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Opinion

Beating the statistics with love, trust, honesty, respect
Lynne Cope Hummell
Beating the statistics with love, trust, honesty, respect

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the long-standing statistic that "half of marriages in the U.S. will end in divorce" is still true. You can check the numbers at www.cdc.gov.

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Letter to the Editor
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Business

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Business Briefs
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Flexibility, control are keys to successful estate plan
Flexibility, control are keys to successful estate plan

Modern estate plans should be flexible to allow the survivor or survivors the ability to do tax planning or not, as necessary.

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Misleading practices mar card processing industry
Misleading practices mar card processing industry

The FTC has recently taken action against ISOs (independent sales organizations) that misled merchants.

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Sports

Eliminating unforced errors equals consistent tennis
Eliminating unforced errors equals consistent tennis

We all get them, hate ourselves for having them, and likely lose more points because of them during the course of a match.

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Health & Wellness

Begin making the most of life by living in the present
Begin making the most of life by living in the present

Do you remember as a child waking up on a Saturday morning and the only thing on your agenda was playing all day?

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Finally, an advanced option to reading glasses
Finally, an advanced option to reading glasses

Need your glasses to read this article? Are restaurant menus a blur? Do you hold your arm out to read your mobile phone? Struggle to read the prices in the supermarket or your golf scorecard?

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Headaches: Do you have to just live with them?
Headaches: Do you have to just live with them?

The World Health Organization (WHO) has found that headaches are one of the most common disorders of the nervous system. According to statistics, more than 45 million Americans suffer from headaches each year.

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Increase your brain power, improve your life
Increase your brain power, improve your life

Our minds influence the key activity of the brain, which then influences everything; perception, cognition, thoughts and feelings, personal relationships - they're all a projection of you. - Deepak Chopra

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Using radio frequency energy for rejuvenation
E. Ronald Finger
Using radio frequency energy for rejuvenation

Both men and women are searching for easy and economical ways to look and feel more youthful.

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What you should know about injectable fillers
Oswald Lightsey Mikell
What you should know about injectable fillers

Injectable wrinkle fillers can give you a more youthful look for a fraction of what a traditional face lift costs.

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Home & Garden

All-weather technology great for outdoor enjoyment
All-weather technology great for outdoor enjoyment

Summer in the Lowcountry is winding down, and with cooler temperatures just around the corner, folks will be spending less time indoors avoiding oppressive heat and more time relaxing on their patios as well as in backyards.

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Common mistakes made in kitchen and bath renovations
Get a professional to guide you through the great number of choices involved in a successful kitchen or bath renovation. PHOTO COURTESY DISTINCTIVE GRANITE AND MARBLE
Common mistakes made in kitchen and bath renovations

Remodeling your kitchen and baths can give you some of the best returns on your investment.

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Arts & Entertainment

Envisioning works of art from salvaged wood
Roberto Rodriguez works on a tree stump that will become art. PHOTO BY EDITH WOOD
Envisioning works of art from salvaged wood

Woodworking artist Roberto Rodriguez, born in Uruguay and raised in Argentina, moved to the U.S. 19 years ago.

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The realities of preparing for a dance competition
The realities of preparing for a dance competition

You might be aware of the 18-year-old male dancer from our local Fred Astaire Dance Studio who recently competed for the first time as an adult in the Savannah Classic Ballroom Challenge.

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Real Estate

Keep an eye on contingencies when buying, selling
Carl Schroeder
Keep an eye on contingencies when buying, selling

Most, if not all, real estate contracts have contingencies that will allow the buyer (or sometimes the seller) to terminate the agreement if investigation reveals that the property is not worth the price or if the property has defects that the buyer wants the seller to repair.

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Dining

Cinco Mexican Grill serves authentic cuisine in abundance
The sizzling showstopper Pineapple Fajita at Cinco Mexican Grill tastes as good as it looks. PHOTO BY PAM GALLAGHER
Cinco Mexican Grill serves authentic cuisine in abundance

This month marks the one-year anniversary of Cinco Mexican Grill at Buckwalter Place in Bluffton

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Family

Costs of continuing care retirement communities
Costs of continuing care retirement communities

If you're considering independent living in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) on Hilton Head Island, it's important you know all the financial aspects of that commitment.

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Managing the emotional fallout of caregiving
Rachel Carson
Managing the emotional fallout of caregiving

Repressing the emotions of caregiving has its consequences. Caregivers who repress their feelings say other areas of their lives have suffered, including personal time, time with family and friends, hobbies, marriage, relationships and career.

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