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Help kick chronic back pain to the curb

Help for spinal stenosis pain

Prolotherapy is the injection of an irritant solution into a space, designed to stimulate healing and reduce pain.

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Late-blooming author honored for activism by WPHS

Author fights for animal rights

The thought of being an author hadn’t occurred to Ginny Rorby in her younger years. In fact, the Winter Park High School graduate of 1962 says she hardly passed her classes.

Tips to keep your guacamole green

How to keep leftovers from going brown

I have struggled with how to save the leftovers, because once it browns, it’s done. I learned a new trick, though.

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Fleet Farming program increases local food access

Your source for local greens

Greens harvested by the bike-riding Fleet Farmers are washed, bagged and then sold to shoppers each Monday at the weekly Audubon Park Community Market.

Nancy Rudner Lugo: Salt wounds the heart

The Salty Six foods surprisingly high in sodium — and bad for your heart.

Sodium can raise blood pressure, and raise your risks for stroke and heart failure.

Ask a Trainer: It's never too late

First thing’s first: it is never too late to get started!

Along with proper nutrition and stress management, exercise (specifically, strength training) is incredibly important when it comes to a well-rounded, healthy lifestyle.

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Will Hauver inspires Egg Crack Challenge

Rollins athlete inspires challenge

A month after the athletic lacrosse player’s sudden death from Type I diabetes in February, Will Hauver’s joke is now a charity movement of its own.

Sunlight can zap leather furniture

How to keep your sofa safe

The sun's ultraviolet rays have a bleaching effect on leather, drying it out and causing the color to fade and cracks to appear in the surface.

Christina Rordam: Frequently asked real estate questions

Check with your Realtor to review recent local sales in the area as well as market conditions.

Avoid concessions and lowball offers if the property is valued properly and you are competing with other buyers.

Tips to reuse newspaper bags

Handy hand covers

Newspaper bags are handy hand covers in many situations.

A twist on traditional Shepard's Pie

Upside-Down Shepherd's Pie recipe

Take your traditional Shepard's Pie recipe and turn it upside down.

Quick and tasty chicken and dumplings recipe

A hearty recipe for the whole family

While this recipe tastes like it's been cooking all day, you actually can prepare it with your kids when they get home from school.

National Parks Pass is a summer bargain

It's time to explore the outdoors

The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass can form the basis for numerous trips and adventures this summer, and it's a bargain at $80.

VA starts phasing out paper benefit claims

Paper claims get more particular

If you've been getting ready to file a paper benefit claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs, a deadline is looming that will force you to make a change.

Can eyeglasses cause blisters?

Chemicals in plastic frames cause pain

This sounds like a case of contact dermatitis, probably related to the chemicals used in the manufacturing of the plastic.