Get Your Green On

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.

From Fail To Fix

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.

Happiness is...

Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping.
-Actress Bo Derek

Gone With The Girls

Three weekend getaways for you and your girlfriends. Who's in?

Recipe For Success

Heart-healthy eating doesn't have to be trying or painful-at least not with these delicious foods in your diet.

An Integrative Approach

Integrative medicine, such as massage and acupuncture, provides another health care option for patients.

Talkin’ Taxes

The changes you should know about for the 2017 tax year.

Building A Business

The Beegles are pursuing their dreams through 3-D printing.

Advice From The Pros

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.

All About Attitude

Leave boot camp to the military. Swap exercise overkill with uplifting baby steps to sensibly achieve a long-lasting healthy weight.

Medical Breakthroughs You Need To Know About

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.

The Most Valuable Gift

Every year thousands of sick patients wait for "the call" that says a donor organ is available for them. Are you a registered donor?

Aging Wisely

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.

Cosmic Things

For such a populous and high-tech state, Florida remains full of blessed "dark spots" that enable stargazers to enjoy a buffet of sights in the nighttime sky.

Take Control

Hope for those living with?or worried about developing?diabetes

Race With Your Heart

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.

Coastal Camping

With a plethora of camping choices in this beautiful state, here?s a take on the best of the best.

Breaking Free

Finding your way out 
of an abusive 

Flown The Coop

Why did the chicken cross the road? To live in your yard, of course!

From Fail To Fix

Ever have those days where you think just one more thing will put you over the edge? Yeah, we all do. If you're struggling with obstacles at home, there are some simple hacks to get you through.

Superfood Or Super Hype?

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?

Teams of Tradition

What might otherwise be construed as the setting for a Skull and Bones or Bilderberg gathering is actually just an everyday scene in the man cave of a 21st century college football fan.

The Power of Prosthetics

A closer look at the science of prosthetics.

Keeping It All In Line

How chiropractic care plays a role in the health of your spine.

Sickness Syllabus

How can you keep your children healthy, whether they're still finger painting or driving themselves to school? Here's the rundown on sickness this school year.

Kids In The Kitchen

It takes a student with unique drive and dedication to already have a clear direction about a future career at this age.

Best of the Blues

The Florida Blueberry Festival returns

Life Care Center of Ocala: Making a Good Man Great

More than a rehabilitation center, it's a specialized pillar of nursing 
and therapy excellence in our community.

Faith In Action

Kids Central workers and volunteers answer the call to care for local children.

Cardiovascular Institute of Central Florida: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Numbers don't lie. Approximately 79,400,000 Americans?that's one in three adults-are living with cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Ashley Cauthen

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.

Dr. Derek Farr

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Derek Farr understands the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle.

Tanya Shuler

More than a home away from home, Marion Oaks Assisted Living facility is helping those suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia lead a joyful and satisfying life.

Dr. Sherwin Roque, Physical Therapist Herb Santiago, Chef

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.

Give A Child A New Start In The New Year

Adopt a local child and make a difference for life.

A Place To Call Home

Marion Oaks Assisted Living welcomes residents to their family with the utmost in care and accommodation.

Live Your Best Life

Tenants of The Estates at Hawthorne Village of Ocala find more than just a new home. They find a place to thrive.

Your Life. Your Choice.

Canterfield of Ocala encourages and enables active lifestyles, along with the freedom to live life your way?all in a luxurious, home-like environment.

The Right Choice

Purchasing a vehicle can often be a tedious task; a task that usually involves quite a bit of research and comparison. It's the second most important buying decision, after the purchase of your home.

A Living Legend

It's hard to imagine an Ocalan who has seen more change or done more to move us forward than Jim Williams.

Investing In Our Kids' Futures

For Stan Creel, it's all about serving the kids at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Marion County.

Freddie B. Hale, A Logging Legacy

Logging began for him in 1954 at the age of 26. The Freddie B. Hale name tells a colorful story of logging in Central and North Central Florida. He lived in pursuit of a dream.

Passionate Practice

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.

Give A Home For The Holidays

Adopt a local child this holiday season

Home At Last

How adoption changed a local teen's life for good

3-D Mammography at Radiology Associates of Ocala

Breast Cancer Awareness Month isn't just important for survivors - it reminds us all to make annual mammograms and early detection a priority.

Better Together

Finding parents for local siblings.

Life At Its Best

For Hawthorne Village of Ocala tenants of The Estates, life doesn't get any better than this.

More Service and Selection for Your Buck

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.

Life Simplified

Hawthorne Village of Ocala offers ease of living and priority access to health care.

A Forever Family

How four local boys found their way home.

Be Their Foundation For Life

Foster or adopt an older child.

Make A Difference For Life

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.

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