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Cataracts? Take vitamin C and see

The most important part of a camera is the lens. To keep the lens from...

Laughter may be the answer

My mom used to say that when things were not up to par, “Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone.” She also used to sing a song with the words, “Get your hat and get ...

Holiday thoughts

Well, commercial Xmas is over, and folks are beginning to regain their sanity after buying, buying and buying.

Ginger: a healing winter treat

My first introduction to an ethnic cookie was the gingerbread boy or girl that I saw in the window of my local bakery.

A love of birds and animals

Inner-city stray birds and animals experience hazardous conditions during the winter months while they are trying to survive.

Dedicated to those who want change

Many men and women––living and dead––have dedicated their lives for the betterment of mankind. In so doing, they have left their thoughts and deeds for us who are still living to be challenged for change.

Assault upon salt

Salt should be charged with assault and battery for what it is doing to our bodies.

Bad coppers and good coppers

When I was a kid, law officers, peace officers and policemen were referred to as cops or coppers by the bad guys.

Be more vocal about asthma

Dr. Deas discusses the dangers of asthma.

Sign a living will, while living well

Today, I would like to introduce you to the Homebody family. Mr and Mrs. Homebody enjoyed the company of two lovely children named affectionately, Brother and Sister.

The heart of the problem can be pain pills

Most folks will find their way to a doctor's office or an emergency room when...

Holding on to one’s independence

If you want to experience how difficult it is to get through a day without the use of the thumb and index finger, just immobilize your thumb with a wooden splint.

Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones

There is a gospel song that has been sung by many gospel groups titled “Dem Bones, Dem Bones, Dem Dry Bones.” It tells the story of how the prophet Ezekiel blew breath into despondent folks who were in the Valley ...

Berries are berry good for you

If the great baseball player Darryl Strawberry would have eaten more strawberries, he may have prevented the development of colon cancer.

What’s the matter with you?

I am sure that you have been the recipient of this expression, when the observer notices that you are not the same person, physically or mentally, to whom they have become accustomed.

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