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    Therapy dog's puppy love brings comfort

    Sometimes patients of convalescent homes, skilled nursing units and other care facilities need more than just medical care. Sometimes, patients need a furry touch to brighten their day. "Therapy...

  2. Teaching Tech: Social media for parents & importance of unplugging

  3. Allergies Special: Hello Sunny Skies, Warmer Weather — And, Of Course, Pollen Season

  4. Women's Health: Taking the Test — Local Woman Takes Action When a Genetic Test Reveals Her Cancer Risks

Live Well

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    ‘Live Well’: ARTFEST features art by kids at local Boys & Girls Clubs

    With brushes in hand and colorful palettes to choose from, kids at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County create breathtaking art. “There is great demand for our children’s artwork,” Zane Smith,...

  2. ‘Live Well’: Dress for Success helps women prepare for job interviews

  3. ‘Live Well’: Kern County Fair just around the corner

  4. ‘Live Well’: San Fransisco exhibit comes to Bakersfield Museum of Art

Your Health

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    Defying the Odds: Healthy runner, cyclist finds new mission after suffering heart attack

    Margaret Patteson has always been conscientious about maintaining good health, eating well and enjoying an active lifestyle. Exercising regularly on her bike and trail running is a part of her...

  2. Holistic Health: Yoga -- One discipline, many styles

  3. Health Watch: Q&A with local experts in their medical field

  4. Holistic Health: Vitamins & Supplements ... Do We Really Need Them?

Wellness & Wonder

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    Real Success Stories: Find out where these famous rescued animals are now

    Bakersfield has a soft spot for animals, in particular, those who have overcome extraordinary circumstances to be reunited with their owner or discovered by a new two-legged companion. From dogs...

  2. What happens when... athletes suffer a concussion

  3. Gardening: Harvesting a kid-friendly fall garden

  4. Gardening: Sprucing Up Your Summer Garden

Creating Awareness

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    Some Kind of Wonderful: Jessica Mathews

    If Wonder Woman lived in Bakersfield, her name would be Jessica Mathews. Although Mathews does not drive an invisible jet or carry around a lasso, she does save the world in a different way: Making...

  2. B The Cause: Houchin Community Blood Bank's Ambassador's program

  3. B The Cause: The Stroke Survivor Support Group

  4. Some Kind of Wonderful: Velvet Ranjel

Out & About

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    Get To Know: David Gordon

    If you've had the opportunity to meet local artist and landscape designer David Gordon, you know he's also quite the comedian. In fact, this third-generation Kern County native said he has to have a...

  2. B Connected: Carrie Swidecki — a dancing machine

  3. B Connected: Annual walk for valley fever set for Aug. 9

  4. B Connected: Ridesharing made easy

Get Fit

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    Gymnastics moves for kids to practice

    American Kids Sports Center opened in 2007, but actually started out as American Academy of Gymnastics in 1984. Since then, it has grown to offer classes in gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline,...

  2. Diet Diary: Reggan & Brandon's August 2014 Update

  3. Golf: Teach kids life lessons on the course

  4. Golf: Getting Ladies on the Links

Healthy Bites

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    Fit Foodies: Enso Sushi Bar

    Editor's Note: The B Well Fit Foodies are back in their quest to find local eateries that offer healthy menu options to help you make smarter dining choices. Their restaurant reviews appear...

  2. Chew On This: Almonds

  3. Healthy Indulgence: Kid-friendly festive fall recipe

  4. Calorie Count: Green smoothie, anyone?

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    Sneak peek at our August cover! What do you think?

    August 06 at 03:54PM
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    RT @lisakrch: Summer Travel Extravaganza & Kern Bucket List Show! Adrenaline to go! See you at 10 on @BWellMag @Bake

    June 18 at 09:51AM
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    RT @hhaenes: Watch The Live Well Show hosted by @lisakrch tomorrow @ 10 a.m. Video of @hhaenes skydiving at @SkydiveTaft.…

    June 17 at 01:42PM
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