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Nurses Say Stress Interferes With Caring For Their Patients

Jordin Purcell-Riess has worked as a registered nurse at the emergency department at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn., for three years. She describes her workplace as phones going off, voices everywhere, every room full. "You look around and the hallways are full of patients on stretchers; …

I peered into the center of the universe. Was I sick, or in search of myself?

I saw it all: The beginning of Time and the end of Time. Creation and annihilation. Somehow I’d slipped through a seam in the space-time continuum, and from my privileged mental perch I’d peered into the center of the universe. I was exhilarated and drew diagrams of my visions, trying to figure out …

Stopping the False Epidemic of Adult ADHD

The history of psychiatry is filled with fads. A diagnosis quickly gains momentum, is pushed by thought leaders, captures the imagination of clinicians, picks up widespread media attention, and soon attracts word of mouth buzz among potential patients. Rates escalate. New and exciting treatments …

Top 12 toxic fruits and vegetables for 2016

<b>EWG's annual list of produce pesticide loads is out, helping consumers know what items to buy organic and what conventional items have the lowest</b> …

The 12 "Dirtiest" Foods in the Produce Aisle

The top offender changed for the first time in years.<p>Every year since 2004, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes a "Dirty Dozen" list that ranks the most popular fruits and vegetables based on their pesticide residue levels. By analyzing pesticide residue data from more than 35,000 …

Landscape Design Tips

1. The Graceful Sweep of a Curve<p>The sweep of a curve lends a gracious air to a landscape. Your eye cannot help but follow it around. By laying out a …

57 Ways - 15. Solarize Soil

1. Aim for a healthy lawn rather than a perfect lawn <br>2. Cut the grass without gas <br>3. Prevent insect, disease, and weed problems in the garden <br>4. …

Gardening

11 Examples of Incredible Bird Photography That Will Leave You Speechless

Bird photography is spectacular and you don’t even have to be that much into birds to love it. It’s just so exciting to go searching for a species in …

Alison & Kevin's Floor-to-Ceiling Kitchen Remodel in Seattle

Alison's fully remodeled kitchen.<p>Today's kitchen renovation story is a particularly satisfying one. This is a full-on, top-to-bottom remodel, a …

15 Features That Will Help Your Home Sell Faster

And for more money.<p>Whether you're looking to sell your house or invest in the value of your home, listen up: From 2014 to 2016, Zillow Digs analyzed more than two million for-sale listings, and found that homes with 15 specific features sold the fastest and for the most money — in some cases, …

What Gear Do I Need to Hike with My Dog?

<i>A:</i><p>Heath Smith is the program director for Conservation Canines, a University of Washington program that trains rescue dogs to track endangered species. His dogs are out in the field every day, either camping or hiking, so I called him to ask for dog gear recommendations. Here are his top picks, …

Concerning Australian Cat Food Study with a Twist

Sydney University recently examined 20 supermarket pet foods finding almost half could cause “severe illness or injury”. The University refuses to …

What’s in your soil? Organic home gardening starts with good dirt — Homestead — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

Gardening

How to grow basil from leftovers #Organic_Gardening

Gardening<p><b>1. Cut off a small stem of basil and remove the lower leaves.</b> This helps conserve the plant's energy and keeps it from drying out.<p><b>2. Place</b> …

Weekend Project: DIY Tomato Cages

Too many homegrown tomatoes? Not a problem we’re familiar with. The more fruit you raise, though, the more likely some of it will end up on the …

Bepa's Garden - Organic Gardening

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Make Your Life More Beautiful By Making Gardening Easier

Everyone wants a gorgeous yard, one that showcases your home in the best possible way. If it makes the neighbors envious, that’s just a bonus.<p>But …

The Destructive Havoc That Fracking Has Caused To The Environment, By The Numbers

If this is the bridge to a clean energy future, we might need to burn the bridge.<p>Since 2005, when the “Halliburton loophole” in the Energy Policy Act exempted fracking from parts of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Clean Water Act, and other environmental laws, the oil and gas industry has drilled …

Great monarch butterfly migration mystery solved

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1238000/1238644_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524668902_52fbd086ffca43256db88663fa4e66ec<p><b>Scientists have built a model circuit that solves the mystery of one of nature's most famous journeys - the great migration of monarch</b> …

Basic Lure/Reward Training

All you need to train your puppy is the inclination, a few sparks in your brain, a couple of pieces of kibble in your hand, and...the puppy. So, …

Dogs

Meet The Cat Who’s Got A Better Job Than Most College Grads

For all the “in communist Russia” jokes that ring a little too true (source: born and raised in Moldova), it’s nice to see some heartwarming news coming from the region. Today, the story of a cat who just got hired by a museum and will be paid entirely in caviar. How’d he get the job? Turns out it …

College & University

3 Things You Need to Know About Cooking With Salmon

Plus, a recipe from Diane Morgan's new book, Salmon: Everything You Need to Know.<p>The majority of salmon consumed in the United States today is farmed …

9 Easy Home Decor Tweaks That Will Make You Happier

The things that surround as have a great deal in making us feel a certain way. Some things make us happy, others not so much. When it comes to …

Home Decorating

Turns out those adorable Neko Atsume cats are actually kind of jerks...【Video】

You may love playing <i>Neko Atsume</i>, but just what do all those adorable kitties think of you? After watching this hilarious video, you may prefer not …

Pets

Here's How Adidas Plans To Drastically Cut Down On Waste

German sportswear maker Adidas successfully trimmed paper usage by 38% over a seven-year period at the company’s corporate offices by adding a simple …

10 Toxic Items Lurking in Your Pantry

We're not saying you need to eliminate these items from your kitchen, but you definitely might want to cut back on them after reading this.<p>As the saying goes, "Being forewarned is being forearmed." That is certainly true when it comes to the food we buy. The more we know, the better able we are to …

Food