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Blog Roundup: Going Red for Women, Fighting for Veterans and More

A look at what Patch bloggers had to say this week.

Our bloggers cover everything from politics to health and personal reflections. Do you want to become a Patch blogger? Click here to learn more. Read on for some highlights among recent blog posts:

Fighting for Veterans and their Families with my State of the Union Guest

At President Obama's State of the Union address, Congressman Tim Bishop invited Dina McKenna to raise awareness "of the ongoing health crisis among veterans who were exposed to burn pits and build on the bipartisan consensus in Congress that we must do more to ensure affected veterans are receiving the care they need."

Go Red for Women

What do tomatoes, red bell peppers, beets, apples, and red wine have in common? Health blogger Lee Cirillo breaks down their health benefits for women.

Artisanal Distiller Profile: The Corsair Distillery

Blogger Rich Mora introduces readers to a craft distillery with a unique origin.

Remove All Items from Belt

One blogger said she and colleagues conducted tests of self-checkout lines at local food stores and convenience stores, finding them to be less convenient and more time-consuming than traditional checkout lines.

Tip of the Week: Mold Removal

The Long Island Builders Institute blogs a series of household tips to help mitigate the effects that Hurricane Sandy and other stresses have taken on your homes.

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