The Power of Video

Do you have it? If your answer is "no," I'll convince you on why it should be "yes." First, generally speaking, most of us have a smartphone. Secondly, we usually take pictures and videos with these devices. So, you probably already have video content to help enhance your story. If not, you can decide to start shooting video, keeping in mind, that ...
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Host a St. Patrick’s Day Party with Style

Host a St. Patrick’s Day Party with Style (Family Features) It may be a celebration in honor of a patron saint of Ireland, but you don’t have to be Irish to join the revelry that marks each St. Patrick’s Day. This year, gather some friends for a party that brings a bit of luck o’ the Irish to all. Perfect Party Menu It&rsquo...
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5 Tips to Successfully Bring a New Pet into Your Home

5 Tips to Successfully Bring a New Pet into Your Home (Family Features) Bringing home a puppy or kitten can lead to a lot of excitement. However, discussing issues that may arise and preparing in advance for a new pet’s arrival can help make for a smooth transition. Consider these tips from the pet experts at PetSmart Charities to help make y...
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Transitioning Back to Work After Baby

Transitioning Back to Work After Baby (Family Features) Just when you were getting the hang of having a baby at home, it’s time to go back to work. Beyond the expected changes such as picking work tasks back up and catching up on things you’ve missed, your priorities have most likely shifted now that you’re a parent. It’s no...
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What Is Colorectal Cancer Screening?

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A Parent-To-Parent Campaign To Get Vaccine Rates Up

A Parent-To-Parent Campaign To Get Vaccine Rates Up Alex Olgin, WFAE In 2017, Kim Nelson had just moved her family back to her hometown in South Carolina. Boxes were still scattered around the apartment, and while her two young daughters played, Nelson scrolled through a newspaper article on her phone. It said religious exemptions for vaccines had ...
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What is this I see, sunshine? Oh, yeah!

Finally, breaks in the clouds along with areas of blue sky and warmer temperatures. What a nice change of pace. This made for a great afternoon stroll through beautiful downtown Macon, Georgia. I was, and am, over the wet weather. Anyone else with me?
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How to Choose the Right Food for Your Dog

How to Choose the Right Food for Your Dog (Family Features) When it comes to selecting the right food for their dogs, people often agonize about choosing among a myriad of options. Given that 95 percent of pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family, according to a Nielsen survey on The Humanization of Pet Food , pet parents typically w...
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View from Space - GOES-East 6 hour loop

It's finally Friday! We're socked in with more fog and clouds. If you look hard, you can see a small section of clearing from Savannah, west to Dublin. Thought it was worth sharing. Does it seem like the sunshine has disappeared across our area, or is it just me? GOES-East - Sector Views: Southeast - GeoColor - NOAA / NESDIS / STAR Enter some descr...
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Understanding Insurance Benefits

Understanding Insurance Benefits (Family Features) No matter where you are in life, whether you’re just starting your career or nearing retirement, it’s important to understand the voluntary benefits available to you that can complement traditional health insurance. While health insurance can help cover medical costs in the event of inj...
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Choosing the Right Doctor for You and Your Family

Choosing the Right Doctor for You and Your Family (Family Features) What matters to you when finding a doctor to treat you or your family members? A recent survey commissioned by the American Board of Medical Specialties found that four out of five people ranked Board Certification as an important factor when selecting a doctor, second only to whet...
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Super Foods for a Nutritious Diet

Super Foods for a Nutritious Diet (Family Features) The health community has long praised the benefits of vitamins and nutrients derived from natural sources. For those looking to improve their health or take preventative measures, these 10 natural super foods can be incorporated into your daily diet to help support your health: Green Tea – A...
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Put a Healthy Twist on Your Favorite Foods

Put a Healthy Twist on Your Favorite Foods (Family Features) Whether it’s a simple date night at home or a weeknight meal for the entire family, finding inter-culinary balance between everyone at the table can sometimes be difficult. However, when at least one party is willing to make dietary changes to benefit a loved one, serving up quality...
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National Love Your Pet Day

Set aside some extra time for your pets, because today is National Love Your Pet Day. Give your furry friend their favorite treat, take them on an extra long walk (if applicable). Or get out the catnip. I will be honest, I spoil my cat every day. Her name is Mercy. She's a Snowshoe breed, rescued as a kitten from a parking lot in Miami, Florida. I'...
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The High Cost Of Sex: Insurers Often Don’t Pay For Drugs To Treat Problems

The High Cost Of Sex: Insurers Often Don’t Pay For Drugs To Treat Problems Michelle Andrews For some older people, the joy of sex may be tempered by financial concerns: Can they afford the medications they need to improve their experience between the sheets? Medicare and many private insurers don’t cover drugs that are prescribed to tre...
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5 Ways Pets Make Life Happier and Healthier

5 Ways Pets Make Life Happier and Healthier (Family Features) More than 84 million U.S. homes have a pet, according to the National Pet Owners Survey , and in many of those homes, pets are a big part of the family. However, there are several barriers that can prevent people from spending time with their furry friends, including outdated housing rul...
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The Rarest of the Rare

The Rarest of the Rare What to know about a cancer you may not have heard of (Family Features) A woman celebrating her 40th birthday, a young boy starting second grade or a college grad about to begin his career. All three could develop a rare form of cancer known as epithelioid sarcoma (ES), a form of soft-tissue sarcoma. Rare Disease Day is recog...
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Random Acts of Kindness Week

The week began on February 17, 2019. HISTORY -  Random Acts Of Kindness Day was first created in Denver, Colorado in 1995. Random Act of Kindness Week began in 2018. Random Acts of Kindness | Kindness Ideas Unique kindness ideas that you can do today.
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Sounding out the brain

  Sounding out the brain Ultrasound isn’t just for images. Sonogenetics and other promising technologies let researchers use focused sound waves to control genes and entire cells deep in the tissues of living animals, without surgery. By Bob Holmes 1.16.2019 Most parents’ first glimpse of their children comes in ultrasound images t...
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