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Book review: Dune

DuneBy Frank HerbertAce; Media tie-in edition, 2021 (Original, 1965) Frank Herbert’s 1965 science fiction and fantasy novel Dune is the story of Paul Atreides, heir to a dukedom on the planet called Arrakis. But young Paul soon learns that not everything is as straightforward as it seems to be — or as he might think […]

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Book review: The Inn Boonsboro Collection

THE INN BOONSBORO COLLECTION: THE NEXT ALWAYSTHE LAST BOYFRIENDTHE PERFECT HOPEBy Nora RobertsPutnam Trade (2011-2012) It’s been a long decade since bestselling novelist Nora Roberts penned her intriguing Inn Boonsboro Trilogy. The trilogy is a clever series of character-driven plots that continue through all three books: The Next Always, The Last Boyfriend, and The Perfect Hope. Roberts […]

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Summertime downers: Prevention and treatment of sunburn, bug bites and poison ivy

Summertime: A time for contentment, relaxation and adventure. Camping, hiking, picnicking, sunbathing, whatever your outdoor passion, enjoy it to the fullest! However, while you’re frolicking in the sunshine, be mindful of a few annoying problems that can put a crimp in your summertime cheer, namely, sunburn, insect bites, and poison ivy. Of course you’re ahead […]

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Seniors with prediabetes should eat better, get moving, but not fret too much about diabetes

Almost half of older adults — more than 26 million people 65 and older — have prediabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. How concerned should they be? Not very, say some experts. Prediabetes — a term that refers to above-normal but not extremely high blood sugar levels — isn’t a disease, […]

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Summertime downers: Prevention and treatment of sunburn, bug bites and poison ivy

Summertime: A time for contentment, relaxation and adventure. Camping, hiking, picnicking, sunbathing, whatever your outdoor passion, enjoy it to the fullest! However, while you’re frolicking in the sunshine, be mindful of a few annoying problems that can put a crimp in your summertime cheer, namely, sunburn, insect bites, and poison ivy. Of course you’re ahead […]