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Word of the Day – June 12 – Burgeon

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Verb: Burgeon  (BER-jun) Definition: 1. To send forth new growth: sprout 2. To grow and expand rapidly:  flourish Sample sentence: The trout population is sure to burgeon now that the water in the stream is clean.

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Health Tip – June 12 – Limit the Amount of Alcohol and Caffeine You Drink

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Though having a drink will make you feel good at the start, it can actually make your mood worse later. If you have trouble with your mood, it’s best to stay away from it. It can also have a bad effect on the quality of your sleep, which can make your mood even worse the […]

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“Catch the Vision” Car Show – June 22 at Applebee’s

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Come to the “Catch the Vision” Car Show and Cruise on Saturday, June 22 at Applebee’s and check out this great classic car – a 1955 Cadillac Coupe de Ville!

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Word of the Day – June 11 – Prosaic

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Adjective: Prosaic  (proh-ZAY-ik) Definition: 1. Characteristic of prose as distinguished from poetry: factual 2. Dull, unimaginative. 3. Everyday, ordinary. Sample sentence: The young accountant has grown weary of her prosaic life and longs for adventure and world travels.

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Health Tip – June 11 – Eat Breakfast, Improve Your Mood

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Have you ever been in a bad mood, only to see that you haven’t eaten in hours? Eating a balanced breakfast and not gettting too hungry during the day will keep your blood sugar and mood even. Many studies show that eating breakfast leads to improved mood, better memory, and more energy all day long. […]

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Word of the Day – June 10 – Chilblain

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Noun: Chilblain  (CHIL-blayn) Definition: An inflammatory swelling or sore caused by exposure (as of the feet or hands) to cold. Sample sentence: The weather is getting warmer and the chilblain threat is gone, at least for a few months.

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Health Tip – June 10 – Flossing Makes a Difference

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Flossing offers long-lasting benefits. When your dentist tells you to floss once a day, he’s not just making conversation. He’s giving you an important health tip because this between-the-teeth cleaning can reduce your risk of serious health conditions and leave your pearly whites sparkling. Add flossing to your daily dental routine and you’ll experience a […]

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Word of the Day – June 7 – Stichomythia

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Noun: Stichomythia  (stik-uh-MITH-ee-uh) Definition: Dialogue especially of altercation or dispute delivered by two actors in alternating lines (as in classical Greek drama). Sample sentence: To heighten the emotional intensity between the characters, the playwright employed stichomythia.

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Health Tip – June 7 – Finding Time to Stay Fit

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Most adults lead very busy lives that don’t allow a lot of time to stay healthy and fit. There are ways that even the busiest person can still find time to live a healthy life. Make time to eat right, find fun ways of exercising, and just get up and move, whether it involves taking […]

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Health Tip – June 6 – Lather, Rinse, Repeat

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While it’s something we learn to do as kids, some of us still forget to wash our hands after using the restroom. Not doing so can lead to the spread of a variety of infections. Keep yourself and others disease-free and wash your hands every time you go.

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