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#SportsSunday: Nicole Hensley, The Unlikely Goalie

Nicole Hensley, as a goalie for  the U.S. Women's National Team, represented the U.S. at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games...and brought home the gold! Her path to this point was a bit unconventional but clearly driven by her love for hockey - a game typically not associated with women athletes.  Her skill in the sport began on roller blades and eventually transitioned to the ice and playing with the boys. "At around age 12 is when boys start ‘checking’ – the (very) physical act of disrupting the puck bearer – which created warranted apprehension with her mother, Leslie. The only way Hensley would be allowed to continue with the boys, Leslie said, was if Hensley shifted to goalie, the one position on...

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Kissable Lips Need Protection All Year!

Ladies and gentlemen!  When summer hits, most of us - even the people who like to “go tanning” -  immediately consider the SPF we are going to use to protect our skin from UVB rays.  No one wants skin cancer and if we can prevent it by using sunscreen we will. But how many of us think about that same level of care for our lips?   We should, because the delicate skin of our lips are a common spot for cancer, and no one wants lip cancer.  Of all the body parts that would be exposed to the sun, your bottom lip ranks high on that list. It’s out there, constantly exposed, even if you are wearing lipstick or lip...

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