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    Daddy Yankee Aids Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    Daddy Yankee to raise $1.5 million for Habitat for Humanity’s hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico In response to the tragic devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico native, rapper, producer and “Despacito” singer Daddy Yankee has pledged a personal donation of $250,000 and to raise an additional $1.5 million toward Habitat for Humanity’s plans to help Puerto Ricans repair and [...]

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    Homelessness Escape Room

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    Former Homeless Man Helps Build Escape Room to Share Story, Inspire Action, Enhance Understanding A ground-breaking Escape Room is set to be unveiled in Metro Vancouver, allowing the public to encounter homelessness in a radical new way. The room, called Encounter, was partly conceived, designed, constructed, and engineered by formerly homeless Canadians who want the public to understand [...]

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    Breast Cancer Awareness

    Sunday, October 1, 2017

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know and How You Can Help Thanks to earlier detection –through screening and increased awareness— and better treatments, a woman’s risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980s and 2014, translating into 297,300 fewer breast cancer deaths during that time. However, [...]

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Jan
11

FASHION & BEAUTY: WINTER SKIN CARE

Essential Tips For Healthy Winter Skin TIP #1 – MOISTURIZE, MOISTURIZE AND MOISTURIZE AGAIN – This is an essential tip with which that most of us are all too familiar. Even if moisturizing becomes an after-thought, it’s likely that flaky patches along your hairline, dry hands and chapped lips will remind you to grab the [...]

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11

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: YONAS MICHAEL

Breaking onto the music scene in 2006 as the MTV Awarded Los Angeles hip-hop duo U-N-I, rapper/singer Yonas Michael has branched out on his own with the release of the Mixtape Before Blvck Swan Theory featuring unique interpretation remixes over tunes by the likes of Toro Y Moi, N.E.R.D., Brazilian Girls, Kavisnky, Alexander Ebert and [...]

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Jan
11

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Jump Start Your Fitness! Holiday season over-eating and imbibing can often lead to feelings of sluggishness and laziness during the first month of the New Year. But how many of you know that putting off working out is like putting off paying a bill: the more you put it off, the bigger the problem gets!  [...]

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11

DOWNTIME: ORLANDO, FL

Downtime: Orlando, FL By Francesca Merced I don’t know about you, but I always feel a little hung-over during the month of January – and it has nothing to do with an over-indulgence of alcohol. With the spectacle and festivities of the holiday season over, it’s pretty hard for me to look forward to going [...]