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Show yore "*Protect cankeep minds sharp by child how to calculate a battin~ cTeaZing fun summer kaming average or a pitcber's ERA. Making ~mmili~ at home." says Dr. dmacr? Let yotu chiM measure Ckmmt Clum. director of leamin8 for ingredients, Clippin8 ~m~mn~, Show VTech and LeapFrog, home to a your child how mt,ch mo~y t~l| be number of ~twa.io~l leaning saved in your grocery budget. Goir~ prod~tL on m road trip? Look up some ftm To help families a~d ~mmc~ facts about the diffewm states you'U m~tbacks. Chau is offering the see on licensep|ate~ following ideas and tips. - Read Io~eflmr, Ferry.ciVet Vblit I iiSra~. Many libraries percent of ~gen ages six m c~ght offer summer reading challenges report that ~ want adults m read whkh can prove to be 8real aloud W them~ even though ~,* are motivation to crack open a book. aht~ ~o read on ti~r own. acceding Eaf~ the exl~Se of iibraria~t to to the Scholaslic Kids & Family help children find titles they'll enjoy, Reading Rpoet. Use this time with a~! use the 'Wwe-finser" test m be your child zo disuss the topics in sure your child has books az the the book and ask questions that help propel fading kvel: mad one page build critical ihinkin8 skills. Try such of a book; if there me more dum five prompts as: Tell me about your ~n words, bave y~ur child favonte ch~ntcter. What wa~ yore choo~ another book favorite pint of the bo~ and why? Lem'lt Idboul a mw old. Has your Would you rcommemt this book to child been olkctiag rocks when a friend? playing outdoors? Does he or she *'With a f~n f~us on learning, you like to point out differem shapes of am help chitdrcn stay academically dolld~ in the sky? Encourage aceve all summef, which will help ehii&en to research ar, d learn more ease the transition back to the ab~,it the suK~cts that fascinate c~tf:d|.'saysChw.t. them. If they are pamionate about a ***** (NAPS)--For some people with gas- troesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the TIP procedure may be the answer. Patients typically return to work in less than one week. To learn more and to find a physician who can help you, visit www.GERDhelp.com. Harvest Stone* crackers are packed with the perfect combination of organ- ic whole grains and seeds, giving them incredible taste and a distinguished tex- ture that pairs perfectly with custom- ers' high standards. A store locator is at www.harveststone.com.. Because many outdoor home im- provement projects involve digging, confirm that the contractor will follow the practice of calling 811 at least 48 hours before breaking ground. For fur- ther advice about safe digging practices and what types of home projects require a call to 811, visit www.columbiagas .ohio.com/811. The FDA recently approved the MiniMed 670G, Medtronic's new in- sulin pump. It's a hybrid closed-loop system that's more predictive than ear- lie~ pumps. That means users can have peace of mind during the day and espe- cially while they're asleep. Learn more at www.medtronicdiabetes.com/products/ minimed-670g-insulin-pump-system. When painting your home, remem- ber, colors in the store often look differ- ent at home because of different light. Get a few samples and try them out, advises Chris Stigliano, merchandisiug director at Lowe's. For millions of smartphone users, there's a more affordable alternative to traditional wireless plans and services called TextNow. It lets you send messages and make calls on your computer or tab- let, then access them from your phone. Learn more at www.textnow.com. Dan Konzen, Phoenix Campus chair for the College of Information Systems and Technology at University of Phoe- nix, suggests job seekers consider how social media profiles look to hiring managers, know what information is available online and be mindful of what they post. Proper planning can help college grad- uates leave school more easily. For exam- ple, the experts at Penske Truck Rental say most students will need a 12- or 16-foot truck to pack up all their stuff. For further tips, go to www.PenskeTruckRental.com or call (800) GO-PENSKE. Whether you're a Billy Idol "White Wedding" and apple-bobbing bride or an '~,ve Maria" and bouquet-tossing bride, there's a member of Professional Photog- raphers of America itching to get creative with your wedding photos. To find a pho- tographer that suits your nuptials, go to FindAPhotographer.com/RockNWedding. NOW ACC E PT] NG NEW PATIENTS! Frozen water is about 9 percent lighter than water, which is why ice floats on water. Understanding Biosimilars (NAPS)--Perhaps your doctor has talked to you about biosimilar medicines or you have heard or read about them in the news--but what are biosimilars? There is a great deal of complexity and confusion about what they are, how they are made and why they should matter to patients. A new educational website, Bio- similars Clarified, provides support to patients, caregivers and the health care community by offering straightforward information about biosimilar medicines. Knowing the Basics Many of today's important medica- tions are biologic medicines, which are used to treat serious medical conditions. Biologics are made from living organ- isms such as human or animal cells, and microorganisms like bacteria or yeast. Biosimilars are a type of biologi- cal product that are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they are highly similar to an already FDA-approved biological prod- uct, known as the originator biologic or reference product, and have been shown to have no clinically meaningful differ- ences in terms of the safety, purity and potency of the product. Biosimilars Are Not Generics Generic drugs are chemical copies of certain prescription medicines that are made by using the same formula. The living cells used to make biolog- ics can cause tiny differences between batches of the medicine each time it's made. Biosimilars go through many tests to check that they act in a similar way in the body. How Are Biosimilars Similar to Originators? Structure--the shape of the molecule is similar Function--what the medicine does is similar Clinical Effect--how the medicine ] t*~t Originality does not consist in saying what saying exactly what you think yourself. no one has ever said before, but in --James Stephens Can t list and wait. Call us and set the date! 304-256-0463 106 East Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901 REALTY Randy Burdette, CAI 927 Auctioneer/Realtor 304,256,0463 randy@foxfirenation.com www.weselltheearth.com FOXFIRE REALTY 3C)4-645-7674 Richard Grist/Broker/Auctioneer/Forester 106 E. 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The Hinton News P 0 Drawer 1000 Hinton, WV 25951-1000 hintonlOOO@aol.com IIIII I Ill I I There's a new educational website that provides straightforward infor- mation about biosimilar medicines. treats a particular disease is similar Effective and Well Tolerated--works in the same way in the body More ~.ccess and Potentially Lower Costs As health care costs continue to rise, biosimilars may offer well-tolerated and effective treatment options that have the potential to increase patient access to biologic medicines. They may also help' reduce health care spending. Education. and Support for Patients Support is often an important part of treatment for patients taking bio- similars. Patients are encouraged to log on to Biosimilars Clarified (www.merck clarifiesbiosimilars.com). The website is designed to provide clear, concise and straightforward information about biosimilar medicines in a simple, easy- to-use, question-and-answer format. ~iosimilars Clarified offers a host of in- formative features on such topics as: What are biologic medicines? Biosimilars--are they safe and effective? The value of biosimilars and increas- ing access to treatment. The availability of support programs for patients taking biosimilars. Merck is working to provide health care professionals, payers and consum- ers with clarity on biosimilars. A mule won't sink in quicksand but a donkey will. Hinton Lions Club Donation By Ann Lipscomb The Hinton Lions Club has donated a picnic table to Summers Middle School. Shown are Jason McClung and Blake Vandal who moved the table into place on the old playground at Summers Middle. Built by the Building Construction Class at Summers County High School under the direction of Mr. Thomas, the picnic table is one of two that will be provided. 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