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Summer heat and increased activity can make varicose vein symptoms worse

We are already nearing the midpoint of summer when heat and increased activity can exacerbate symptoms of varicose veins, including achiness, swelling and fatigue. In fact, county fairs—like the Great Geauga County Fair coming August 31—can be a perfect storm for symptoms. “County fairs are a good reminder of the importance of...

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The Humane Society of Summit County’s 22nd annual Pawsibility Ball is Saturday, August 27

The Humane Society of Summit County (HSSC) will hold its signature gala event, the Pawsibility Ball, on Saturday, August 27, 2022, at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn. This event celebrates animal rescue and raises funds for over 2,000 animals saved, rehabilitated, and adopted through the Humane Society of Summit County each year. This year’s event is...

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Copeland Oaks offers an active and maintenance-free lifestyle for those 55 and over

During the summer, many of us travel to visit our aging parents only to discover they are not managing household complexities as well as they once did. Or we ourselves may be exhausted from yet another year of lawn mowing, hedge trimming, mulching, gutter cleaning, etc. And summer will soon transition into fall, signaling the end of yet...

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Lake Metroparks offers pup-friendly, outdoor fun for you and your best furry friend to discover

After doing a little Google research, Mimi discovered that the “dog days of summer” are a real thing. Who knew? According to the Farmers’ Almanac, they occur between July 3 and August 11 each year, signifying the “most oppressive period of summer” in terms of heat. But the name doesn’t have anything to do with the heat. During...

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The City of Green’s Great 8 Race Series—Raintree 4th of July 5K

One of the best ways to stay in shape this summer is to walk or run regularly, and one of the best ways to stay motivated is to sign up for area races. You don’t have to be an elite runner. Most races include 5Ks and 1-mile fun walks, either of which you and your family may run or walk. One Northeast Ohio community—the City of...

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