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You Can Catch Foodborne Illness Even Without Eating Contaminated Food

There has been a lot of recalls of food lately, with E. coli and salmonella being responsible for hundreds of people sickened with food poisoning and a handful losing their lives. Though it may seem surprising, getting a case of food poisoning from a person instead of food can happen and it's more...
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Public Wi-Fi Safety Tips

Precious data minutes! While they provide us with a gateway to the world from anywhere you can get a cellular signal, they can be costly if you go over your allotted amount for the month. That's why WiFi hotspots are so popular and there's an ever-growing field of free WiFi spots. But these WiFi...
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Get Out Of Your Rut And Beat Boredom!

Bet you are in a rut. You wake up and do the same thing every day, eat the same stuff week after week and perhaps have the same conversations over and over. Don't feel bad! That's human nature to get into a routine but a routine can often lead to boredom and nobody wants that! So when things get...
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Treating A Jellyfish Sting

Besides mosquitoes, love bugs and gators, more than 1,200 people were stung by moon jellyfish in Volusia County last week including over 100 last Saturday alone! Thanks to winds and ocean currents, a higher than normal number of ocean swimmers were stung by these floating invertebrate. Beach...
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The Unusual Uses Of Used Tea bags

And you though tea bags were only to brew tea! It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard, such as used coffee grounds as rose fertilizer. There are many uses for those once-used tea bags that you'd never think about doing. For instance, you can protect house...
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You Should Be Cleaning Your Phone At Least Once A Day

Nothing does with us quite as much as our mobile phones. From the night stand to the car and even to the bathroom, it is no surprise that many refer to our phones as a mobile petri dish. Illness-causing germs—including the types that cause food poisoning, common colds and other infections—can only...
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Two Hands-Off Ways To Steam Corn

It's summer and that means fresh corn on the cob is easily available and while grilled corn is hard to top, steamed corn is delicious too. But before you reach for the big pot and fill it with water (and heat up the house), enlist the help of your Instant Pot. If you're cooing for just a few people...
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How To Adjust Your TV For The Best Picture

TVs are sharper and clearer than ever before but trying to find just the right picture can be beyond confusing. A trip to the menu feature can leave you confused on what to do for the best picture. So here are some simple guidelines to calibrate your television without the costs of paying for a...
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App Calculates How Much Sun Exposure You Need For Vitamin D Production

There are repeated pleas from doctors and medical experts to stay out of direct sunlight as much as possible. However our bodies do need the rays from the sun to create vitamin D, a vital nutrient for our bodies. While we get vitamin D from food and supplements, the same UVB rays that cause a sun...
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How to Juice Several Citrus Fruits At Once

Summer isn't quite the same without a drink of freshly squeezed lemonade. But if you've hosting a backyard BBQ, squeezing each lemon individually can be a big time suck (not to mention take a toll on your hands). There's an easier and faster way and it involves your stand mixer. Simply quarter your...
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