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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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Word of the Day – Jan. 31 – Aerie

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Noun: Aerie  (AIR-ee) Definition: 1. A nest of a bird on a cliff or a mountain-top 2. An elevated often secluded dwelling, structure or position Sample sentence: Members of the royal family were seated in an aerie flanking the stage.

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Health Tip – Jan. 31 – Do You Have Caffeine Use Disorder – Or Do You Just Love Coffee?

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It seems most people need a jolt from java in the morning (and maybe a few more boosts later in the day), but for some, that regular hankering can actually be Caffeine Use Disorder (CUD). The World Health Organization recognizes CUD, as they do other drug dependencies—not that you’ve necessarily heard of CUD before. So […]

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Word of the Day – Jan. 30 – Passim

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Adverb: Passim  (PASS-im) Definition: Here and there Sample sentence: Readers will have no trouble determining the editor’s opinions about the text, as her strongly worded foot notes appear passim.

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