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Food Fit for Fido

Food Fit for Fido

Over time, people begin to "look like" their pets. Or maybe it's the other way around. Either way, the resemblance is there.
Zombies and Earthquakes  and Fires, Oh My!

Zombies and Earthquakes and Fires, Oh My!

According to many news reports, we are ever at risk from disasters of one kind or another that could interrupt life as we know it. From power outages to zombie invasions, how well prepared are you and your family for the challenge of life after a disaster? Okay, zombies, really? Probably not, but could you endure without the many conveniences we have become so accustomed to?
Ditching the Tasmanian Devil

Ditching the Tasmanian Devil

When Oregon Healthy Living held its "Terrible Tattoo Contest" that offered the winner free laser removal, dozens of readers responded with photos and sad stories of regrettable tattoos. After a lot of consideration, the staff chose Kelly Terry of Medford and her Tasmanian Devil tattoo with the name Jeremy inked beneath the artwork.
30 Day Challenge Follow-up  —Where Are They Now?

30 Day Challenge Follow-up —Where Are They Now?

Armed with knowledge, effort and a little determination, a healthier lifestyle can be sustainable and our two January 2014 challenge volunteers are proving it. After six months, they are both still highly motivated and have been able to maintain the goals they set for themselves.