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Yellow Cab Experience Give Away

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Win 2 tickets to see P!nk live in concert on Wednesday, April 25th at 7:30 PM at the BB&T Center Plus a FREE ride to/from the concert! Must be 18+ to enter and must live in Broward County (or be picked up from Broward on day of event). Winner will be announced on Saturday April 21st! Note: Winner confirmation must be made within 24 hours or another winner will be chosen Winner must give us 24 hour notice if they cancel pick up, or will be responsible for the ticket value ENTER NOW!

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Using Essential Oils May Help Calm Cold and Flu Symptoms

Using Essential Oils May Help Calm Cold and Flu Symptoms

By Shelly Allen, CEOC, AADP Every year millions of people suffer from symptoms of a cold and flu. Did you know essential oils may help relieve some of those symptoms? According to estimates, adults and children in the U.S. get 1 billion colds each year. There are over 200 viruses that can cause a cold. Cold viruses take up residence in the lining of the nose and grow, eventually attempting to infect the body. If the body is weak or unable to resist the germs, it will get sick. Despite what some people think, there’s no evidence that cold weather, large tonsils or other such wives’ tales can make you “catch” a cold.(1) Evidence does suggest that stress and allergies can increase your chances of getting a cold. Colds generally last from about two days to two weeks. Some common symptoms of a cold include runny or stuffy nose, low-grade fever, sore throat, cough and body aches. The flu is a common viral infection that attacks the lungs, nose and throat. It is similar to the common cold, but, generally, flu symptoms are more severe. It is incredibly common, with more than 10 percent of the U.S. population affected each …

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Yellow Cab of Broward; A Company You Can Trust

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“We are not your grandparents ride anymore” SSince its inception, Yellow Cab of Broward has always been an innovator in the taxi cab industry. We began by having the first wheelchair accessible vehicle in 1967, and continued by having the first computer aided dispatch in 1986. We were the first to use GPS technology to send the closest car to pick up passengers in 2002. Additionally, Yellow Cab was the first in the state to install cameras in our vehicles, and in August 2017 launched the “No More Meters/Guaranteed pricing initiative. “We have always been on the cutting edge of the taxi industry,” said John Camillo, Yellow Cab of Broward’s president and CEO. And now we’re the first to use smart tablet technology to provide passengers with their fare in advance.” Yellow Cab’s goal is to accommodate and serve our customers by offering a guaranteed rate, because we knew it would resonate with the public. We wanted to eliminate the level of unknown and anxiety, by providing guaranteed pricing. Fares are calculated based on google maps using the most direct route to one’s destination and are consistent as they are mandated by the Department of Weights and Measures. There is …

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Top Gay Events in Florida in 2018

Best Gay Events in Florida in 2018

Gay Events are always big in Florida! Take a look at this list and let us know in the comments if you plan on attending any of them. (Updated) Pride South Florida, Fort Lauderdale (February 11) Held for nearly four decades running, this is a well-run and well-attended (some regard it as the largest pride event in the state) event held on Fort Lauderdale Beach South adjacent to B Ocean Resort. Local and national bands entertain those at the outdoor market featuring hundreds of vendors, an array of food and cocktail booths and a large dance floor. The famous Aids Memorial Quilt typically makes an appearance at Pride South Florida – a must-see for those who have not viewed this powerful reminder of the AIDS pandemic up close. Visit their website for more info: www.pridefortlauderdale.org Winter Party Festival, Miami Beach (February 28-March 6) The prettiest people seem to turn up for this glamorous six-day party, which takes place during the cooler months in Florida but gets fairly steamy at night. Some of the world’s top DJs are known to perform here under towering tents and streaming lights, and surrounding clubs piggyback the event with special promotions. While it’s a heavily …

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Do You Really Need the New Year to Make Resolutions?

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IIt’s that time of the year again when most people start making resolutions for the New Year. For many it’s an excuse to put off the inevitable for a few more days or weeks, as they revel in the year-end bubble. Lose weight. Organize closets. Clean out the attic. Stick to a budget. Sounds familiar? Now think about this for a second. If you really, really want to do any of this, why wait for a particular day on the calendar to go for it? Many years ago, in my more adventurous youth, I was part of a rally of cars driving through the foothills of the Himalayas. Some of the trails that we drove through were precarious and dangerous. We had to stop many times to rest and assess our path. On one rest stop at a campsite high up in the mountains, I woke up to a misty morning and made myself a cup of coffee on our camping stove. As the sun began to rise, I carried my coffee to the edge of the road to take in the vista below covered in swirling mist. And that’s when I noticed a lone monk perched on the edge …

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Coming Out As A Republican To My Democrat Family Went Worse Than Coming Out Gay

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I reached my threshold where no amount of hypothetical Republican bigotry or greed could approach the magnitude of hypocrisy, corruption, or criminality I saw rotting Democrats. II am not a sex offender. But a number of my friends no longer have time to see me. Lifelong acquaintances now regard me with fear and distrust. I have been unfriended en masse on social media and excoriated by friends who deign to remain. And I have been singly excluded from social gatherings when the rest of my family was invited. No, I am not a sex offender. I am something even worse than that. I am a Donald Trump supporter. I was raised in a liberal Jewish family in Washington DC, where my dad served as a Democratic congressman for Los Angeles. Accordingly, I was indoctrinated with all of the correct values and views. When I was seven, my dad took me on a celebrity-packed camping trip to Death Valley as part of a campaign to protect California’s deserts. Israel took center stage in family discussions. I attended a Quaker elementary school, where I learned the black national anthem before I knew the “Star Spangled Banner.” In high school art class, I …

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How To Make Irish Coffee

How to Make Irish Coffee

It’s that time of year where the nights are cool and the days are pleasant. On those nights you want something to warm your bones, there’s nothing better than an Irish Coffee. But what is it and how do you make it? Irish coffee (Irish: caife Gaelach) is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and sugar (some recipes specify that brown sugar should be used), stirred, and topped with thick cream. The coffee is drunk through the cream. The original recipe explicitly uses cream that has not been whipped, although drinks made with whipped cream are often sold as “Irish coffee”. Black coffee is poured into the mug. Whiskey and at least one level teaspoon of sugar is stirred in until fully dissolved. The sugar is essential for floating liquid cream on top. Thick cream is carefully poured over the back of a spoon initially held just above the surface of the coffee and gradually raised a little. The layer of cream will float on the coffee without mixing. The coffee is drunk through the layer of cream. What You Need Makes 1 cup Ingredients 6 ounces hot, freshly brewed coffee 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoon packed …

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Research Suggests Frankincense Essential Oil May Be a Useful Tool in Fighting Breast Cancer

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By Shelly Allen, CEOC, AADP accredited In continuing our Essential Oils for Breast Health series, this week we will focus on Frankincense essential oil. Frankincense is probably one of the most widely recognized essential oils along with it’s BFF, Myrrh. Anyone who has any affiliation with the bible will immediately reflect on frankincense and myrrh as gifts the three wise men brought to baby Jesus. So what would make frankincense and myrrh such great gifts for mother and baby after child birth? To answer that we must look at the oil’s chemical components. There are three types of frankincense; Boswellia Carterii, Boswellia Sacra, and Boswellia Frereana. All three types have high levels of alpha-pinene, a monoterpene shown in clinical studies to have powerful anti-inflammatory effects, anti-bacterial, anti-cancer properties, and appears to function as a broad spectrum antibiotic. Some studies have even shown oils high in alpha-pinene may produce anti-anxiety and sedative effects. Seems the three wise men really were wise to give the gift of frankincense. It may have helped mother Mary with inflammation following birth, ward off illness causing bacteria and perhaps even ward off postpartum depression. Now, I’m just guessing here because no one really knows why frankincense …

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Essential Oils for Breast Health

By Shelly Allen, CEOC, AADP October is breast cancer awareness month, which is kind of interesting because I don’t think anyone reading this article isn’t aware of breast cancer. We all know someone who has gotten the call from the doctor’s office after a breast cancer test, “The doctor would like to see you…” From what I can ascertain, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the month to remind women to keep their breasts healthy by getting their recommended screenings. My intention during this month is help you understand how you can use essential oils to help support breast health. So…What are Essential Oils? According to Wikipedia, essential oils are concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants, or the “blood” of the plant. Basically, all the effective compounds in the plants stems, roots, leaves or flowers are extracted in various ways, with steam distillation being the purest. These compounds are highly concentrated and their potential for supporting health has been studied widely. Top oils for fighting breast cancer cells: Chamomile, thyme, cinnamon In a 2010 study, researchers tested the healing properties of 10 of the most popular essential oils – mint, ginger, lemon, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, chamomile, thyme, rose …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

What You Need to Know 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, there’s much more to be done. Breast cancer is still the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Only lung cancer kills more women each year. And there remains a large racial gap in mortality, with African-American women having 42 percent higher death rates compared to whites. The chance that a woman will die from breast cancer is about 1 in 37 (about 2.7 percent). If you or someone you love is concerned about developing breast cancer, have been recently diagnosed, are going through treatment, or are trying to stay well after treatment, the American Cancer Society can help you find the answers you need. The Facts: The American Cancer Society’s estimates for breast cancer in the United States for 2017 are: About 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women. About 63,410 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed (CIS is non-invasive and is the …

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