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LISTEN: Real Moms navigate the skimpy swimsuit conundrum

On the latest “Real Moms Get Real” podcasts, Deirdre and Maureen talk about helping teen daughters with bathing suit choices, the challenges of the home office and what screen time can do to babies (nothing good).

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Movie review: ‘Godzilla’ is god-awful

Godzilla takes over Boston in new movie, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.”

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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Teaser Takes Us Back to Thra

Well, this looks pretty spectacular. The first teaser trailer for Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: […]

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Oklahoma Joe’s shutters its doors at One Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH — Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Cue has closed its doors at One Daytona, becoming the second tenant to leave the entertainment/shopping/dining complex in just over a month.Notices taped on the doors of the restaurant could be seen Thursday morning stating, “Thank you Daytona and surrounding areas for your patronage and …

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Cannonball Adderley goes ‘Swingin’ in Seattle’ with new album of previously unreleased live material

Album review: ‘Swingin’ in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse (1966-1967)’

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Swamp Thing Review: Veggie Superhero Makes for Great Horror-ticulture

Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear about 40 pounds of seaweed salad and look like they’d be delicious with a rice wine vinaigrette! Swamp Thing, baby!Swamp Thing is a bit of an outlier in the DC Universe, not really mentioned in the same sentences as Superman, Wonder Woman, The …

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We Found Blurryman in Every Episode of Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone

[Warning: This post contains spoilers for The Twilight Zone’s season finale, “Blurryman.”]The first season finale of […]

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Three Easy Ways to Brighten a Cancer Patient’s Day

(BPT) – Despite the many advances in treatments and more promising survival rates for some cancers, many patients living with cancer often experience the darkness that can come with the disease.”Cancer treatments can be physically and emotionally challenging to manage, so support from friends and family is critical during this …

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SENIOR Q&A: Hospice discontinued after husband’s condition improves

Q: My husband has been on hospice at home for the past 10 months. During that time his health was stable and now I am being told he no longer qualifies for hospice. In all honesty my husband is doing better – I thought once you qualified for hospice you …

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What’s Up Doc? What you need to do before traveling this summer

Q: What can I do to prevent health issues during my foreign travel this summer?A: At least four to six weeks before taking a trip out of the country, especially to a developing country, there are many things to consider to help keep you safe and healthy. Specific considerations will …

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NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH — Important dental topics to consider

One of the questions I received this week was a rather complicated one from a Ms. D. B.She has a very upsetting story relating to fracture of a tooth supporting a fixed bridge, the loss of that tooth, a very poor interchange with the dentist who did the extraction and who …

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FLEXIBLE FITNESS: How to reduce your risk of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common condition that many people live with today. Osteoporosis occurs when the bones in your body become weak over time. It is known as a silent disease, as you cannot see or feel your bones getting weaker. Sometimes the first sign of osteoporosis is when you experience …

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What’s Up Doc? Travel Health Considerations 2019

Q: What can I do to prevent health issues during my foreign travel this summer?A: At least four to six weeks before taking a trip out of the country, especially to a developing country, there are many things to consider to help keep you safe and healthy. Specific considerations will …

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NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH — Important dental topics to consider

One of the questions I received this week was a rather complicated one from a Ms. D. B.She has a very upsetting story relating to fracture of a tooth supporting a fixed bridge, the loss of that tooth, a very poor interchange with the dentist who did the extraction and who …

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OVER THE COUNTER: Collagen is key to joint, skin health

What makes your skin elastic, your joints cushioned and your hair strong? One answer is collagen.Collagen is an amino acid-rich, structural protein that’s found in our cartilage, bones, hair and skin. You could think of it as the framing system that holds the body’s tissues together. But as we age, …

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What’s Up Doc: What is misophonia?

Q: What is misophonia?A: The medical definition of misophonia (from the Greek “miso” and “phone” meaning “hate” and “voice”) is “a rare disorder in which certain sounds provoke extreme reactions that may be interpreted as unreasonable for the circumstances.” Specifically, misophonia is not that a sound is annoying to the …