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Featured Articles from the West Sound. These are the highlighted articles from WestSound Magazine.

Hearing

When ‘Ringing in the New Year’ is Not a Good Thing

Most people love the holiday season for its festivities, being with family and sharing gifts. There is, however, a time when “ringing in the New Year” — specifically ear ringing, also known as tinnitus — can put a damper on all the fun … read more

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Heart Health Tips for the Holidays

Food, drinks, gifts and time with family make the holidays a merry occasion for people across the country. However, all that celebrating can sometimes become a distraction from maintaining heart health. In fact, the joys of the season can become marred for many, … read more

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wellness

Approaching the Holiday Season with a Whole-Person Health Mentality

The holiday season can evoke a range of strong emotions. While stereotypically associated with feelings of joy and excitement, the holidays can also be ridden with physical and mental demands — from cooking meals and hosting family, to entertaining and traveling — which … read more

Gingerbread House
Our Daily Bread

A Gingerbread House You Can Actually Eat

Everyone knows the story of Hansel and Gretel, the German fairytale by the Brothers Grimm. Abandoned in the forest, the children came upon a house made of gingerbread and other sweet delights, but owned by a wicked cannibalistic witch. The witch intended to … read more

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apple wreath salad

Recipe for Apple Wreath Salad

Change things up this year at your holiday table with this Apple Wreath Salad. Find more recipes featuring Envy apples at EnvyApple.com. Apple Wreath Salad Recipe courtesy of “The Produce Moms” (@theproducemoms) Ingredients: Balsamic Dressing: 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/2 … read more

Holiday Decorating
Cover Feature — Teri's Tips

Holiday Decorating

In this article, I offer you my inspiration to decorate for Christmas as you allow your garden to rest. A few ideas: Mossy bare branches Fragrant tree bows in fir, cedar, pine and fabulous twigs Holly red berry branches and viburnum evergreen branches … read more

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stroke prevention

What Women Need to Know About Stroke Risks

It may not be widely known that women face unique risk factors for stroke throughout their lifetime. Things like pregnancy, preeclampsia and chronic stress can increase the risk for high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke. Cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the … read more

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moving

Green Moving Tips for Eco-Conscious People

Whether you are traveling across town or across the country, moving is a challenging process. You have the hassle of packing all your belongings and transferring them safely to your new location. At the same time, you must make new connections and adjust … read more

Holiday Gift Guide 2022
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2022 Holiday Gift Guide

We've done a little "scouting." These are a...

This season, the holidays seem to have me wrapped in the warmth and excitement of holiday magic and tradition. My only child left for her first year of college out of state this fall. Her arrival home for the holidays this year helps … read more

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