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Curried Squash Soup

Celebrate fall flavors with this warm Thanksgiving soup of butternut squash and pear. This classic squash soup provides a kick of curry, and will help you use up all that autumn squash! Try freezing f…

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4 Winter Dangers That Can Be Deadly for Seniors

Frigid temperatures are sweeping across much of the U.S., presenting a very real danger to individuals of all ages. But colder temperatures are particularly hazardous for the elderly--not just because…

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7 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Immune System

  With cold and flu season just around the corner, now it's more important than ever to get your immune system in the best shape you can. Getting enough sleep and exercise, and keeping your st…

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5 Things You Need to Know About Medications and Summer Heat

Did you know that exposure to extreme temperatures could render your medications ineffective—even dangerous? Safely storing drugs during the summer and winter months can be a challenge. Even if you…

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13 Surprising Uses for Rice

  Rice isn't just for dinner! This staple is a multi-purpose wonder: it keeps your feet warm, it rescues your fancy electronics, it does difficult cleaning jobs, and even keeps your pet entert…

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14 Tips for Using Less Heat this Season

It feels like it got chilly over night! The temperature's dropping here in the northern hemisphere, and for a lot of us that means dialing up the thermostat to take that chill out of the air. Wheth…

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How Cold is Too Cold for Dogs and Cats?

    By Dr. Patty Khuly, PetMD It's cold today in Miami. OK, maybe not according to the standards held by anyone who happens to live north of Florida, but chilly for us nonetheless. …

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Top 5 Reasons MPG Drops in Colder Weather

Now that summer is, unfortunately, in the rear-view-mirror, perhaps you’ve noticed the days getting shorter and the nights cooler. As temperatures continue to drop, you might also see a slight declin…

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Psoriasis and the Seasons

Here's another reason to dread winter--psoriasis may get worse then. Find out how to counter the effects that cold weather has on your skin.…

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HBP and Weather

Did you know that a change in season can cause a change in blood pressure? Well, if you didn't, you may want to watch this video so you know what to do when the weather changes.…

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