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End of season gardening to-do’s

With the arrival of the holiday season, gardening chores get pushed to the back burner, but there are still some important tasks to accomplish. How well we end one growing season can determine how well our plants grow next year. We had an unseasonably early cold spell in late October,…

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‘Triple Seven Rule’ for health and fitness

What do I need to do to be more healthy and fit? Should I modify my eating habits? What if I add more exercise? Should I work on both? “To attain a moderate level of health and fitness, it’s a dual-pronged approach,” says Natasha Weddle, founder of TNB Fitness and…

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Protect your family from Arkansas mosquitoes!

 Skeeters. Bloodsuckers. Culicidae. The unofficial state bird. Whatever you choose to call them when you are slapping them off your arms and legs, mosquitoes are as much a part of Arkansas outdoor summertime activities as heat and humidity. But according to bug and insect expert David Theuret, there are a…

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Vitamin D

If it seems like you’re hearing more about the importance of vitamin D lately, you’re not mistaken. More and more Americans are becoming deficient in this vital nutrient, even as doctors and scientists are learning more about its importance. “It affects nearly every cell and system in the whole body,”…