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Sunjoy Industries Recalls Outdoor Wood Burning Fireplaces Due to Fire Hazard

Sunjoy is recalling bout 20,000 freestanding steel outdoor wood burning fireplaces in the United States and 400 in Canada. The decorative bronze powder coat finish on the fireplace chimney can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Sunjoy has received 14 reports of the chimney’s decorative powder coat finish catching fire, resulting in one report of melted siding. No injuries have been reported.

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Estrogen Replacement for Women

Estrogen replacement, also called hormone replacement therapy, replaces the hormones that naturally decrease with menopause. While menopause is often associated with older women, the removal of the ovaries at any point also causes menopause. Estrogen replacement showed promising benefits for women, but starting in 2002, concerns about the safety of the therapy began. Hormone replacement comes with potentially serious risks that all women should understand before starting.

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How to Clean a Brick Fireplace

A clean fireplace not only looks better, it works better and is safer to use. Ash buildup inside the chimney is a potential fire hazard. The exterior of your fireplace also suffers from ash buildup. Ash clings to the brick, making it look dingy and dull. The longer you wait between cleanings, the more ash coats the brick and the harder it is to remove. Clean your fireplace regularly to ensure it operates safely and to keep the brick looking vibrant. Take your fireplace from drab to fab in just a few steps.

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Weight Loss: Meal Replacement Shakes

Meal replacement shakes are a popular weight-loss strategy. If you have a busy lifestyle, using meal replacements can eliminate trying to purchase, cook and eat healthy and well-balanced diet meals. Typically, a meal replacement shake includes a balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat along with a good quantity of vitamins and minerals. Calories are kept low to fit within a reduced calorie eating plan.