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Links featured on MORE Good Day Oregon- Thursday, July 28

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Here are the links featured on MORE Good Day Oregon on Thursday, July 28:

With all the cell phones, iPads, laptops and gaming systems, there are plenty of options when it comes to electronic entertainment for kids. Summer break can be an especially tempting time for too much screen time. MORE spoke with Tracey Biebel, a family therapist at Practical Parenting in Northeast Portland. She recommends children spend only two hours a day on electronic devices. Learn more at PracticalParentingPDX.com.

After living with Type 1 Diabetes for almost a decade, Kristin Steele says she’s not slowing down now.  In fact, Steele plans to log another 69 miles this weekend for the 25th annual Tour de Cure event. The bike ride and walk is a community fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association. It’s a community that’s helped support Steele through her journey.  Though Steele is constantly monitoring her sugar levels and food intake, she says cycling has helped her escape. Over the last few years she’s ridden across Oregon and even from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Around 800 people are expected to fight against the disease at Amberglen Park in Hillsboro on July 30th. The event has several distance options, including a 5 or 10 mile family ride and a 3 mile walk.For more information on how to register, visit Main.Diabetes.org/TourdeCure. 

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