A Must Read! The Island Where People Forget to Die

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In 1943, a Greek war veteran named Stamatis Moraitis came to the United States for treatment of a combat-mangled arm. He’d survived a gunshot wound, escaped to Turkey and eventually talked his way onto the Queen Elizabeth, then serving as a troopship, to cross the Atlantic. Moraitis settled in Port Jefferson, N.Y., an enclave of […]

How To Stay Safe In Extreme Heat And Humidity

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What Is Extreme Heat? Conditions of extreme heat are defined as summertime temperatures that are substantially hotter and/or more humid than average for location at that time of year. Humid or muggy conditions, which add to the discomfort of high temperatures, occur when a “dome” of high atmospheric pressure traps hazy, damp air near the […]

“What’s For Fitness Today?” Tip #11 – Doing Things For Others Makes You Feel Good Too

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April  11, 2011 Tip #11 Volunteering and being of service to others is one of those things you always say you’ll do but never make the time. Today your goal is to make time to help others! Volunteering your time to help those less fortunate is a great way to boost your self-confidence and happiness […]