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Too Much of a Good Thing – The Risks of High Cholesterol

“You can’t have too much of a good thing,” the saying goes. But more often than not, you can. Sunshine is good, for example, until your crops start to wither. Then you want rain. Until it floods. Too much of a good thing is usually just…too much. Remember Lucy and Ethel, trying to keep up […]

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Drying Out – Tips for Staying Hydrated

Fever. Vomiting. Diarrhea. Excessive sweating and urine. For some, these might be symptoms of a big college exam or perhaps a first date. But for many people, these are telltale signs of dehydration. An active lifestyle is a wonderful thing that your body will thank you for. But robust health won’t do you much good […]

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Making Summer Sparkle – Tips For Fireworks Safety

With summer in full swing we have a lot to be excited about. We’ve got food on the grill, music playing, drinks in the cooler, and friends assembling on the patio. What’s left? Fireworks! Old or young, fireworks are exciting, fun, and an integral part of summer celebration. While the child (correction: 13-year-old boy) in […]

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Achoo and You – 3 Ways to Prevent the Spread of Sickness

You know the feeling. The escalating dread when you hear that a co-worker, your child’s best friend or a family member is sick. It doesn’t seem like a matter of “if” you’ll catch it, but “when.” So when it does make its way over to your immune system, don’t give those around you the same […]

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Staying Active

I used to dread exercising; I swear just the mention of word would make me sweat!  I had tried all sorts of different things to stay fit but none of them seemed to stick.  I tried running on a treadmill, that was the worst idea ever!  I could have sworn I had run a mile […]

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