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Hurricanes, heavy rainstorms, cold fronts, and extreme heat temperatures can cause power outages. Therefore, you must have emergency food and water preparation in case one of these emergencies arise in your city. What food should I prepare for an emergency? Proper food and water supply are critical in harsh weather […]

Emergency Food and Water Preparation

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In August of 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law. Within the act, there are many provisions, including energy, environmental, and tax provisions. The law has extended ACA subsidies for the next three years. The expanded premium tax credits were first introduced and enacted in […]

Extended ACA Subsidies in the IRA

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Photography Camera Advice for Beginners Taking a good photograph with a professional camera is not as simple as people think. Am I holding the camera correctly? What camera settings do I use? Perhaps you recently purchased a digital camera or are planning to buy one. Would you like to know […]

Photography Camera Advice

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What is the Satiety Index of Common Foods? Hunger is a sign our body sends us, letting us know it is time to eat. If you have ever struggled with losing weight, you know that hunger and cravings are the main obstacles you must fight. To lose weight, we must reduce our […]

What is the Satiety Index of Common Foods?

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Inflammation is “a process by which your body’s white blood cells and the things they make protect you from infection from outside invaders, such as bacteria and viruses.” There are two types of inflammation. Acute inflammation is the body’s response to injury. For example, after getting a cut on your leg, your […]

Reducing Inflammation

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As the Summer break comes to an end, it is a hurry to try to get the kids prepared for school. That may mean buying new clothes and shoes, picking the perfect backpack, or finding the big pack of crayons with all the best colors. Whatever back-to-school prep means for […]

Back-to-School Health Tips

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How Does Depression Affect Us? How depression affects us can vary. Everyone has felt depressed at least once in life. For some, it was a fleeting moment they let pass by without much of a second thought. For others, getting out of bed every morning is a constant battle. Depression […]

How Does Depression Affect Us?

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How will the subsidy expiration in 2023 affect you? During the recent Open Enrollment Period, a record-breaking 14.5 million people signed up for health insurance coverage through federal Marketplace and State-based Marketplaces. ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) increased Affordable Care Act (ACA) premium subsidies and extended eligibility to all income brackets. Between […]

Subsidy Expiration in 2023

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Understanding Probiotics Probably, at some time in your life, you have heard about the benefits of probiotics. You may have come across various products in the grocery store claiming to have probiotics, but what exactly do they mean? Let’s take a look. Probiotics are a community of live microorganisms consumed […]

Understanding Probiotics

Cactus plants combat radiation as they sit in the sunlight.
Inside your home, there are probably many modern gadgets that emit electricity. Unfortunately, daily and persistent exposure to electric waves can be harmful to the health of you and your loved ones. What can you do? Can plants combat radiation in your home? Yes, the presence of certain plants can […]

Can Plants Combat Radiation?