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Protect Pets from Spring Bugs

People with seasonal allergies and pollen asthma problems have a difficult time in spring. While there is no argument that spring is one of the most beautiful seasons, the pollens floating around in the air, the flying bugs and the creepy crawlies can make a serious mess of your life. Your pet suffers too, in [...]

Bingo Nights and the Elderly

If you like watching any of these old TV serials from the 70s and early 80s, you will probably have seen something happening in all of them. Small communities holding local bingo nights, and that will be a meeting place for the elders of your community. If you were old enough to remember your childhood [...]

Obesity and Arthritis: Are they linked?

Arthritis risk tied to obesity Carrying extra body poundage increases your odds of suffering arthritis of hips and knees as you age, a study at the Lund University in Lund, Sweden reveals. While age, sex, level of physical activity, and smoking history can increase one’s chances for osteoarthritis, researchers found that high body mass index [...]

Cancer Cluster Update: Clusters All Over South Florida

This is an excerpt from an article I wrote a month ago about a cancer cluster in the Acreage, Florida: “They (state health officials) said they`ve found a cluster of childhood brain cancer in the community, a semi-rural swath filled with dirt roads and private wells. They said they don`t see any apparent cause, and [...]

Romantic Getaway: Love is legendary in the Nation’s oldest city

Love is legendary in the Nation’s oldest city, at the luxurious resorts of Ponte Vedra and along 42 miles of pristine beaches. And now, it’s easier than ever for couples to find just the right romantic getaway to this special northeast Florida destination. RomanceLivesHere.com offers irresistible values on romantic accommodations that are perfect for couples [...]

Emotionally Charged Meeting About Cancer Cluster

This is a follow-up to my article “Cancer Cluster Concerns In The Acreage, Florida.” “More than a thousand people spilled out of the emotionally charged auditorium at Seminole Ridge Regional High School Tuesday night as representatives of the State Heath Department, who were ridiculed for offering too little, too late, attempted to offer sympathy. ‘We [...]

Florida Known for Sandy Beaches, Sunshine and Cancer Clusters?

  “State health officials have said a lot about The Acreage in the past week.  They said they’ve found a cluster of childhood brain cancer in the community, a semi-rural swath filled with dirt roads and private wells. They said they don’t see any apparent cause, and that they aren’t planning environmental tests to find [...]

Cupid is Calling: Lover’s Wanted for St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches

Gabriel Hernandez and Catalina de Valdes were the first two people to officially record their love for each in St. Augustine – they were married here on January 24, 1594. More than 400 years later, romance continues to be a major attraction in the oldest city, along the surf-kissed sands of St. Augustine Beach and [...]

One-of-a-Kind Golf Lifestyle at World Golf Village

Spend the morning taking private golf lessons on a championship course. Visit the World Golf Hall of Fame and test your skills on an 18-hole natural grass putting course and 132-yard shot over water Challenge Hole. Spend the morning taking private golf lessons on a championship course. Visit the World Golf Hall of Fame and [...]

2009 H1N1 Flu: Protect Yourself!

What is 2009 H1N1 (swine flu)? 2009 H1N1 (referred to as “swine flu” early on) is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. This new virus was first detected in people in the United States in April 2009. This virus is spreading from person-to-person worldwide, probably in much the same way that regular seasonal [...]