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Tips for getting “Frozen” out of your head

Parents fed up with the soundtrack of “Frozen,” which seems to be stuck on repeat in their children’s brains, may also not want to hear this advice from a music professor at Northwestern University, who regularly deals with unrelenting melodies.

Hobbies: Countdown to Easter

I love advent calendars which made me wonder why I only see them for Christmas. Why not create one for all of the holidays that you like to celebrate? I made one to countdown the days until Easter and it was both quick and easy.

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With the nicer weather comes spring flu virus

The intrepid sun has finally beaten the frost into reluctant retreat. The croci have gathered enough confidence to venture their tender shoots outside the earth’s blanket. After months of hibernation, you step outside to take a deep breath of warm, sweet, fresh air and …

Mom was right: Eat lots of veggies

People who eat seven or more portions of fresh fruits and vegetables each day may reduce their risk of dying from a wide variety of diseases by as much as 42 percent over people who consume less than one portion, according to a new study by British researchers who tracked the eating habits of more than 65,000 people for 12 years.