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Botox or Not To Botox? Love Cowboy Answers
Roscoe in Latham writes:
My girlfriend is in her late 30's and during the pandemic, she's really used the time off from not working to get herself into great shape.  She recently told me that she also wants to get some botox and lip fillers to complete the look she's always desired.  I've yet to real…
Cape Never Comes Off For September Hometown Hero
Maureen White-Schock of Ballston Spa is not only on the front lines at Albany Medical Center dealing with the high stress, high demand job of the health care world during the pandemic, but continues her job when she gets home.  While she certainly is grateful to be blessed with a wonderful husband a…
First Suspicious Seeds-Now Mysterious Masks
A couple of weeks ago, random people throughout the United States were getting suspicious seeds in the mail. The latest is an unsolicited package containing a face mask. Here's what to do if you receive one.
Suspicious Seeds Being Mailed -Do Not Open
When you go to your mailbox to get your bills, or maybe another stimulus check, be on the lookout for a suspicious package. These disguised packages could contain seeds that could be very harmful. Here's what to look for.
Eating Healthy? There's a Packaged Salad Recall
If you have been eating healthy and buying those bagged salads that are pre-cut and washed for you, you are going to want to check your fridge. There is a recall of a major brand that is causing an intestinal infection. Here are the details.
Mom Claims Brown's Beach Infected Daughter with 'Swimmer's Itch'
Summer is here in the Capital Region and people are finding ways to keep cool.  As a result, various beaches in our area have been quite popular during the recent heatwave, a trend that  will continue heading into the holiday weekend.  One local mom is warning parents to be careful if you're heading…
FDA Warns About 9 Potentially Fatal Hand Sanitizers
In an effort to get our hands on as much sanitizer as possible due to all things COVID-19, consumers are scooping up what is readily available.  The FDA recently announced that there are 9 specific types of hand sanitizers that you should avoid immediately due to the toxic ingredient found in t…
American Girl Doll Heroes Collection
The American Girl doll company is following suit with Fisher-Price and Mattel in creating front line hero dolls and action figures to benefit different hero organizations. The American Girl doll is offering accessories to dress up your doll to make them into a hero.
Free Drive-In Night for First Responders and Health Providers
As a show of appreciation for everything they have done and gone through these last few months, a well deserved "night out" will be in store for local first responders and healthcare providers.   The free "appreciation night" at the Malta Drive-In for these area heroes will be on…

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