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The Galveston County Daily News : Lifestyle

November 28, 2014

Lifestyle

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Holiday in the Park goes Cajun for 2014

Seventeen years ago Janice Hallisey had the idea to throw League City a Christmas party. The event would be a “social event” that would include entertainment, holiday shopping in the city’s historic district and park and, of course, a parade.

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Friday 11/28/2014
The ‘original’ Festival of Lights in Dickinson returns starting Saturday
Posted: November 28, 2014

What do you get when you combine dozens of volunteers and more than 1.5 million Christmas lights?

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‘Christmas Belles’ opens Dec. 4
Posted: November 28, 2014

The Bay Area Harbour Theatre will present “Christmas Belles” at 8 p.m. Thursday at 3803 state Highway 3 in Dickinson.

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Carell delivers great performance in ‘Foxcatcher’
Posted: November 28, 2014

‘Foxcatcher’ 

Starring: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo 

Grade: B

 Oscar nominated writer/director Bennett Miller’s third feature film, “Foxcatcher,” is similar to his first, “Capote.”

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
Turkey cooking safety tips
Posted: November 26, 2014

Turkey day is around the corner but to keep food poisoning the Centers for Disease Control has sent out tips to safely thaw and prepare Thanksgiving Day meals. 

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UTMB scientist finds marker that predicts changes in cholesterol levels
Posted: November 26, 2014

It’s known that cholesterol levels typically rise as people age and that high cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. What’s less known is that cholesterol levels begin to decline the more a person ages. Recently, researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Kentucky found that differences in one gene can influence a person’s cholesterol levels from midlife to late life.

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Cancer patients should not hesitate to speak with their doctors about dietary supplements
Posted: November 26, 2014

Many cancer patients use dietary supplements such as vitamins, minerals and herbs or other botanicals but often don’t tell their doctor.

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Galveston's East End ' Victorian Christmas' homes tour set for Dec. 5
Posted: November 26, 2014

Galveston’s East End Historical District Association will host its 25th annual “A Victorian Christmas” Homes Tour from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Dec. 5.

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Invest in early childhood education to aid community
Posted: November 26, 2014

Investing in early childhood education is the best thing you can do for your community. The longterm social implications are simply incredible. By putting a little effort in now, our neighborhoods, city, county and nation will reap the rewards in the future.

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