Fruits and vegetables top the list of locally produced foods served in U.S. schools
According to USDA’s Farm to School Census, 36 percent of the U.S. public school districts that completed a questionnaire reported serving at least some locally produced foods in school lunches or b…
10 "Poison Pills" for Pets
Anyone who takes medication prescribed for someone else puts themselves at risk of illness or even death - and this applies to your pets, too!
Should people on the no-fly list be able to buy guns? Yes.
Dec 07, 2015 | 4:24 PM Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) holds up her passport last month during a news conference about Democratic legislative proposals to combat terrorism. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) It seems simple enough: If the federal government, based on intelligence or policing, puts a person on its watch list of suspected terrorists or decrees that he or she is too dangerous to be allowed on an airplane, then surely it would also be foolish to let that person buy a firearm in the United States. Makes sense, doesn't it That was the thrust of a proposed law by Sen. Dianne Feinstein President Obama in his Oval Office address Sunday evening. "What could possibly be the argument for allowing a terrorist suspect to buy a semiautomatic weapon?" the president asked. When…
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Top 10 Ways to Be A Star (Horse Riding) Student
You’ve booked your lesson. You’ve paid your money (or will right after the lesson). You’re taking the time and you’ve spent effort getting your horse ready. So now you THINK…
Top 10 most toxic zip codes for homeowners
The third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index from ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused property database, finds about 25% of single-family homes and condos in areas analyzed are located in high-risk zip codes. Read more at HOUSINGWIRE
How Farmed Fish Could Feed the World
Aquaculture is controversial, but it could be the only way to produce protein for the world's rapidly growing population. A new report from the University of California Santa Barbara explains.
What Happens When You Don't Shoot: Meet Stephen Mader
Early in the morning of May 6, 2016, Weirton Police Officer Stephen Mader responded to a domestic dispute call. When he arrived on the scene, he encountered R.J. Williams, a young African American man. When Officer Mader asked Mr. Williams to show his hands, Mr. Williams revealed that he was holding a gun. As Mr....
5 Surprising Foods Doctors Swear By
Follow the lead of top nutrition experts with this roundup of the five foods doctors swear by, inspired by my new book of healthy food swaps, Eat It to Beat It 1. Greek yogurt Gerard Mullin, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative GI Nutrition Services and author of "The Inside Tract: Your Good Gut Guide to Great Digestive Health" Greek yogurt for palatability, satiation and protein content. Yogurt is also great for feeding the good bugs that live in your intestine, which improves the health of your microbiome, the community of microorganisms that live in your body. More and more research is pointing to probiotics as an effective treatment for weight management and obesity. It's amazing that feeding the good bugs actually helps people lose weight. Organic, grass-fed yogurt is best…
Westmoreland Diversity Coalition plans 4 town hall events
A town hall series of four panel discussions about how to build inclusive communities through youth are set to begin next week in Westmoreland County. ...