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Disneyland Measles Outbreak Declared Over

Huffington Post- LOS ANGELES (AP) — California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and triggered a national debate about vaccinations. Disease detectives for months raced to contain the highly contagious disease, which surfaced at Disney theme parks in December and spread to a half-dozen U.S. […]

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5 National Parks You Need To Put On Your Bucket List

Daily Press- The national park system is made up of a whopping 407 areas of interest, according to, so you probably will have a hard time visiting every single one unless you want to quit your job. So in honor of National Park Week (April 18-26), we’ve selected our favorites that everyone should see […]

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Mavericks Season Ticket Giveaway

Sue Rhoades and Karen Simmons won the 1st set of two High Desert Mavericks season tickets! The winners of the second set will be announced Monday April 20th. 

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9 Reasons Gardening Is The Ultimate Mind-Body Workout

MindBodyGreen- April is “National Garden Month” and there’s really nothing like the joy of gardening, connecting to nature, the pride of growing your own plants, flowers and food and of course, the amazing health benefits. The garden is a delightful place to achieve a great mind/body workout. According to the Centers for Disease Control, gardening […]

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Adverse Effects Of Dehydration (Infographic)

Medical Daily- Many of us believe drinking liquids like fruit juice, tea, or soda will keep the body hydrated as well as water. The truth is these beverages contain copious amounts of sugar and salt that are absorbed and then flushed out of our system with the help of… water. Drinking eight 8-ounce glasses of […]

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6 Strategies To Eat Your Way Out Of Spring Allergies

MindBodyGreen- If you suffer from spring allergies the promise of blooming flowers and warmer temperatures may translate into watery eyes, trouble breathing, and a pesky runny nose. Many allergy sufferers forget that you can eat to beat spring allergies- you just have to start early and not let the season surprise you! Here is my […]

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Lou Pizarro to throw first pitch at Heritage Field

High Desert Mavericks- An announcement on the HD Mavs’ Facebook page might give some people a little more excitement about tomorrow’s home game: “Lou Pizarro, known from the hit series, “Operation Repo”, will be attending MAVS OPENING DAY and is throwing out the first pitch and will be signing autographs during the game” Opening Day Game […]

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‘Clean Sweep Weekend’ Planned

Daily Press- Victorville residents can get their spring cleaning done by participating in a Clean Sweep Weekend free of charge. Residents are invited to visit the city of Victorville Recycling Drop-off Center between 8 a.m. and noon Saturday to dispose of old TVs, appliances, computers, e-waste, scrap metal, cardboard and packing paper. Saturday is also […]

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3 Herbal Teas To Get You Through Your Day

Mind Body Green- A great way of enhancing your well-being is to get into the habit of drinking herbal teas daily. The following recipes are for dried herb mixtures that can be made into teas. All dried herb mixtures should be stored in airtight jars away from the light — they’ll keep at their best […]

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Road Running Sun

War on obesity is at your doorstep Like it or not, we are at war. Everyday, our country is battling heart disease, diabetes, depression and even suicide. Things are getting pretty serious so it’s time we do something about it. I know for most people the hardest place is knowing where to start. That’s why I want to cover everything from […]

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When Seasonal Allergies Get Serious

  Spring is finally here, and many regions in the U.S. are beginning to thaw after a treacherous winter. Many of us are eager to get outside to welcome back warmer weather. But if you’re one of 50 million Americans with seasonal allergies, you might be dreading spring as much as others look forward to […]

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