Tips For Safe Fall Hiking

Fall hiking fanatics, rejoice! The season for cooling temperatures, changing colors, and spectacular views has finally arrived. As picturesque as fall hikes are, the season also brings many dangers and challenges for those looking forward to getting outdoors. Here are some things to watch for along with tips on how to stay safe:   Falling is the #1 Hazard For Fall Hikers. As...
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Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?

We all know the dental community recommends brushing your teeth at least twice a day. But what about when to brush in the morning, before or after breakfast? Many people who brush after breakfast say they prefer it because they want to avoid the unpleasant flavor that occurs when you drink orange juice after brushing with minty toothpaste and it clears debris left over from their meal and...
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Why Life Insurance Is So Important

We all know life insurance is important. Everyone acknowledges they would like the peace of mind of knowing that their family will be taken care of. But a recent report asserts that 37% of the population doesn’t own a life insurance policy in any amount. Life insurance isn’t an option, it’s a necessity. Here are some reasons why: Pay Off Debts:  A life...
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A Can of Peas, A Bag of Rice, and A Determination That No One Should Go Hungry: A History of the First Food Bank

A broken heart inspired John van Hengel to fill the stomachs of people in need. Born in Waupun, Wisconsin in 1923, van Hengel eventually was sent to Phoenix, Arizona for rehabilitation after he became partially paralyzed while breaking up a bar fight.  Upon recovering from his injuries (at 44, he even became the oldest public lifeguard in Phoenix), van Hengel vowed to dedicate his life...
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