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UV ray eye safety tips to remember

  In addition to the article about how to avoid heat stress – or worse – heat stroke on page 23, this month is also national UV Safety Month. The

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Healthy Cook: How do I eat my protein? Let me count the ways

  “Make sure you get enough protein. Eat your meat. You need a lot of protein,” Mom harped. We do need protein. We need a lot of different nutrients to keep

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Have fun in the sun while safeguarding from the heat

Steps to help prevent heat exhaustion and stroke The Sunshine state is known for its sandy beaches, adventurous theme parks, and cool swimming pools. But she is also known for

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Working on a midsection miracle

Finding a routine to get rid of that stubborn stomach fat Belly fat. Midriff bulge. Stomach flab. Wheat belly. That extra layer of fat around the abdomen goes by a

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Keeping your feet fit

Proper foot care can prevent injury and unnecessary pain Most of us use our feet all day, every day – for work, for play, to get to the car, school,

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7 ways to save on medical bills

Cut costs without cutting corners With the rising cost of healthcare coverage – or worse – when we’re unemployed and uninsured, bills mount and we’re likely to postpone all the

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Publisher’s Note: We are your reader advocates

In a former life as a newspaper publisher, we sometimes had a position in the newsroom called a “reader advocate.” Our editors would rotate on this desk and some loved

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Body, Mind & Spirit: How to be a better health-nag

Most people don’t like a nag. So when it comes to important issues like physical fitness, a bit of diplomacy is in order – especially when it involves your spouse.

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Run, act, jump – repeat

How actress Tanna Frederick fits exercise into a busy schedule Keeping fit requires commitment. Just ask actress Tanna Frederick. She’ll finish one interview, hop on the elliptical for a brief