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Gene alterations may stop spread of malaria

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Altering a mosquito's gut genes to make them spread antimalarial genes to the next generation of their species shows promise as an approach to curb malaria, suggests a preliminary study ...


Create a Masterpiece with Sidewalk Chalk

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With sidewalk chalk the size of your masterpiece is only limited by your imagination. Whether everyone works on the same piece or individual ones, it’s a fun way to spend a sunny afterno...


Understanding post COVID anxiety

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The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a new emotional condition. It lies somewhere between a slight hesitancy to leave the house, and a full-blown case of agoraphobia. The new condi...


Fix something

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We all have something broken tucked away in a drawer or a corner of the garage. Whether it is a lamp, a porcelain figurine or a small appliance, tell yourself that today is the day I am ...


The ABC's of CBD

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CBD is one of the hundreds of chemicals found in the flowering cannabis plant. CBD does not have the psychoactive, or mind-altering, effects of another chemical found in cannabis called ...


Fast food Tips and Tricks

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Trying to eat healthy at a fast food restaurant is difficult – but not impossible. Here are a few tips from the experts: • Skip the soda even if it comes with the meal. Choose unswee...


​ What is ‘holistic fitness?’

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Many people have begun approaching fitness as one piece of a larger health puzzle rather than a way to simply gain strength. By balancing exercise with restorative activities like sleep and ...


Sugar may affect brain development in children

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Children are the highest consumers of added sugar, even as high-sugar diets have been linked to health effects like obesity and heart disease and even impaired memory function. Howeve...


It’s National Pet Day

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For some households every day is National Pet Day, but today on Sunday Funday, it is official. National Pet Day on April 11th dedicates the day to those pets who may not always get t...


How gardening teaches us acceptance

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Of the many benefits of gardening, the psychological effect may often be overlooked. Gardening can be a metaphor for life, the things we can control, the things we can’t and learning to ...


​ Offer a helping hand in the garden

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You probably have a neighbor who may be a little more senior in years. Here’s an idea: this spring mask up, knock on their door with a rake in hand and ask them if you could help them with a...


​ Gardening as mental and physical therapy

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Interacting with nature — even in the simple act of viewing trees or visiting garden-like settings — can have dramatic therapeutic results. Post-surgical hospital patients who viewed trees o...


Walk and talk meetings

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It was only a matter of time before ingenuity addressed the problem being stuck to your computer screen during (usually boring) virtual meetings. The solution comes in the form of an eas...


Buy a basil plant

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The next time you are in the vegetable aisle at your grocery store, check to see if they have live basil plants. Many stores offer this versatile herb in a small pot with soil and often ...


Origins of life

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Photosynthesis could be as old as life itself. Researchers find that the earliest bacteria had the tools to perform a crucial step in photosynthesis, changing how we think life evolved o...


Egg hunt for adults

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Who said you have to be a kid to enjoy a good old fashioned Easter egg hunt? This Easter we say host an egg hunt with your housemates and add a special ‘adult’ spin. You can write your o...


The beauty in grief

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Perhaps most devastating to our emotional health is the loss of a loved one. Many people who have experienced a profound loss in their life may have to seek professional help or attend a...


Find a moment of joy

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We all have a secret joy tucked away in our memory. Maybe it was the smell of a box of crayons or digging our hands into wet soil or eating peanut butter right out of the jar. Wh...


Matcha tea prep

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Matcha green tea is touted to have a multitude of benefits ranging from weight loss, heart health and even cancer treatment and prevention. It can be easily found in stores and online. H...


Baked Apple chips can add a healthy crunch

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Packing a healthy snack has never been easier with this simple recipe for Apple Chips. Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 6 large apples cored and thinly sliced 1 teaspoon of ground ci...


Dog gone good workout

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There are many different ways you can exercise with your dog. Not only does it create great bonding time with your favorite furry friend, but it also offers a multitude of health benefit...


COVID has made us nicer to man and machine

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Researchers report that people affected by COVID-19 show more goodwill to humans and to human-like autonomous machines. The findings suggest that the coronavirus crisis helped close the ...


Make sense of March Madness

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You’ve probably heard of people basing their bracket picks on the teams’ mascots. You might notice there are some crazy ones out there. Where do schools come up with those names?There’s...


Let it go

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It’s been several years since the Disney song, ‘Let it go,’ permeated our ears and brains but psychiatrists agree there is something to that message. If you suffer from anxiety or find y...

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