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Sunscreen The Burning Truth

Submitted by Jennifer Solis, Bless These Brows   Summer is here, which means it’s time for outdoor activities like swimming, boating, biking, playing ball, or gardening. But all that fun in the sun also means practicing proper sun protection! The need for sun safety has become clearer over the past 30 years as studies conclusively […]

Can You Lengthen Your Life?

Submitted by Carriage Crossing of Bloomington   Want the secret to living a longer and healthier life? Scientists have found ways to prolong the healthy lifespans of worms, mice, and even monkeys. Their work has revealed exciting new clues about the biology of aging. But solid evidence still shows that the best way to boost […]

8 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Submitted by Sugar Creek Alzheimer’s Special Care Center   Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of Americans and is a leading cause of death in the United States. It’s important to distinguish the facts from the myths about Alzheimer’s, especially when it comes to finding information online. Following are some common myths surrounding this disease.   Myth […]

Auto Immune Diseases

What You Need To Know Your immune system is supposed to keep you healthy. What happens when it turns against you? Autoimmune conditions can cause symptoms like pain and swelling in the muscles and joints. Your immune system’s job is to keep you healthy by detecting and fighting harmful intruders such as bacteria and viruses. […]

Watching What Matters to You

By Krista McBeath, McBeath Financial Group   Remember that first public event you went to after covid restrictions were less confining?  I remember the freedom we felt in the spring of 2021 when we were finally allowed to attend a school function, live and in person. Being able to watch our daughter perform with her […]

Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

Submitted by Nilla’s Tub DIY Dog Wash & Health Food Store   If you suffer from seasonal allergies—watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing—you know how miserable it can be. Dogs and cats suffer from seasonal allergies too. But unlike humans, pets typically develop skin problems. Most often they itch—sometimes very intensely—and may also lick or chew […]

Breast Cancer

Understanding Your Risk   Submitted by Ft. Jesse Imaging & Gale Keeran Center for Women   When we talk about cancer screening, one common question people ask is, “How can you find out if you’re at risk for cancer?” Fortunately, risk assessment tools help determine who qualifies for supplemental screening and genetic counseling or testing. […]

Bless These Brows

Creating Confidence Inside and Out By Julie Workman In the bustling world of beauty, where every detail counts, well-groomed eyebrows add structure to your face and can, when done correctly, set you apart from the crowd. Welcome to Bless These Brows, where we redefine beauty standards through the artistry of eyebrow shaping and enhancement. Owner […]

Spring Cleaning Without Spring Cleaning!

By Karen Tucker   I have a confession to make—I like cleaning! And I love arranging my spice cabinet in alphabetical order, putting labels on every bin of toys, and color-coding my closet. With spring just around the corner, I actually get excited about the prospect of spring cleaning, BUT…I still don’t want to take […]

Love the Skin You’re In

Submitted by Jennifer Solis, Owner, Bless These Brows   When women are constantly bombarded with messages and news about the latest anti-aging treatments and methods, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. How can you maintain a skincare routine when the rules seem to be ever-changing? It might be simpler than you think. By separating the hype […]