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Times of the Islands Magazine

29th Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship

The 2015 event begins November 20 at the Wyndham Garden Hotel. It promises 10 days of intense competition, with mind-boggling sculptures created by master sand sculptors and also advanced amateur sculptors.

Eating in the Raw - The possible health benefits of uncooked vegetables, fruits and grains

Raw-foods diet followers have no intention of turning up the heat any time soon. Chef and nutritionist Cristina Cohl dishes on her reasons why.

Lung Screenings Reduce Mortality - New insurance ruling covers test for lung cancer

Early studies have proven that patients who receive this scan once a year have a 20 percent increase in their survival rate compared with those who undergo traditional screening methods.

Respecting the Sun - Everything you need to know to protect your skin this summer

Have fun in the sun by protecting yourself from sun exposure and skin cancer with these tips from Dr. Cambio.

The Power Behind the Spa - An esthetician’s transitional journey to the entrepreneurs’ world

The soft lighting, relaxing music, fresh flowers and calming natural colors create a getaway atmosphere. The temptation to get pampered can be inevitable, and Georgie Pailes gives in every now and then and treats herself.

Run for Your Life - Is running a craze or a lifestyle? You decide

Running helps your heart and lungs get stronger. It reduces your risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, and even cancer. And, yes, running can even make you happier.

Mind Your Beeswax - Honey’s amazing healthful properties

About the only honey claim scientists have debunked is its ability to help allergies. Honey is a functional food that helps build the body in a natural way.

The Passionate Potential of Seeing Eye-to-Eye - A kinship with dolphins

History is full of stories revealing the special relationship between our two species, and countless examples of cooperation occur daily. If a creature can recognize itself, it can recognize another self.

Building Better Health Care - The Shipley Center promises healthy horizons for heart and lung patients

The HealthPark cardiothoracic team is well known for their minimally invasive techniques. They are establishing an innovation hub focused on patient care optimization, research and learning opportunities for surgical teams.

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