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Dog’s trail runs frustrate owner

Work on her off-leash skills, first and foremost.

You’ll need to take her to an enclosed outdoor space, like your yard or a mostly empty dog park.

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Delivery service drops homecooked meals to Baldwin Park doorsteps

Fresh meals delivered

Dinner is served with the ring of a doorbell in Baldwin Park thanks to a new, recently launched meal delivery service that takes fresh produce straight from the farm to your kitchen table.

Ideas for fun lunchbox and snack surprises

My kids are getting older now, but I occasionally think up some surprise that can pick up their day.

These special attention-getters for different ages are sure to make lunchtime a highlight of the day.

Ask a Trainer: Pick up the weights to lose more weight

I often have to remind people how cardio, weight training and diet activities, in unison, will help them reach their weight loss goals quicker.

Weight training also helps prevent fatigue during cardio, allowing you to increase your lung capacity and strengthen your heart.

Healthy learning in and around Winter Park

From health care to exercise and diet, it seems there is something new to be learned every day in the world of health and fitness.

Fortunately, there are several opportunities for health education and training right here in our very own community.

Five ways to develop your intuition

Our intuition is an important guiding tool for us as women. Without it we are a bit handicapped, honestly.

Like my keys, wallet and phone, I don’t leave the house without it.

Diet can cut risk of prostate cancer

A diet of fresh fruits and vegetables helps reduce risk for and even helps treat prostate (and other) cancer.

This diet certainly reduces risk of heart disease as well.

Ask a Trainer: Eating for energy

The best things you can to keep your muscles and bones strong as you age are work out and eat well-balanced meals.

Working out for at least 30 minutes a day, three times a week is very beneficial to building muscle and maintaining bone density.

Why is traveling so tiresome?

Do physiological changes taking place in the body brought on by the long period of sitting while in transit account for the fatigue, or is it simply mental boredom?

Getting up and walking around is always a good idea physically, and might help mentally as well.

Grapes: the all-conquering fruit of the vine

No other fruit, no matter how glamorous its reputation, is grown and produced as much as the grape.

If you were to make a checklist of all the wonderful qualities one fruit could possess — sweet, tart, tasty raw or cooked, fresh or dried, with delicious juice, various flavors, edible leaves and nutritious oil — the grape and its vine would check every box.

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Float center opens in Baldwin Park

'Floating' trend comes to Baldwin

It’s warm, pitch black and unintelligibly silent. You’re wet, but you don’t feel the water. You reach out your limbs at all angles, but there’s no way to tell which direction is up.

Nancy Lugo: The fungus among us

The warm, moist air in Central Florida creates perfect breeding conditions for fungi.

What is a fungus? It is not a bacteria, not a virus. It is separate classification or family of living organisms.

Ask a Trainer: Bringing up the rear

What are the best exercises to build and shape the booty?

The booty, or gluteus muscle group, is the true powerhouse of the body.

Ask a Trainer: Fitness at your desk

What are some good exercises to improveposture and relieve the pain of sitting at a desk all day?

When sitting at the desk, our attention is always either forward or down. That elongates our back muscles and shortens our shoulders and chest muscles.

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Tracking tooth imprints can improve children's safety

Prints can provide clues

A few minutes and a little wishbone-shaped piece of wax could make all the difference for a parent looking for their missing child.