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October 12, 2020

Numb Fingers and Toes? It’s Not Frostbite, But Raynaud’s Can Still Be a Pain to Deal With

A person's hand showing signs of Raynaud's

I was cross country skiing up a long hill the first time I noticed my fingertips turn ghostly white and numb. It wasn’t bitterly cold out and I was wearing warm gloves. Was it a serious condition like frostbite? I later learned that I had Raynaud’s (pronounced ray-NOZ or ray-NAZ) syndrome, a condition in which […]

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December 6, 2018

For a Disease Often Triggered by Stress, Two Adventurers Find Solace in the Outdoors

Jared Muscat surfing

In August 2006, Jared Muscat, then 17, and his mom drove from San Francisco to the University of California San Diego, where Muscat was starting his freshman year of college. The day they left San Francisco, the duo woke up and hit the road early. Muscat drove. En route to San Diego, they stopped in […]

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July 18, 2016
BOL

How to Find Your Dream Bug Out Location (BOL) for Your Hobbies

You Will Fall in Love with your Home, if You Consider Your passions Your hobbies, passions, and enjoyment in a location will add to your love […]