WARNING: Be Sure to Check Your Ground Beef Before You Eat It!

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Don’t get sick from bad beef. (Photo courtesy Canva)

All home cooks, listen up! Lakeside Refrigerated Services in Swedesboro, New Jersey issued a recall yesterday on 120,872 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated by E. coli O103. So before you make your next meal, you need to check the label.

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Harriet Brown’s ‘Body of Truth’ Dissects How We View Weight [REVIEW]

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Are you constantly struggling with your weight? (Photo courtesy Canva)

Super thin supermodels. Muscular jocks with six-pack abs. They’re all-over social media, in magazines, and on television, telling us we need to look like them to live our best lives. Even when you diet and work out religiously, you may still have a hard time squeezing into your favorite jeans. At times like these, it can be difficult to stay body positive. What are we to do? It’s time to reevaluate how we look at our relationship with our bodies. Harriet Brown’s Body of Truth helps us do just that.

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Let Dan Buettner’s ‘The Blue Zones Challenge’ Be Your Catalyst for Change [REVIEW]

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Achieve a healthier, happier life with The Blue Zones Challenge. (Photo courtesy Canva)

We all want to live longer, especially in today’s day and age when just waking up the next day seems like an accomplishment. But what’s the secret to a long, healthy life? Dan Buettner has spent the past 20 years interviewing centenarians around the globe, looking for the answer to that question. The result is that he located the world’s Blue Zones, five areas with the greatest concentration of these individuals. In his previous books, he shared his findings with us. Now, with The Blue Zones Challenge, he is ready to teach all of us how to change, improve, and hopefully even lengthen our lives in just four weeks!

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Texas Widow Makes Heartfelt Plea for Neighbors to Continue Wearing Masks in Wake of Governor’s Announcement

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Woman puts on mask during COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Here in Texas, everyone seems to be talking about face masks. That’s because on March 2, Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increased capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent. This change was announced even though just under seven percent of the state’s population had been fully vaccinated by that point, as KHOU 11 News reported.

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This Is Not the Time to Give Up

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We may be weary, but we cannot quit. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Till now, we have hesitated to say much about the pandemic because we know it is a hot-button issue that has polarized communities the world over. Still, as I write this, more than 2 million people have died from the Coronavirus, with the vast majority of those being here in the United States. With more than 97 million confirmed cases worldwide, the numbers are still climbing and they are staggering. This is no longer a virus that only affects people in other countries, nor is it an exaggeration, a hoax, or fake news. It is just the facts.

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