20 Houseplants That Clear Toxins From Your Home

Bringing a bit of nature into your home does more than brighten the atmosphere. Introducing houseplants into various rooms in the house can help reduce the chance of getting seasonal sicknesses (such as the common cold), remove airborne contaminants (volatile organic compounds, or VOCs), reduce the chance of headaches, lift your mood, decrease your blood […] Read More

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20 Houseplants That Clear Toxins From Your Home

Bringing a bit of nature into your home does more than brighten the atmosphere. Introducing houseplants into various rooms in the house can help reduce the chance of getting seasonal sicknesses (such as the common cold), remove airborne contaminants (volatile organic compounds, or VOCs), reduce the chance of headaches, lift your mood, decrease your blood […] Read More

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Which Type of Mulch is Best for Your Garden?

Next time you’re in nature, try looking at the ground. It’s usually covered in old leaves, fallen branches, rocks and other debris. This layer is vital for soil health. It helps regulate moisture, provides nutrients, suppresses weeds, prevents erosion and supports resident microbes and insects. You can recreate this effect by mulching any bare areas […] Read More

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20 Houseplants That Clear Toxins From Your Home

Bringing a bit of nature into your home does more than brighten the atmosphere. Introducing houseplants into various rooms in the house can help reduce the chance of getting seasonal sicknesses (such as the common cold), remove airborne contaminants (volatile organic compounds, or VOCs), reduce the chance of headaches, lift your mood, decrease your blood […] Read More

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Should We All Get Colonoscopies Starting at Age 50?

Though colonoscopies can cause serious harm in about 1 in every 350 cases, sigmoidoscopies, procedures that use shorter and smaller scopes, have ten times fewer complications. But, do colonoscopies work better? Is their total risk-benefit better? We don’t know since we don’t have results from any randomized, controlled colonoscopy trials, and we won’t until the […] Read More

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5 Signs From Your Body You Shouldn’t Ignore

When something is wrong, our body often gives us signs… And we often don’t even notice them. Even when we do notice that we feel “off,” we may write these warnings off as something to do with a cold or the weather. Or, even worse, we just accept that a state of discomfort is just […] Read More

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Daily Cute: Determined Kitten Plays Tug-of-War

Tug-of-war is serious business for this fierce kitten […] Read More

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Which Type of Mulch is Best for Your Garden?

Next time you’re in nature, try looking at the ground. It’s usually covered in old leaves, fallen branches, rocks and other debris. This layer is vital for soil health. It helps regulate moisture, provides nutrients, suppresses weeds, prevents erosion and supports resident microbes and insects. You can recreate this effect by mulching any bare areas […] Read More

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7 Recycling Mistakes You’re Probably Making

It took a long, long time, but curbside recycling has finally become commonplace in most U.S. communities. According to the EPA, Americans create 251 million tons of waste every year. We say that we “throw away” much of this waste, but of course, there is no away. Most of it (around 135 million tons) ends […] Read More

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12 Surprising Uses for Leftover Coffee

There are lots of ways to reuse coffee grounds, but what about uses for leftover coffee itself? That brown beverage is good for more than just your morning wake-up.  Related: How to Reuse Coffee Filters On average, Americans spend almost $1100 per year on coffee, and you know that we aren’t drinking every drop of […] Read More

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