Opinion

It’s Monday again, it was a long day and you just don’t want to spend a long time cooking dinner. It’s either fast food or a frozen dinner. Sound familiar?  We all lead busy lives and at the end of the day, exhaustion can keep us from eating nutritious meals.  A balanced meal is key for fueling...
We all dread going to the dentist, but did you know that poor dental health is associated with heart disease?  Studies have shown that poor dental health can increase the risk for developing heart disease.  When gum tissue becomes inflamed or infected, the risk of bacterial infection in the blood...
Circuit Judge R. Brent Elliott’s “From the Bench” is a series of articles designed to provide the public with a better understanding of the judicial system.  Few remember the words of Edward Everett. Billions are familiar with Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.  Everett was the featured speaker...
Women tend to depend more on Social Security for several reasons, including longer life spans, lower average earnings and more time spent away from the workforce to care for family members. Nearly half of all senior unmarried women receiving Social Security benefits rely on them for 90 percent or...
Financial Focus: Vacation and Retirement Different Goals Require Different Investment Strategies To achieve any of your financial objectives, you need to save and invest – that much is clear. But just how you save and invest may differ from goal to goal. Let’s look at two common goals to see the...
Flavors, along with nutrition, of fresh foods get lost in modern industrial agriculture.  The idea behind the slow food movement, which started in the early 1990’s, put a focus on preparing and consuming fresh foods at home and continuing a tradition of culture, community and communication. The...
Yogurt is fermented milk made with different strains of good bacteria which produce lactic acid and other flavor compounds.  Lactic acid production allows the coagulation of milk and results in a thick, smooth and tangy dairy product.   Yogurt can take on many textures and flavors depending on what...
If you’ve graduated from college in the past year or so and started your first job, you’re no doubt learning a lot about establishing yourself as an adult and being responsible for your own finances. So thoughts of your retirement are probably far away. And yet you have several good reasons to...
Healthy eating in the summertime should be easier since seasonal fruits and vegetables are easily accessible.  Unfortunately, summer is also the season for friendly gatherings, holiday get-togethers and family vacations.  Minimizing the impact of calories eaten in excess during these events can be...
It’s almost impossible to save too much for retirement. After all, you could spend two, or even three, decades as a retiree. And retirement is not cheap – even if you maintain a relatively modest lifestyle, some of your expenses, especially those involving health care, may continue to rise over the...

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