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Tips for Mower Safety

Watch out, kids! Each year many children are injured severely by lawn mowers. The American Academy of Pediatrics noted that there are over 17,000 lawn mower…


Protein Contents of Food

Protein is an important component of a healthy diet, especially when you or someone you love is undergoing treatments for cancer. Protein helps the body regenerate healthy…


Keep Calm and Stay Hydrated!

At least half of your body is made up of water, which adds up to approximately 10-12 gallons. While the specific percentage of water in the…