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April 21,2017 13:00
lifestyle

Health Watch: How to best track your health

TIP OF THE WEEK3 tips to track your healthHow many steps have you taken today? Ten years ago, that question would have seemed preposterous. Today you can look at your watch and reply easily.While it’s never been easier to track your personal health data, are you tracking your numbers effectively? To be sure, follow these tips from WebMD.-- Find your baseline. Do you know where you stand tod...
April 18,2017 09:00
lifestyle

Bobbi Brown opening lifestyle shop

Lord & Taylor has entered into a partnership with make-up icon Bobbi Brown. The department store retailer appointed Brown as creative consultant, and has launched an in-store shop concept, justBobbi, at select Lord & Taylor locations, including its Manhattan flagship, and online. The initiative is the first Brown has entered into since her recent departure from Bobbi Brown Cosmeti...
April 16,2017 14:20
lifestyle

Woman opts for wireless pacemaker, resumes active lifestyle

LEESBURG — Perry Ann Adragna will tell you she is “not the kind of person who sits around eating bon bons.”So when the retired Leesburg Elementary School teacher needed a pacemaker to regulate her occasional “crazy” heart rhythm, she opted for a new, tiny wireless model that allowed her to immediately go back to her active lifestyle, including farming.On Friday,...
April 16,2017 14:20
lifestyle

Leesburg woman opts for wireless pacemaker, resumes active lifestyle

LEESBURG — Perry Ann Adragna will tell you she is “not the kind of person who sits around eating bon bons.”So when the retired Leesburg Elementary School teacher needed a pacemaker to regulate her occasional “crazy” heart rhythm, she opted for a new, tiny wireless model that allowed her to immediately go back to her active lifestyle, including farming.On Friday,...
April 15,2017 20:20
lifestyle

Is the minimalist lifestyle for you?

THE promise of all the material stuff we buy -- whether it is a 3D TV, virtual reality headset, designer chair, “wearable” or some “exclusive” clothing -- is that it will make us happy.
April 12,2017 19:20
lifestyle

Meghan Markle Ends her Lifestyle Website, Sparking Rumors of a Royal Engagement

Many people have believed that a royal engagement is in the cards ever since Prince Harry made a rare, astonishing statement in which he not only referred to Meghan Markle as his girlfriend but also attacked what he labeled the media’s “racial undertones” to coverage of their relationship.Surely such public commitment and anger on Meghan’s [...]
April 12,2017 09:40
lifestyle

I Can Fix United's Internet Outrage Problem

The Internet has gotten mad about a few things recently. Most notably, the Chinese doctor who was unceremoniously knocked around and dragged off a United Airlines flight because he refused to voluntarily give up his seat for a United employee. I have to say, this is one of the worst episodes of b...
April 10,2017 06:20
lifestyle

Brookfield Girl Scout teaches kids the importance of a healthy ...

The kids sit in front of a poster board that displays the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “Choose my Plate” graphic, which promotes a healthy diet. Morey pulls out a box of plastic toy grapes, oranges and other foods. To kickoff the event, personal trainer Kerry Swift, whose daughter is in Morey’s troop, led the kids in a series of exercises including squats, lunges an...
April 07,2017 11:40
lifestyle

LASCO Money buys into creative and lifestyle industry

Managing Director of LASCO Money, Jacinth Hall-Tracey said Jamaica's creative and lifestyle industry is in need of more support from private sector entities. Hall-Tracey disclosed LASCO Money's commitment to young local entrepreneurs after sharing...
April 06,2017 15:00
lifestyle

Embrace a minimalist lifestyle this spring

Earlier this month, I was enjoying my weekly date night with Netflix and happened to watch "Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things." Unexpectedly, I found myself completely blown away
April 05,2017 16:20
lifestyle

Small business: Modern Muffin packs a healthy lifestyle with flavor

Modern Muffin made its debut at a fund-raising event in August of 2011. Claire Putterman started her business because her family urged her to start selling the delicious and wholesome muffins she had been making for 30 years. Now, Modern Muffin is a family affair, with husband, sons and daughter each handling a portion of the