The Annual Memorial Day Parade will start at Upland Baptist Church on Monday, May 29th 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude at the War Memorial located at Bristol Lord Field (6th & Main Streets).    The annual Memorial Day Picnic sponsored by Resurrection Life Church and Upland Baptist Church will be held in Bristol Lord Field at 6th & Main Streets following the Memorial Day Parade (11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.). Join us for FREE hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, baked beans, chips, drinks, desserts and face painting.

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Is the Kids’ Meal Making Your Child Fat?

Child nutritionists consulted as part of a recent study suggested a maximum of 300 calories for the main component of a child’s meal, such as the hamburger, chicken nuggets or macaroni and cheese. However, when they examined the calorie counts of these items at the top 200 restaurant chains in the United States, the main dish in kids’ meals averaged over 450 calories – 50 percent more than recommended.

6 Reasons Breastfeeding is Great for Your Baby

If you’re a first-time mother, breastfeeding might seem like an intimidating prospect. However, it is quite literally the most natural thing in the world, and the benefits for you and your baby are significant. Doctors advise mothers to begin breastfeeding as soon as they can; waiting a couple of days until you get home from the hospital is often a big mistake.

The Importance of Talk Therapy in Treating Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder is common and affects up to 15 million adults in the United States. The standard for treatment is a combination of medicine and talk therapy. However, a new study shows that talk therapy may be the most important part of the treatment equation, even more so than medication.

Vegetarian Power: Good Plant-Based Sources of Protein

Some vegetarians struggle to eat enough protein. The USDA recommends that women should consume 46 grams of protein and men should consume 56 grams of protein every day. Fortunately for vegetarians and vegans, protein is found in ready supply in the plants, grains and nuts all around us.

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Take the Gout Quiz

For anyone who has had gout, the experience is not one that’s easily forgotten. It causes sudden, intense pain and tenderness in a joint. Find out more about gout by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

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