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TICK TIPS!

Just because the weather is starting to get cooler does not mean ticks are gone! To prevent bites from happening, cover your feet, legs, arms and head when going outdoors in woody, grassy areas.  Use tick repellants (containing permethrin) or better yet all-natural repellants.  Steele…

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Choosing a Safe and Effective Sunscreen

With all the sunscreens on the market, it can be overwhelming trying to choose one that suits your whole family’s needs.  A few bad sunburns as a child, the ones where blisters form, can double the risk of developing skin cancer later on.  Here are…

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MAGNESIUM

According to World Health Organization statistics, as much as 75% of the U.S. adult population does not meet the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Recommended Daily Intake of 420 mg of magnesium.  When magnesium levels drop below normal one may experience:             -fatigue             -muscle…

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Choose The Right Flip Flop

Tips for Choosing the Right Flip Flop   Bend them!  Gently bend the flip flop.  The only place it should bend is the ball of the foot which helps for walking.  Sizing- It’s important to make sure your heel and toes do not hang off…

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Transformation Thursday!!

After a career in the Marine Corps, where my weight and fitness was mandated, I retired to a life of less expectation of lower fitness and alertness. My once toned body became soft and my mind accepting of it. “It’s normal” I justified it. Normal?…

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