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Noun: Valetudinarion (val-uh-too-duh-NAIR-ee-un) Definition: A person of a weak or sickly constitution; especially, one whose chief concern is his or her ill health. Sample sentence: America is not a hospice nation for the valetudinarian type, but a launching pad for those with the grit to roll up their sleeves, spit on their hands and hitch […]

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Adjective: Orchidaceous (or-kuh-DAY-shus) Definition: 1. Of, relating to, or resembling the orchids. 2. Showy, ostentatious. Sample sentence: The actress attended the premiere wearing an orchidaceous creation by a renowned fashion designer. Like and Share with your friends

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You may be surprised to know that a healthy heart starts in childhood. We now know that early heart disease can be found in children who have poor diets and a sedentary lifestyle. This is why it is so important to teach children healthy habits that will promote a healthy heart and overall well-being. Kids […]

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Adjective: Inscrutable (in-SKROO-tuh-bul) Definition: Not readily investigated, interpreted or understood: mysterious. Sample sentence: The umpire’s inscrutable expression gave no hint as to what his ruling would be. Like and Share with your friends

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Feel like your life has done a number on your fun factor? You’re not alone. Deadlines, bills, and crazy-busy schedules keep most of us from cutting loose and getting silly. All work and no play isn’t just dull. It negates something that’s hardwired into the human psyche, say “play experts.” Find something that makes you […]

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Combine one month of football season and noshing on high-calorie snacks, and what have you got? Double the size in belly, hips, and thighs. But cheer up! there are diet snack solutions to help. That’s right. Game day food makeovers that look and taste like the originals. Your guests won’t even know they’re low in […]

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Verb: Footle (FOO-tul) Definition: 1. To talk or act foolishly. 2. To waste time: trifle, fool. Sample sentence: The students appeared lazy to the teacher because all they wanted to do is footle when they should be studying. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Fomite (FOH-myte) Definition: An object(as a dish or an article of clothing) that may be contaminated with infectious organisms and serve in their transmission. Sample sentence: The main fomite in the spread of the flu in our house when I was a child was the community water glass in the bathroom. Like and Share […]

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Did you know traditional, everyday soul food dishes could be heart healthy? Before processed ingredients defined modern soul food, traditional soul food used fresh, seasonal vegetables, such as beans, tomatoes, summer and winter squashes, collard greens, turnips, beets and sweet potatoes. And meat was served mainly for special occasions, or a small amount was used […]

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Since many of us sit at a desk for hours each day, good posture can big difference in how you feel. Good posture should be natural, but you may feel stiff at first if you’ve forgotten how it feels to sit up straight. Here’s what you should do: 1. Sit up with your back straight […]

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