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In 1996, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the US to its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP). This branch is responsible for determining the impact industrial and agricultural chemicals, either directly or indirectly, has on humans. Most of you did not know that was a thing, right? Well, it is. Using a two-tiered approach, the… Read more »

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I ventured out to Costco today (found toilet paper!) and it was a bit strange to walk into this eerie reality. On the bright side, Costco didn’t disappoint on the upbeat music as they had Motown jamming through the speakers. As I sang through the aisles, excited to find my almond flour and gluten free… Read more »

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Published in the Clarkston News 2020 Winter Health edition… Another holiday season has whirled in and out of our lives and we’re left abandoned to face the next four months in gloom. That may be a tad dramatic, but if you’re anything like me, you understand. The blues hit hard this time of year and… Read more »

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This is the time of year when a majority of the country has decided to make weight loss or health their resolution. New memberships fill up the local health clubs and pretty pictures of nutritious meals grace the newsfeeds of Instagram and FaceBook. Even as I write this, my husband and I have sworn off… Read more »

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In my house, as my teenage son makes his sleepy, morning drag from his bedroom to the stairs, I wish him good morning in three simple words:           Take. Your. Supplements. It’s become our household mantra over the years, one I’m sure he’ll pass on to his own children. Whether he chooses to admit it… Read more »

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It’s the go-to when we don’t want to search for the top to a Tupperware bowl. We marinate meat in it and sometimes restaurants fold it around leftovers. It’s a pan protector, a piping bag, cleaner, funnel, and a sharpener. It’s used to keep food hot and it’s one of camping’s greatest necessities. There are… Read more »

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As seen in the August 21st, 2019 issue of the Clarkston News… Have you read Part One? We all have those moments when we walk into a room and forget why we’re there. Sometimes we might search desperately for our phone and find it in the fridge—don’t judge me! We’ve all had a slip of… Read more »

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As seen in the August 7th 2019 edition of the Clarkston News…  I went grocery shopping the other day and almost cried when I saw the supplies lined up in their back to school glory. What happened to the beach toys? Is my sixteen-year-old ready? I don’t even know where he is! I’m making lists… Read more »

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When someone refers to summer as “dog days,” I picture my dog lying around in the sun. She’s just so lazy out there, all flopped over and barely lifting her head to defy me when I call her inside. She’s the very definition of laziness. I should know—it’s what I look like on my boat… Read more »

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The sun is (kind of) shining and days are growing longer. Come on, spring! Outside, the blankets of snow are melting (fingers crossed!) and you’re cringing because now you see all the ugly it’s been hiding. It’s a dreaded sight, a colorless reminder of the work ahead. On the other hand, when we think like… Read more »