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Fatty liver disease can often be cured with lifestyle changes

More than 80 million North Americans suffer from Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and many do not know that they have it. Lifestyle changes can make a big difference.

Canadian study shows cancer patients at increased risk for heart attacks

A study of 4,519,243 Canadian adults followed for 12 years found 224,016 cases of new cancers, and the people with newly diagnosed cancers were at increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, heart failure, lung clots, or death from heart disease.

Villagers should make sure PWAC is representing their interests when it comes to windmill

A Village of Belvedere resident, writing in an Opinion piece, contends Villagers should make sure the Project Wide Advisory Committee is representing their interests when it comes to the windmill and water tower at Brownwood.

A husband should always carefully check his good intentions

Columnist Barry Evans warns that a husband should always carefully check his good intentions.

The POA sounds a call to action

Tita Dumagsa, a director of the board of the Property Owners Association, writes the the organization is sounding the call to residents in anticipation of an important event next week.

Russia is a strategic threat to the United States

Congressman Daniel Webster explains his vote on a bill providing additional assistance to Ukraine

Grumpy old men will always get a smile from me

Columnist Lisa DeMarco says that no matter what grumpy old men she encounters, she will always greet them with a smile.

Mickey Gilley and the world’s biggest honky-tonk

Country music legend Mickey Gilley was catapulted to mainstream fame thanks to the 1980 movie, “Urban Cowboy.” He has died at age 86 from complications of bone cancer.

Most people should get second booster dose for COVID-19

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that most people should get the second booster dose for COVID-19. He analyzes the latest data.

Seniors vs. Crime protects older residents in Florida

Attorney General Ashley Moody salutes the organizations protecting Florida's older residents, like Seniors vc. Crime.

Good old surveys

Columnist Barry Evans makes the observations that companies today immediately want to know what you think.

Joe DiMaggio’s famous last words

Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on the life of baseball legend Joe Dimaggio and his famous last words.

I am fiercely pro-life

Congressman Daniel Webster, in his weekly message from Washington D.C., reminds constituents that he is “fiercely pro-life.”

I love spreading the laughter and enjoying life

Columnist Lisa DeMarco loves spreading the laughter while she enjoys life.

Daily aspirin beneficial primarily for people at high risk for a heart attack

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that a daily aspirin regimin is beneficial primarily for people at high risk for a heart attack.

Motorists reminded to share the road with motorcycles and bicycles

Motorcyclists and bicyclists are vulnerable road users that can be hard to see. By law, drivers must give bicyclists a minimum of three feet of clearance when driving alongside or passing them.

A message from Naomi Judd’s death

The death of country music pioneer Naomi Juddd shocked and saddened millions. Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on her health struggles.

Remembering an old time waltz

Columnist Barry Evans remembers an old song and a special dance.

Amenity Authority Committee should not take Katie Belle’s for any reason

A Village of Hacienda North resident, writing in an Opinion piece, contends the Amenity Authority Committee should not even consider taking over Katie Belle's, as has been suggested by another official.

Veteran from The Villages wins retroactive payment of more than $80,000

A veteran from The Villages recently won a retroactive payment of more than $80,000 from the government. Congressman Daniel Webster explains in his weekly message from Washington D.C.

Remember always to enjoy the little moments

Columnist Lisa DeMarco reflects on life and urges readers to remember always to enjoy the little moments.

Artificial sweeteners can change your gut bacteria

Dr. Gabe Mirkin warns that artificial sweeteners may not be good for your health.

Apartments at Spanish Springs Town Square

Former Villager Hugo Buchanan, writing in an Opinion piece, offers his suspicions about the future of Spanish Springs Town Square.

DeSantis’ foolhardy legislation and upcoming fundraiser

Villager Miles Zaremski, writing in an Opinion piece, offers his take on Gov. DeSantis' battle with Disney.