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Category: Work & Life

Keep It Clean: Toothbrushes

While toothbrushes are supposed to clean your teeth, they also need some cleaning themselves. In fact, your toothbrush could be covered in millions of bacteria—some are harmless but some are not like the flu, E. coli and fecal matter…. Read More

Reduce Waste at Home

From banana peels to cardboard boxes to cans of soda, these items are hauled to their final resting places at the landfills—to be incinerated or to decompose over months or years. In 2014, Florida’s municipal solid waste (MSW)… Read More

Deciding to Return to School

For many women, continuing their education is a major step, whether they pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree, full-time or part-time. Women can benefit from obtaining a degree in many ways (including the opportunity to earn a higher income), but there… Read More

Community Gardens and Food Safety

Community gardens are spaces where people share the duties and rewards of gardening. These collaborative efforts can be found throughout the country, including Florida. Shared gardens provide gardening opportunities and add beauty to communities. They are also a… Read More

Hurricane Preparedness & Recovery for Families

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With hurricane season underway, now is the prefect time to become prepared and create a plan in the event of a hurricane. While many families grasp the monstrous effects a hurricane causes, they may be ill-prepared. Review the… Read More