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How the Coronavirus is Impacting the Health Sector

The field of medicine has advanced a great deal in the last few centuries, thanks to innovations such as germ theory, sterilization of medical equipment, microscopes, and vaccines. Many lives are saved every year and a number of diseases have been largely removed from society, but the battle against disease nonetheless goes on. Other conditions will continue to exist too, such as genetic conditions or physical deformations. In the U.S., for example, one in every 700 babies is born with Down Syndrome, for 6,000 individual cases each year. Still, a combination of a robust healthcare system and safe practices by Americans...

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Oregon’s Allison Inn & Spa hosts wine auction

Allison Inn & Spa is hosting The Willamette Valley Wineries Association (WVWA) Willamette: The Pinot Noir Auction event on April 3 and April 4, 2020. This non-profit organization is dedicated to achieving recognition for Oregon’s acclaimed Willamette Valley as a premier Pinot noir–producing region. Located in the heart of Oregon Wine Country, Allison Inn & Spa is nestled amidst the verdant Willamette Valley, home to over 500 wineries. Many are recognized as the leading producers of Pinot Noir in the world. Nearly 250 members represent wineries and tasting rooms along the bucolic and verdant 150 mile stretch from Portland to Eugene....

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Photo Essay: Discover Auberge Du Soleil Spa, Experience True Zen, Inside And Out

All photography ©Dale Sanders 2019, article written by Christine Sallas Located in the heart of California wine country, Auberge du Soleil features some of Napa Valley’s most luxurious, decadent accommodations, spectacular view of the valley, and has recently been named as a recipient of Forbes Travel Guide’s prestigious Five Star Award for the seventh year in a row. In addition to its incredible resort offering, Auberge du Soleil is home to the exclusive Auberge du Soleil Spa. This incredible and indulgent spa is the perfect setting for that long-awaited romantic getaway. A long-time member of Relais & Château, an...

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How to Use Manuka Honey to Reap its Benefits

As years pass by, we come across different products that gain popularity because of their health benefits. And one of these products is the Manuka honey. You have probably seen it in your favorite celebrity’s Instagram feed or wellness blogs, but what is really so unique with this distinctive-sounding honey? What is Manuka Honey? The name itself comes from the fact that it is produced by the bees that pollinate the Manuka flower. And if you want to find the best Manuka honey brand, you’ll notice that this honey is pricier compared to your typical store-bought brands. This is...

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How to Plan a Luxury Date For Any Occasion

Whether your special time with your special someone is going to be an anniversary date or a Valentine’s celebration with your significant other, there’s no doubt that the sweetheart in your life deserves the VIP treatment. Here are a few tips on how you can plan a luxury date for your significant other. Always Have a Reservation One of the most important things about planning a memorable date is to make sure that you should always book your table, ticket, or bottle service in advance. Preferably, you should do it a few weeks in advance because the finer establishments...

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6 Helpful Tips for Handling a Rough Divorce

Divorce can be extremely difficult for everyone involved, even in low-intensity divorces where you and your spouse hired mediators rather than lawyers. Some divorces are more high-stakes than others, but no matter what, this will be emotionally taxing on you and your partner, and afterwards, you will need to know how to handle yourself properly. Your finances, your living situation, your health, and of course, your happiness will all be impacted in some way. But this is no reason to give up or “let yourself go.” Here are some tips to properly handle the days, weeks, months, and even...

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Designer Reveals What Makes Sandals Resorts So Romantic

In 1995, Sarah Hartman was hired to join one other interior designer working on the Sandals Resorts portfolio of eight Caribbean properties. Today Hartman serves as the Director of Interior Design for Sandals Resorts International’s billion-dollar operation that includes 23 hotels located on 7 Caribbean islands. Hartman has the enviable task of bringing out the best in resorts perched on some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The question is, “Will Hartman share the secret ingredients as to what makes Sandals synonymous with the word romance?” When she’s not conjuring new design ideas from her Miami-based office,...

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The Wicked Rabbit: Go Down The Rabbit Hole At This Omaha Speakeasy

When most people think of a speakeasy, the images that come to mind are often dark alleyways, a secret entrance, and some 1920s style vintage cocktails! And even for modern-day speakeasies, that’s not too far off the mark. Speakeasies can still be found all over the United States; they remain popular going-out destinations for tourists and locals alike. Even in the sleepy, friendly mid-western states, there are speakeasies galore for you to visit! My favorite new bar is a hidden speakeasy in Omaha, Nebraska called ‘The Wicked Rabbit.’ The vibe is amazing, the drinks are delicious, and the whole...

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How to Turn Your Bedroom Into a Sleep Haven

Are you having trouble catching the recommended eight hours of sleep per night? A restless night can turn anyone into a Grinch, and believe us, no one wants to deal with that. To ensure you’re your best self, you need to get enough shut-eye, which starts in your bedroom. If you’re looking for a better sleeping experience, we’re here to help. Below, we go over how to turn your bedroom into a sleep haven, so you can enjoy a peaceful slumber every night. Swap out your old mattress As they say, you’re either in your bed or in your...

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QUI Platinum Extra Añejo Tequila

Most people think sake or beer pairs well with Japanese cuisine, sushi and sashimi, however at NOBU Restaurants, they believe QUI Tequila is an ideal pairing. When the NOBU team met entrepreneurs and QUI co-founders Medhat Ibrahim (Owner and co-founder of Casa la Femme), Mike Keriakos (Co-founder of Everyday Health, Inc.) and Pete Girgis (President of QUI) their premium tequila soon became the core spirit served at all NOBU Restaurants worldwide. While sipping QUI poured into a low ball glass with an extra large ice cube, I met Girgis and Ibrahim during a sit-down dinner at NOBU Malibu. One...

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The Future of Luxury Home Decorations

Seasons come and go, and the same holds true for fashion trends and interior design. From the retro-modern style of the 60s with shag carpets and wall-papered walls to the inflatable chairs, neon signs, and faux flowers of the 90s, the way we style our homes has drastically changed. Today’s homes have statement backsplashes, hardwood floors with patterned rugs, and bold walls with intricate art. But with fads constantly fleeting, where will we be in 5, or even 10 years? Below, we’re going to cover the future of luxury home decorations with pieces that will outlive their counterparts well...

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Last Tango in Paris: Napoléon’s Tomb

“Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.”~ Napoléon Bonaparte “That was the greatest and finest moment of my life!” a smallish man in a white raincoat proclaimed loudly as he exited the domed church at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris. Moments before, this man stood trembling with excitement and removed his cap out of respect as he gazed for a long time at an ornate marble tomb. It was June 23rd, 1940; just three days after the French capital had become German-occupied territory. The following day during his official sightseeing city tour,...

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