"One of the single biggest issues facing the planet today is the accelerating loss of biodiversity."
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Your lawn is where summer fun happens, but what if instead of grass you had wildflowers? There are actually some benefits to this change. Kings College in Cambridge decided to plant its pristine back lawn with wildflowers and it has been a help to the surroundings. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm has more.
MONDAY, June 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Ticks are extremely resilient even when temperatures vary wildly, according to scientists who are working to better understand the spread of Lyme disease.
(BPT) - There's been a resurgence of interest in supporting local businesses lately as more consumers realize the crucial role these businesses play within their communities — and the valuable personal connections gained from patronizing smaller, sometimes family-owned companies. This is esp…
AHA News: This Tick Season, Beware the Tiny Bugs That Can Carry Lyme Disease – a Danger to the Heart
MONDAY, June 5, 2023 (American Heart Association News) -- Warmer weather is drawing people outdoors to enjoy nature. But for those who spend time working in the garden or walking along wooded or grassy trails, it also means greater exposure to a menace so tiny they may never even see or feel it.
(BPT) - Medicare fraud is a serious problem. Medicare loses an estimated $60 billion each year due to fraud, errors and abuse. Every day, these issues affect people across the country and can lead to identity theft and cost you money. The good news? Some simple tips can help you protect your…
(BPT) - For millions of Americans, finding the right gift for Father’s Day is really hard. Especially if your Dad loves fishing — what do you get for a guy who seems to own every fishing lure under the sun?
Wisconsin dairy breakfasts celebrate June Dairy Month. Agri-View is publishing a calendar weekly in print, as well as online, with updates as we receive them. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with breakfast information including time and date, location with street address, what will be included, and a contact website, email or phone number to learn more information. Visit bit.ly/dairybk2023 to see an interactive map.
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(StatePoint) For military members, video games are not just a fun way to unwind during downtime, they can provide much-needed stress relief and an opportunity to connect with friends and family.
(Family Features) Travel for pure enjoyment is on the rise, so this may be your year to plan the ultimate dream vacation.
(Family Features) Asthma is a chronic condition that affects the tubes carrying air in and out of the lungs. For people with asthma, the airways can become inflamed and narrowed at times, making it harder to breathe. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 13 …
(Family Features) Everyone benefits when older adults remain engaged, independent and included. Instead of letting age define their circumstances, older Americans are embracing change, pushing boundaries and transforming their communities through creativity, commitment and service.
(Family Features) With near-endless sunshine, world-class theme parks and abundant outdoor experiences, California is an ideal destination to embark on an unforgettable adventure.
(Family Features) In recent years, urgent care’s role in America’s health care system has increased dramatically. In fact, urgent care facilities now handle nearly 90 million visits each year, according to the Urgent Care Association.
Celebrate National Pet Month with your pet’s favorite toys, treats and activities
(Family Features) Most parents would agree the quality of their children’s education plays a key role in their overall development. While parents are optimistic about the future of education, they also recognize children have educational needs beyond what is considered the standard.
(Family Features) Although most school districts have implemented technology that makes it easy to connect with teachers, you may still wonder how to create dialogue within your district about larger scale issues than your child’s homework assignments.
Scientists say that making sure existing parks work to protect animals and plants is as crucial for safeguarding biodiversity.
(BPT) - Are you or a loved one a post-9/11 combat veteran? Were you exposed to burn pits or other toxins while in service? If so, there’s important information you should know regarding your veterans’ health care and disability benefits, including two fast-approaching deadlines.
AUSTIN, Minn. – Future generations are the best reason to take care of our soils, says Tom Finnegan of Austin. Finnegan and his family farm 500 acres of corn, beans, small grains and cover crops plus have 80 Angus cow-calf pairs. To achieve his soil-health goals, he became interested in cover crops about 30 years ago when he was looking for a way to provide clean dry spots for calving.
(BPT) - By Irana Wasti, Chief Product Officer of BILL
March beef exports were the largest since October though less than this past year’s large volume, according to data released by U.S. Department of Agriculture and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
THURSDAY, June 1, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Large, uncontrolled wildfires in Nova Scotia are creating unhealthy air in the Northeast region of the United States, including parts of Connecticut.
(BPT) - There's nothing like sunshine, a warm breeze and the smell of delicious food on the grill. If you've been anticipating getting back to grilling, wait no longer! According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, now that temperatures are warmer, it's the perfect opportunity t…
(BPT) - High prices continue to be a concern for many Americans, especially when it comes to driving and automotive decisions. Nearly three-quarters (72%) of Americans say that current gas prices — which tend to rise even higher during the summer months — have a major-to-moderate impact on t…
(BPT) - If one of your goals is to take better care of your health, you likely take vitamins every day — or at least a multivitamin pill — to ensure that your body is getting the nutrients it needs. Ideally, people should get enough of their essential nutrition from food, but when you're bus…
(BPT) - Meet Amanda, a New Jersey resident and lifelong hockey fan who has a passion for volunteering and advocacy that — almost — parallels her love for the New York Rangers. Much of Amanda’s day-to-day looks like that of other people, but what many don’t know about Amanda is that she has b…
(BPT) - Summer is here and, for many people, it’s a time to kick back, relax and enjoy some much-needed vacation time — and pneumococcal pneumonia shouldn’t stand in your way of enjoying all that summer has to offer.
(Family Features) Hot days enjoying the summer sun are often best paired with meals that won’t drag you down, meaning lighter fare should be on your family’s menu. Skip the heavy recipes that leave you feeling uncomfortable and instead put a flaky, delicious option like wild salmon at the ce…
(Family Features) Summertime, for many, represents an opportunity to enjoy freshly cooked meals while enjoying time outdoors. Taking your dishes from ordinary to extraordinary starts with chef-inspired recipes that call to mind the flavors of the season.
(Family Features) Cooking and entertaining outdoors can bring friends and family back together, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Simple, flavorful recipes can be easy on the home chef yet still tasty and enjoyable for those at the table.
(Family Features) If you and your loved ones yearn for new, stimulating experiences to feel connected to the outdoors, look no further than enjoying mealtime al fresco. Inspired by the Mediterranean tradition of “eating in the open air,” al fresco dining offers passionate home cooks a fresh …
(Family Features) Once the weather warms and the patio beckons, it’s time to break out the grill for home-cooked meals in the great outdoors. When your family tires of baked dishes and stovetop recipes, the smell of fresh flavors on the grates offers the reprieve of something new.
(Family Features) Make it all about dad and celebrate Father’s Day with a table full of food to enjoy with family. Serving up something mouthwatering and delicious will have him coming back for another plate.
(Family Features) Whether your family’s ideal summer day consists of swimming, hiking, biking or simply enjoying the sunshine, all that time in the heat calls for a sweet way to cool off. It’s hard to beat a homemade treat loaded with favorite summertime flavors that’s as cold and creamy as …
(Family Features) If you have pets that enjoy spending time outdoors, it’s important to make sure your yard is a safe place for them to be.
(Joan Casanova) Bird feeding is a common practice in the United States, with more than 59 million Americans participating, according to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. In addition to providing aesthetic and recreational benefits, bird feeding can have positive impacts on bird populations.
(Family Features) With its rich tones and distinguished style, hardwood flooring can be a beautiful design element of your home. However, it’s important to know the proper care procedures to maintain its condition for decades to come.
(Family Features) Whether you’re fatigued by seeing the same decor every day or simply looking for an opportunity to refresh indoor spaces with an appealing mini makeover, rethinking your favorite room in the house doesn’t need to be an expensive ordeal.
(Family Features) With remote and hybrid work schedules here to stay for many Americans, it’s important to have a space dedicated to comfort and productivity. The initial transition to remote work may have involved setting up an impromptu workstation at the dining room table but creating a l…
(Family Features) Making improvements around the house to curb energy usage is not only good for the environment, it can make a big impact on your utility bills, too.
(Family Features) Gatherings and get-togethers may commonly take place inside, but giving your guests extra space takes nothing more than a little creativity and the right outdoor appliances. Open a new door – literally – and head outside to take advantage of unused deck, patio and yard space.
(Family Features) Gardening can be a simple way to beautify your yard, relieve stress and save money on your grocery bill, but like any hobby, you can get carried away buying necessary equipment.
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