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Opinions

DeSantis’ medical lapdog giving bad advice to parents in Florida

Writing in an Opinion piece, Miles Zaremski of the Village of Dunedin contends that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ "medical lapdog" is giving bad advice to parents in Florida.

A job interview with Donald J. Trump

Writing in an Opinion piece, Villager Marsha Shearer offers a fictional take on a job interview with Donald J. Trump.

‘Black Eagle’ Joe Madison worked for racial tolerance

Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on the life of radio personality Joe Madison who died recently after a battle with prostate cancer.

Mourning the loss of a true hero

Villager Nancy Jordan Blackmore shares in the sorrow over the hero K-9 killed in the line of duty.

Houses of worship must open doors to those with dementia

Certified dementia practitioner Carol Ann Wolf contends houses of worship must accommodate dementia patients.

Resistance training offers many health benefits

Resistance training offers many health benefits. Dr. Gabe Mirkin has details.

How can you tell difference between flu and COVID-19?

How can you tell difference between flu and COVID-19?

Fruit juice raises blood sugar as much as Coca-Cola

Dr. Gabe Mirkin warns that fruit juice can raise your blood sugar as much as Coca-Cola. He explains why.

More than 6,200 people died after using fentanyl in 2022

Attorney General Ashley Moody reports that more than 6,200 people died after using fentanyl in 2022.

Make sure you are protecting yourself when booking dream vacation

A travel professional offers some advice about protecting yourself when booking a dream vacation.

Only Republicans can vote in March 19 Florida primary

Char Griffin of the local League Women of Voters points out that only Republicans can vote in the March 19 presidential primary. Are you ready?

Golf carts should be required to have insurance

A Village of Charlotte resident, writing in an Opinion piece, writes about the aftermath of her recent collision with a golf cart driver, who was ticketed.

Toby Keith and stomach cancer

Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on the life of country music star Toby Keith and the stomach cancer which he battled.

Contractor in The Villages offers his take on ‘weaponization’ of anonymous complaints

A contractor in The Villages offers his take on the "weaponization" of anonymous complaints.

Late meals associated with increased risk for heart attacks and strokes

Dr. Gabe Mirkin warns that late meals have been associated with increased risk for heart attacks and strokes.

Let’s be honest about non-residents using our amenities

A resident of The Villages who previously worked for the Recreation Department, says it's time to be honest about outsiders using amenities.

Trump and the Supreme Court

Villager Miles Zaremski offers his analysis of former President Trump and the U.S. Supreme Court.

All cancer patients should follow heart-attack-preventing lifestyles

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that all cancer patients should follow a heart-attack-preventing lifestyle. He explains why.

International Bottled Water Association objects to Dr. Mirkin’s warning about plastic

The International Bottled Water Association is objecting to Dr. Gabe Mirkin’s warning about the dangers of plastic. Villages-News.com is giving the bottled water association "equal time."

Menthol cigarettes contribute to tobacco-related health disparities

Menthol cigarettes are contributing to tobacco-related health disparities in the United States.

Exercise can help prevent dementia

The American College of Sports Medicine has recently published a review that indicates that exercise can help prevent dementia

Will there be any justice for an innocent man?

Writing in an Opinion piece, a Village of Bonita resident has a pointed question for the prosecutor who saw saw a Villager put behind bars for 75 days - Will there be any justice for an innocent man?

Tips for protecting yourself from identity theft

Attorney General Ashley Moody offers Tips for protecting yourself from identity theft.

Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia may be the same disease

A recent study found that that fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome may actually be the same disease. Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers his take.