In case you haven't noticed, Florida is a big state. This is particularly noticeable when it comes to gardening and landscaping. Plants that thrive in a Miami yard may not survive the winter in a panhandle garden. Here in Central Florida (planting zone 9, in case you wondered), we face unique growing challenges.
Ever have those days where you think just one more thing will put you over the edge? Yeah, we all do. Sometimes you come home to find your furniture coated (not lightly sprinkled but coated) in pet hair, or maybe you're finally catching up on laundry only to find out your missing lipstick was in your jeans pocket and has now painted the inside of your dryer.
Ever wish you had an all-knowing personal assistant to guide you in making smart choices and, even better, warn you when you were about to make a mistake? We searched out a variety of local experts for hard-earned counsel in their specific areas of expertise.
Morphine for teething babies? Opium to control diarrhea? Arsenic and mercury to treat syphilis? Heroin to ease asthma symptoms? Don?t be too quick to dismiss such peculiar treatments. All of these were at one time considered legitimate options to treat various illnesses and conditions.
Nationally?and globally?the population of aging adults is growing. Research reveals that 8.5 percent of the world's population is 65 and older. That number is projected to expand to almost 17 percent by 2050. Experts predict the population of those 80 and older will more than triple by 2050.
If you like multitasking, the Big Hammock Race Series?Season 2, presented by Prime Mortgage Group, is perfect for you. Not only do the race events, which are open to runners and walkers of all ages, provide a great opportunity to be physically active, but all raise funds for numerous charitable causes.
It's hard to escape the lure of superfoods. Every natural and health food store even has a superfoods section. And you've probably tried a few. But do they deliver what they promise or is it just good marketing?
A new year brings new changes for Dr. Ashley Cauthen and MidState Skin. From new doctors to new procedures, Dr. Cauthen fills us in on how MidState Skin continues to be a leader in clinical and cosmetic dermatology while staying up to date with the latest technology and trends.
Life Care Center of Ocala, an inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and assisted living facility, offers 24-hour skilled nursing care and an in-house team of therapists who utilize state-of-the-art equipment.
John Piccin of Piccin Law Firm is dedicated to seeking justice for his clients and has successfully litigated various personal injury cases, insurance disputes and wrongful death cases since the 1970s.
Village Ford opened July 1, 2013 with 65 cars on the lot, eight service bays and 20 employees. It's been almost three years since then, and those numbers have increased dramatically thanks to their customers' support.
Many people recall their childhoods as a time of play, learning and growth, but for hundreds of local children, this critically formative time has brought the suffering of abuse, abandonment, neglect and trauma.