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Plant an extra row, share some hope

Consider planting just a little extra produce in your garden this year to share with others. The extra food you grow can be lovingly donated to people...
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Antarctic run, Part 2: USMC vet motivates through...

In my last blog, I introduced you to a truly remarkable global adventurer, Hein Wagner. Despite his blindness, Hein shows the world there is virtually...
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Cervical Adenocarcinoma in Situ: What every woman...

Cervical cancer screening has undergone some very important and significant changes recently. If you are of a certain age, you may remember the...
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Hey guys – It’s time for a tune-up!

Hey guys: you are consistent when caring for your cars. You get the oil changed on time, rotate the tires, check the fluids, etc.    At least most of...
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Peering through the smoke and mirrors – is vaping...

Vaping is not the latest fashion trend or diet fad. Vaping refers to the use of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs.    The use of electronic cigarettes has increased since 2008 and has become an international phenomenon. The CDC reports e-cigarette experimentation and use doubled among U.S. middle and high school students during 2011–2012, resulting in an estimated 1.78...
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An invitation to independence - my five-point plan...

I have to tell the truth.   I have to let women know that cigarettes are one of the most addictive legal substances on the market. The product is...
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Cold hands, warm drinks

With this brutal Winter we’ve seen, most of us have given our wool sweaters and socks a real workout this year!  When temperatures dip and you just...
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A simple guide to delayed cord clamping

What is delayed cord clamping? What are the benefits and the risks for your baby? How long should the delay be? These are just a few of the questions...
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