Welcome to Healthy HorizonsWelcome to Healthy Horizons, a community wellness magazine which is distributed free throughout the Southeast U. Our mission is to provide health education to your community and promote healthy living.
The team at Healthy Horizons is committed to providing information geared toward the prevention, early detection and prompt treatment of disease. Quality of life is promoted through publication of informative articles and identification of community resources which can positively impact an individual's health status. The magazine began 16 years ago as a wellness resource guide for aging Americans.
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At the Water’s Edge
At the Water’s Edge
Our final cool, new tech product this week is a toothbrush system that kills germs that we leave on our toothbrushes! https://www.yankodesign.com/2020/07/24/this-uv-sanitizer-hub-kills-any-germs-lingering-on-your-toothbrush-in-just-30-seconds/
We showed you the Durapik yesterday, and found this nifty tech gadget for you today: https://thegadgetflow.com/portfolio/smartphone-sanitizer-sticker/
Although still in it's early stages of business, Durapik has developed a zero waste dental flosser. Can you believe that? https://durapik.co/
If you'd rather be close to nature when you camp or travel, check out these "instant" tents. https://thetenthub.com/camping-tents/best-instant-tents/
thetenthub.com Discover tents with pre-attached frames that set up in 60 seconds, the best instant tents are reviewed right here.
Sometimes when you're browsing the web, you just find stuff you didn't know existed! Get out on the road and protect the environment: https://bowlusroadchief.com/endless-highways/
With so many mask options out there now, this was bound to happen: https://www.timeout.com/tokyo/news/a-japanese-company-has-created-a-stick-on-face-mask-for-haircuts-070620
timeout.com The strapless, transparent disposable masks are perfect for a visit to the hairdresser
Not only does your house just look and feel better after a good cleaning, getting rid of the nasty critters you can't see makes your home healthier. Check out this fall cleaning checklist and get your home in tiptop shape! https://www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/cleaning/fall-cleaning-checklist
realsimple.com As leaves start to fly, revisit your spring cleaning list and add a few seasonal extras to prepare your house for the winter.
Taking supplements to stay healthy is fine, but sometimes is best to just eat healthier. https://www.health.com/condition/cold-flu-sinus/flu-fighting-foods
health.com Eat these flu-fighting foods to boost your immune system this flu season, including garlic, onion, and kiwi for vitamin C.
So you got a cold. Now what? Along with over-the-counter medications, there are vitamins and supplements that can help speed the healing process: https://www.eatthis.com/best-vitamins-supplements-colds/
eatthis.com When you want relief from your cold and flu symptoms fast, turn to these vitamins and supplements to boost the immune system, as recommended by experts.
Since we're on the subject, can you tell the difference in a sinus infection and a cold? These tips might help: https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/features/cold-sinus-infections#1
Not sure if you have allergies, cold or flu? Here is a breakdown of symptoms so you'll know exactly how to treat your ailment. https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2014/10/cold-flu-or-allergy
newsinhealth.nih.gov You’ve got sniffles, sneezing, and a sore throat. Is it a cold, flu, or allergies? Learn to tell them apart so you can choose the best treatment.
There is a misperception that goldenrod causes allergies. Read more about that here: https://www.ediblewildfood.com/goldenrod.aspx
ediblewildfood.com Goldenrod (Solidago) is wild, edible and nutritious food. Identify goldenrod via its pictures, habitat, height, flowers and leaves.
Yup, it's allergy season again. This time it's most likely ragweed. https://www.healthline.com/health/allergies/ragweed
healthline.com A ragweed allergy occurs when someone has an adverse immune response to ragweed pollen. Learn about ragweed allergy symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
If you're looking to replace lunchroom food with something healthier for your kids, check out these 5 tips. https://www.cooksmarts.com/articles/tips-packing-healthy-school-lunch/
cooksmarts.com For those parents who need tips on packing healthy school lunches, we have 5 simple tips to make it easy and enjoyable for everyone.
With school doors opening soon, here are some basic tips to help prevent your children from getting sick, and bringing it home! https://www.childrens.com/health-wellness/preventing-back-to-school-sickness
childrens.com Back to school sickness is a fact of life for many kids and parents. Learn how to boost your child's immune system and keep kids from getting sick at school.
When your child is sick, how do you protect your family? Here are a few tips in case your kid brings a bug home: https://www.whattoexpect.com/toddler/ask-heidi/how-to-stop-the-flu-from-spreading.aspx
whattoexpect.com When your little one is suffering from the flu, you suffer too! And even though your LO will likely recover in a week or two, here's how to stop the flu from spreading to the rest of your family.
In these uncertain times, many parents are opting to homeschool or use a private school. If you're worried about sending your children back to school, the HSLDA can help guide you. https://hslda.org/legal/alabama
hslda.org Questions about how to homeschool in Alabama? Start here for a quick overview: homeschooling laws & requirements, compulsory attendance ages, withdrawal, access to sports & special ed. services, recordkeeping, work permits, jury duty . . .
There are a few more weeks left until school starts back. Need fun ideas for the kids? Here are some that are inexpensive. https://www.parents.com/fun/activities/outdoor/cheap-summer-fun/
parents.com School’s out! Keep your little ones occupied with these free (and almost-free) activities to do inside and outside of the house.
We all know water is best for hydration, but there are some foods that are water-rich. Now that we're in the dog days of summer, including some of these foods may help you feel better. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/19-hydrating-foods
healthline.com Drinking enough water is important, but that's not the only thing you can do to stay hydrated. Here are 19 water-rich foods that are super hydrating.
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issuu.com Health and wellness magazine featuring celebrity interviews, local resources, and more to promote a well-balanced lifestyle
Even if you don't suffer any heat-related illnesses, being outside all day can raise your body heat. Here's how to lower your temperature: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326235
We're entering the HOT time of the year. Know the warning signs of heat-related illnesses! https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/warning.html
cdc.gov Heat-related illnesses are preventable. Learn the symptoms and what to do if you or a loved one shows signs of having a heat-related illness. Information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Get in the sun to get the benefits, but understand the downsize and protect your skin accordingly. https://www.webmd.com/melanoma-skin-cancer/ss/slideshow-sun-damaged-skin
webmd.com WebMD shows you how getting too much sun can take a toll on your skin, from sunburn to wrinkles to skin cancer.
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So, you got a bad sunburn. Want to keep that from happening again? Here are the best sunscreens to try: https://www.consumerreports.org/sunscreens/best-sunscreens-of-the-year/
consumerreports.org Consumer Reports fills you in on the best sunscreens of 2020, including the best lotions, best sprays, best sunscreens without oxybenzone, and best mineral sunscreens.
There are so many reasons to get outside, but be careful of getting sunburned! If you forget your sun protection, there are ways to treat sunburn. https://www.aad.org/public/everyday-care/injured-skin/burns/treat-sunburn
aad.org Your skin can burn if it gets too much sun without proper protection from sunscreen and clothes. To help heal and soothe stinging skin, it is important to begin treating sunburn as soon as you notice it. The first thing you should do is get out of the sun—and preferably indoors.
These bad boys may be hiding where you least expect it! https://www.pestworld.org/news-hub/pest-articles/everything-you-need-to-know-about-yellowjackets/
pestworld.org The yellowjacket is one type of stinging insects that can cause painful stings. Learn about what yellowjackets eat, where they live and when yellow jackets attack.
Know how to protect your family this summer from bugs and whatever disease or other problems they have: https://www.homepest.com/blog/10-most-common-insects-youll-see-this-summer
homepest.com Wondering which bugs to watch out for this summer? Check out Home Pest Control’s guide to the top 10 most common bugs you’ll see come summertime.
More on legumes ... here are the nutritional values of several you may already eat: https://www.myfooddata.com/articles/beans-legumes-highest-protein.php
myfooddata.com The current daily value (%DV) for protein is 50 grams per day and is a target meant for most people. Most beans provide between 29-36% of the DV for protein per cup cooked. Boiled soybeans (or edamame) provide a whopping 63% DV.
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Where the 6.5 Creedmoor all began. Creedmoor manufactures competitive shooting equipment in the USA. We also carry top reloading brands like Berger, Lapua, ADG, Peterson, Redding, Forster, Wilson, Dillon.
Come out and join the fun at Pine Hill Country Club!
BtC is only for the strong willed, strong minded, and determined. and of course you gotta believe in your skills of mutual combat. if you're a fan, and show up to events, that's fine, we greatly appreciate all the support.
Les Eccentric Dance House is more than a studio, it's a home. A home to those who want to dance, move and most importantly be themselves. Take a Class, Come to a show or Join our Team. But always be Eccentric.
Putting on fun trail races for all levels in the Anniston and Oxford area.
The Oaks on Cherokee offers a golf driving range, lounge, dart boards & snack bar. Available for private events as well. Driving Range hours: Tues-Sun - 12pm- Sunset Lounge & Snack Bar: Tues & Wed - 5 pm - 11 pm Fri & Sun - 5 pm - 11 pm
If you're motivated to get healthier and stronger, you've come to the right place. As an ISSA-certified fitness professional, my programs aim to teach fitness and nutrition to those who are ready NOW.
The Anniston Outdoor Association is an open group of local enthusiast dedicated to promoting outdoor recreation, ecology awareness and just enjoying nature
We are a small, family oriented Taekwondo club with a focus on self defense. All ages above 6 years old are welcome to stop in and try a free class!
The CMP rifle camp program is dedicated to the advancement of marksmanship training and safety for youth. Providing resources for champions on and off the range. www.thecmp.org