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November 2018 Newsletter

November 13, 2018

NOVEMBER 2018 OPERATION: FIELD DAY A family-friendly event that also benefits Florida firefighters. ROBO PUP A NEW VIRTUAL COMPANION Meet Aibo – a new type of family pet. GIVE THE GIFT OF EXPERIENCE THIS HOLIDAY Things only last so long, but what about experiences? GIFTS FOR GRANDCHILDREN Think outside the box. RECIPE OF THE MONTH…

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Travel Ideas

October 29, 2018

Travelers Benefit from Industry Trends Many areas of the U.S. experienced sweltering heat throughout this past summer. As the seasons change, now is a great time to take a vacation and enjoy the cooler air. Plan to get away If you’re looking to avoid the crowds, consider locations not necessarily off the beaten path but…

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How Life Varies in Different States

October 22, 2018

Different strokes for different folks. One of the many advantages of living in the United States is there are so many different places to live. You can opt for the mountains or live by the sea. You can live in open country and rural farmlands, bustling cities or remote forested areas. Hot, cold or temperate…

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New Medical Research

October 15, 2018

Chemotherapy may be highly effective in treating cancer, but its side effects also can be a nightmare for patients. Medical researchers have long tried to determine how to successfully cure cancer without chemotherapy, and a recent study yielded some very positive results.1 In the largest-ever study on breast cancer treatment, funded by the National Cancer…

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All About Bots

October 8, 2018

Even if you aren’t familiar with bots, you’ve likely come into contact with many of these forms of artificial intelligence, or AI. Bots are applications that perform automated tasks such as setting alarms, relaying weather forecasts or conducting an online search for travel deals. Many smartphones come equipped with personal-service bots, such as the iPhone’s…

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September 2018 Newsletter

September 20, 2018

SEPTEMBER 2018 KEYS TO A GOOD VACATION Family, fishing, and fun in the sun with Sky. NO INTERNET, NO PROBLEM? Logging off could have discernible benefits. CREDITING YOUR BEHAVIOR Here are the factors determining your FICO score. IS COFFEE HEALTH FOOD? New research says maybe. RECIPE OF THE MONTH Peachy Summer Salsa Last month, our…

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Food for Health

September 17, 2018

We love our bacon. In recent years, this pork delicacy has seen a resurgence in popularity alongside new ways to enhance recipes ranging from bacon-infused macaroni and cheese1 to the not-quite traditional bacon-wrapped holiday turkey.2 But just because something is popular doesn’t mean it’s good for you. According to the World Cancer Research Fund, one…

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Job Trends

September 10, 2018

For decades, young people were told college was the surest route to financial success as an adult. Get a degree, get a good job. However, this formula seems to be broken. During the recession, jobs for recent college graduates were scarce, causing many to continue their higher education and sink deeper into student loan debt.…

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Long-term Care & Your Pets

September 3, 2018

Long-term care continues to be a challenging issue in the U.S. It appears the second wave of baby boomers is even more determined to “age at home,” while at the same time, they are more likely to suffer from multiple chronic conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes.1 This confluence of factors makes it all…

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Various Types of “Economies”

August 27, 2018

As recently as five years ago, few people had heard of emerging businesses like Airbnb and Uber that allow proprietors to share their personal residences and cars to generate income. This business model is now commonly referred to as the “sharing economy.” 1 However, just as capitalism morphs, so does the concept of sharing. For…

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