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Beat the Heat: How to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

Most people look forward to summer for various reasons. However, the difference between a nice summer day and a dangerously hot one can come down to just a few degrees. When that dangerously hot weather lasts for multiple days, you have a heatwave on your hands. Heatwaves are not only uncomfortable; it is not an exaggeration to say that they can be deadly, particularly to young children and the elderly. That is why we’ve come up with a few free or inexpensive ways to beat the heat, even if you don’t have an air conditioning unit. Stay Hydrated This...

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Is It Healthy to Drink Large Amounts of Coffee?

Is coffee good or bad for you? Frankly, the jury is still out on the subject. While we can’t give you a definitive answer, we can present you with the evidence for both sides and let you decide for yourself. Caffeine Most people drink coffee for the caffeine. It stimulates the central nervous system and creates an energized feeling. That’s the good news. The bad news is that over time the brain starts to become addicted to that feeling, even to the point of minor withdrawal if you go too long without it. More bad news, increases in blood...

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