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A Final Thought: The Kindness of Strangers

The first weekend in February, I drove to Roswell to attend my aunt’s memorial service—my mother’s sister, the last of that generation. No, not Roswell, New Mexico, where the aliens landed, but Roswell, Georgia, which seemed alien enough compared to Northeast Ohio. One of my cousins asked what the white stuff was all over my car. When I...

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Gastrointestinal issues are on the rise, and here’s how you can protect yourself

It is a sign of the times that digestive orders are on the rise. Grocery shelves filled with genetically modified foods. Children and adults feeling more stressed than ever. Even use of legalized marijuana is a contributing factor. It all points to the fact that many people are eating more processed foods rather than whole foods and have...

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Spring is on its way, and now is the time to schedule a professional power wash to rid your home of mold, mildew and winter grime

The official start of spring is just 30 days away, and that means it’s time to schedule seasonal home improvement projects, including ridding your home’s exterior of mold, mildew and relentless winter grime. Nothing comes close to creating dramatic curb appeal like freshly cleaned vinyl siding and pristine driveways, patios, walkways,...

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Blue Heron Event Center hosts some of the most sensational events in the area

The music may come from the cloud via an iPhone app, or swooned live by Johnny Fontane. But the real assessment of a wedding reception usually tends to begin with the food. That’s one test that puts the Blue Heron Event Center at the top of the class, insists Ben Erjavec, executive chef and co-owner of the Medina establishment. “Our...

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Vital Choice Healthstore's recommendation for better blood pressure

In 1998, a Nobel Prize was awarded for the discovery of nitric oxide (NO), a gas produced in the body that can regulate immune, bone, brain, lungs and heart activity. Today, I’d like to focus on one of the major ways NO enhances health, called vasodilation, as well as share how it’s helped me. Vasodilation is the relaxing and expanding of...

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