the sample MOU to meet their particular needs and circumstances. For example, some campus and law enforcement authorities may wish to incorporate some or all of the provisions into an existing general campus safety MOU, while others may prefer a standalone agreement specifically addressing campus sexual violence. Still others may decide that some different method of collaboration better meets their needs. We hope that this sample MOU will be an important resource in collaborative efforts between campus administrators, campus police and law enforcement to eradicate sexual assault from college communities nationwide.

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Office on Violence Against Women

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Exercise at any age is vital for healthy bones and is essential for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

Exercise not only improves bone health, it also increases muscle strength, coordination and balance and helps improve overall health.

Why do you exercise?

Bones, like muscles, are living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. In general, women and young men who exercise regularly reach a higher bone density (the highest level of consistency and strength of bones) than those who do not exercise. Most people reach peak bone density between 20 and 30 years old. From that age usually bone density begins to decrease. Women and men over age 20 can help prevent bone loss hacienda exercise frequently. The exercise allows us to maintain muscle strength, coordination and balance, which in turn helps prevent falls and fractures. This is especially important for older adults and people who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis.

The best exercise to strengthen bones

The best exercise for your bones is required weight-bearing. This type of exercise makes you strive to work against gravity. Examples of these exercises include weight lifting, walking, hiking, jogging, stair climbing, tennis and dance. In contrast, exercises that do not require weight-bearing include swimming and cycling. While these exercises help strengthen and maintain strong muscles and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, are not the most effective in strengthening bones.

Exercise Tips

If you have health problems such as heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes or obesity, or if you are 40 years old or more, consult your doctor before you start exercising regularly. According to the Surgeon General, the optimal goal is to exercise for at least 30 minutes most days; preferably daily.

Pay attention to your body. When starting an exercise routine, you may have some pain and discomfort in the muscles, but should not be painful or last more than 48 hours. If this occurs, you may be working too hard and need to slow down. Stop exercising if you feel any pain or discomfort in the chest and talk to your doctor before your next workout.

If you have osteoporosis, it is important to ask your doctor what activities are safe for you. If you have low bone density, experts recommend that the column is protected and avoiding exercises or activities that cause bending or twisting of the back. Moreover, should avoid high-impact exercise to reduce the risk of breaking a bone. You can also consult with an exercise specialist to teach you the proper progression of their activities, to stretch and strengthen muscles safely, and correct bad posture habits. An exercise specialist should have a degree in exercise physiology, physical education, physiotherapy or similar specialty. Be sure to ask if you are familiar with the special needs of people with osteoporosis.

A comprehensive system to combat osteoporosis

Remember, exercise is only part of a regimen for the prevention or treatment of osteoporosis. Like a diet rich in calcium and vitamin D, exercise helps strengthen bones at any age. But it is possible that good nutrition and exercise are not enough to stop the loss of bone density caused by medical conditions, menopause or certain habits such as the use of snuff and excessive consumption of alcohol. It is important to talk to your doctor about your bone health. Ask if you are a candidate for a bone density test. If densitometry shows low bone mass, ask what medications may help maintain healthy bones and fight osteoporosis. [16]








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