Ever wonder which fruits and vegetables you should only buy organic or simply grow? If so, the Environmental Working Group’s newest Shopper’s Guide can help. For over a decade, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has published an annual guide on ...Read More »
Articles Written By Kimberlee Hertzer
State Plans To Ban Whole Milk For Children?
A new bill in Connecticut would ban day cares from serving whole and 2 percent milk to children in their care. The bill, called An Act Concerning Nutrition Standards for Child Care Settings, wants to set unprecedented standards for what ...Read More »
$5,000 Off-Grid Home Leads Tiny House Movement
Imagine life without having to pay for a mortgage or large utility bills. Seem like a dream? Think again! The so-called tiny home movement has grown tremendously in the past few years. Many people — from young couples to architects ...Read More »
4 All-Natural Allergy Remedies That Work
Think that the coldest winter in years means fewer allergies this year? Think again! Allergies might not come as early this spring because the cold weather has kept some plants from releasing their pollen. However, when they do come, allergists ...Read More »
The Bad News For Bitcoin
Have you ever heard of the word “crypto-currency?” And if so, do you know what it is? Is it: An ancient coin found in a crypt. A virtual currency that is encrypted. A radioactive rock from Krypton, Superman’s home planet. ...Read More »
Why You Should Stop Taking Acetaminophen — Now!
It started out innocently enough: a little tension in your neck when you left to go run errands. Then while you were stuck in a traffic jam, it turned into a small headache. But now that you are finally in ...Read More »
Six Simple Ways To Beat Rising Food Prices
Feeling sticker shock from your last trip to the supermarket? If so, you’re not the only one. Around the world, food prices have risen quickly. The FAO Food Price Index, a measure of the monthly change in international prices of ...Read More »
Why I Don’t Vaccinate My Children
When I had to decide whether or not to vaccinate my children, I thought about a little boy that I once knew. Timothy was a two-year-old boy with Down syndrome whose vaccination went terribly wrong. Following a checkup with several ...Read More »