SWIPE AWAY FIREPLACE SOOT WITH BAKING SODA

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By Lauren Kolacki Everyone loves a warm, crackling fire — but maybe not the smoky buildup and soot it leaves behind on your brick and glass. To clean fireplace glass without leaving a scratch, crumple a piece of newspaper, wet it, then sprinkle some baking soda on it. Rub the dirty area of the glass, … Continued

TIPS FOR REMOVING SNOW FROM YOUR ROOF!

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By Lauren Kolacki Freezing temperatures and heavy snow can be havoc on your home. It is important to take care of your home to prevent additional wear and tear on your home’s structure. The accumulation and weight of snow on your roof can cause severe dam- age to while eliminating water damage as well to … Continued

EXERCISE AND PHYSICAL FITNESS

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Regular exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health. It has many benefits, including improving your overall health and fitness, and reducing your risk for many chronic diseases. There are many different types of exercise: It is important to pick the right types for you. Most people benefit from a … Continued

Chris Smith’s Tick Act and End Neglected Diseases Act To Become Law

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Two major health bills authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) were attached to an end-of-year, must-pass spending package became a law. The first bill—the TICK Act—creates a “new whole-of-government national strategy to combat Lyme” and other tick borne diseases. It authorizes $150 million in federal funding for Centers of Excellence and important Lyme initiatives at … Continued

SAY NO TO SLOUCH:

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Why your posture matters and how to fix it Are you craning your head forward or slumped in your chair as you read this? If so, you may be doing your body harm. Sitting in a slumped position doesn’t just look sloppy. It reduces your lung capacity and can lead to high blood pressure, digestive … Continued

YOUR FEELINGS DURING CHEMOTHERAPY

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At some point during chemotherapy, you may feel: Frustrated Helpless Lonely Anxious Depressed Afraid Angry It is normal to have a wide range of feelings while going through chemo- therapy. After all, living with cancer and going through treatment can be stressful. You may also feel fatigue, which can make it harder to cope with … Continued

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS!!!

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By Pam Teel It’s obvious; New Years is a beginning, a start of something new. We almost all internally pledge that we’re going to do or change something at the start of the New Year. New Year’s resolutions are tradition. The thought of making a promise to one’s self has been around since Babylonian days. … Continued

TAKE A VISIT TO THE WALT WHITMAN HOUSE IN CAMDEN

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“Camden was originally an accident, but I shall never be sorry I was left over in Camden, it has brought me blessed returns.” -Walt Whitman Step back in time to the humble dwelling of the “Good Gray Poet,” Walt Whitman. Constructed in 1848, this modest wooden-framed structure built in Greek-revival style was the only home … Continued

CAR SAFETY FOR CHILDREN

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Leaving a child unattended in a vehicle with the keys in the ignition is never safe. Unattended children can accidentally cause the vehicle to roll or even drive away, especially if the engine is running. Children can get bored during car trips and may play with the seat belt sometimes pulling the seat belt all … Continued