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Throughout chocolate’s history, it has been believed to possess mysterious properties, from the ability to act as an aphrodisiac and enhance moods to allowing humans to connect directly to their gods. The bitter drink of ancient Mesoamerica became a European import in the early 1500s, along with sugar. With the massive popularity of chocolate, it’s [...]
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Disaster can strike without warning – so don’t get caught unprepared. As part of your basic household disaster preparation, you should have a Survival Kit ready and stocked so that you and your family can survive for 72 hours on your own, if necessary. Here’s an easy guide for creating your own kit. An Emergency [...]
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Skin cancer will affect one in five Americans throughout the course of their lifetimes, and 800,000 have a history of melanoma. Skin cancers, including melanoma, can affect people young and old…but it also is, in some cases, preventable. Artificial UV light counts too! Indoor tanning beds have been linked with skin cancers like melanoma, squamous [...]
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Sleep is a key ingredient to good health for people of all ages, and it’s something we need to recharge every day. It’s a struggle to stay productive when you are lacking sleep, so it is important to follow these tips to get the rest you need. 1. Eliminate distractions in your bedroom that interfere [...]
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As the temperature gets warmer, it’s time to get active – and there’s no better time to do it than National Sports and Fitness Month. This May, Americans are reminded to get up, get out and get active during this month of awareness and education. The Presidential Active Lifestyle Award is just one of many [...]
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Strokes are one of the leading causes of death in America, and kill over 129,000 people each year. This May, which is Stroke Awareness Month, it’s important to learn how strokes affect the brain, what symptoms they cause and how to reduce your chances of experiencing a stroke. What is a Stroke? A stroke is [...]
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The summer months are upon us – so it’s time to find something fun to do with the family! Thousands of tourists are flocking to Disney World, Universal Orlando and our plethora of theme parks here in Florida. The great news is that you don’t have to fight with the crowds and spend a lot [...]
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Everyone is encouraged to lace up their sneakers and take at least 30 minutes out of their day to get up, get outdoors and get active. It’s a great way to raise your awareness of the importance of physical activity and to get your family, friends and co-workers noticing a healthier way of life. Below are [...]
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In most people, intestines contract and expand in a regular motion to move food through the digestive system. But for those with irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, the muscles work overtime and force food out of the system much quicker, which can cause a whole host of problems. The good news is that there are [...]
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Stress affects everyone at one time or another – but it doesn’t have to rule your life! By understanding where your stress comes from, you can develop techniques to help reduce your stress and feel better emotionally and physically. Not only do stress reduction techniques help you feel happier, they can help prevent stress-related health [...]
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