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Word of the Day – Feb. 10 – Scrutinize

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Verb: Scrutinize  (SKROO-tuh-nyze) Definition: To examine closely and minutely. Sample sentence: The new $100 bill has enough novel security features that the urge to scrutinize it will likely be iresistible for most  people upon encountering it for the first time.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 7 – Writhe

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Verb: Writhe  (RYTHE) Definition: 1. To move or proceed with twists and turns. 2. To twist from or as if from pain or struggling. 3. To suffer keenly. Sample sentence: James fell off the ladder and that caused him to writhe on the ground in pain.

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Health Tip – Feb. 7 – Fiber in the Morning

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Fiber in the morning means less hunger late in the afternoon, when you’re most likely to feel tired and gorge yourself on sugar. Try a morning dose of tasty fiber from steel-cut oatmeal, mixed with raisins, walnuts, and flaxseed oil. An early start on eating also keeps your metabolism more active throughout the day. Research […]

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Health Tip – Feb. 6 – Help Ward Off Winter Dry Skin

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If you are plagued by dry skin in the winter months, remember this: save steamy scenes for the bedroom. Showering or bathing in water that’s too hot will dry out your skin and cause it to age prematurely. Warm water is much better. Apply moisturiser while your skin is still damp – it’ll be absorbed […]

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Health Tip – Feb. 5 – Healthy Breakfast on the Go

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Between early morning work meetings and dropping off your kids at school, it can be difficult to enjoy a sit-down breakfast. And since breakfast is incredibly beneficial—it kick starts your metabolism, keeps you from bingeing later and makes you more alert—it’s vital that what you choose to eat in the morning is healthy. For days […]

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Word of the Day – Feb. 5 – Slumgullion

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Noun: Slumgullion  (SLUM-gull-yun) Definition: A meat stew Sample sentence: My favorite meal on a cold winter evening is a large bowl of steaming slumgullion and fresh, hot biscuits.

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Health Tip – Feb. 4 – Exercise for Your Baby’s Brain

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Being active during pregnancy may speed development of your baby’s brain. A study from Canada showed that jogging, swimming or cycling for as little as 20 minutes three times a week starting at the beginning of the second trimester made a measurable difference in the activity of the babies’ brains, according to researchers from the […]

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Word of the Day – Feb. 4 – Moniker

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Noun: Moniker  (MAH-nih-ker) Definition: nickname Sample sentence: He earned his moniker “Gator” from his days of wrestling alligators in Florida.

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Word of the Day – Feb. 3 – Stymie

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Verb: Stymie  (STYE-mee) Definition: To present an obstacle to: stand in the way of Sample sentence: The lack of funds threatens to stymie the progress on the new playground in the city park.

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Health Tip – Feb. 3 – The Easy Ways and Methods for Cellulite Reduction in Women

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  Cellulite is a condition that is experienced by a large percentage of women all around the world. Body size and skin color does not prevent or encourage the cellulite in the body. It is only a common occurrence in women; a fact that is attributed to the hormonal composition of women making men a […]

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