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Home & Garden

By: Sara Walters | 15 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

Picture yourself on a warm summer day, sitting on a park bench. As you bask in the sunshine, you hear birds chirping all around you. A kaleidoscope of colorful flowers dance in the breeze. The smell of sweet honeysuckle tickles your nose as you take a deep, cleansing breath. At this moment, all of your troubles melt away.

Home & Garden

By: Bryan Pax | 15 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

When people think of air pollution, the first thing that typically comes to mind is that thick, billowing black smoke you see spouting from factories and other industrial buildings. But air pollution doesn’t just occur outside; it can accumulate in your very own home or office, even if you can’t see it. It’s easy for this air pollution to accumulate, as there are several contaminants that contribute to indoor air pollution:

Health & Wellness

By: Michael DeMarco | 15 Dec 2014 | Comments Off

We’ve known for decades of the challenges faced by some adopted individuals. In the 1970s, mental health professionals reported an average of up to 35% of the young people in residential treatment centers were adoptees; 17 times the norm! Even now, while most adoptees grow up to live perfectly normal lives, the group as a whole is more likely to have difficulties with drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders, attention deficit disorder and unplanned pregnancies. And a growing body of research suggests adoptees manifest different patterns of adjustment. In one study, teachers rated adopted children in K-8 as having a higher incidence than non-adopted children of conduct disorders, personality problems, and social issues.