Eighty percent of the world’s known terrestrial plant and animal species can be found in forests. Cool fact: a square kilometer of forest may be home to more than 1,000 species. Yet forests are disappearing at an alarming rate—18.7 million acres of forests annually, equivalent to 27 soccer fields every minute. Check out these species that hug trees.
Tree Season Prevention Tips
Tree season started one month early this year! The primary treatment for pollen related allergies is prevention. Here are a few tips on how to prevent exposure to tree pollen. • Keep windows closed in...
YU art exhibit is born out of 10 sleepless nights in the Galilee
Detroit-based book artist Lynne Avadenka explores the life of Israeli poet Rahel Bluwstein and the landscape where she wrote
Hospice of St. Mary’s Festival of Trees
The community shares why they give back to the hospital through Hospice of St. Mary's.
Art Gallery features amazing photographic exhibit on elephants
“On the Shoulders of Giants,” an exhibition by SUSAN McCONNELL, professor of biology, and starring the largest land-dwelling mammals on Earth, presents an educational journey and call to action through wildlife conservation photography. Now on view at the Stanford Art Gallery, McConnell’s work examines the sweetness of elephants’ social world and confronts the horror of… Read more
How One Oncology Nurse Exhibits the Best of Humanity
An Extraordinary Healer essay honoring TARA CHRISTION, B.S.N., RN [BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT GROUP OF GEORGIA, ATLANTA]
Tree falls at a Pa. campground, kills girl, 10
A 10-year-old girl died after after a tree fell across two campers at a Lancaster County campground.
President honors top leaders, scholars
UC’s top graduates from west campus, law and the college of medicine are honored with Presidential Medals of Excellence awards at the All-University Recognition Ceremony, April 15.
Why This Texas Doctor Received “Physician of the Year” Honors for Life-Changing Work Halfway...
A selfless spine specialist at the renowned Texas Back Institute travels halfway around the world every year with a team of dedicated volunteers to Ethiopia to perform some of the most complex spine surgeries in the most challenging of circumstances. For his relentless pursuit of life-changing surge
PHOTOS: Why Everyone Should See Joshua Tree
National Parks Week is upon us and we Californians are the luckiest in all the land for the wide array of gorgeous outdoor landscapes that we call home. ...
Medical School honors 101 graduates
As the graduates of the University of Missouri School of Medicine filed across the stage at Jesse Auditorium, they picked up a piece of paper that
Photos: Exhibit honors designer Gianni Versace 20 years after his death
More than 100 outfits created by Gianni Versace are going on show in Berlin, Germany, some 20 years after the designer’s death.
Why Buy One Xmas Tree? Buy a Forest!
For the friend or family member who has everything, why not start a new forest for a Christmas present? The San Juan National Forest has gift certificates
Why it’s important to say something if a relative exhibits signs of Alzheimer’s
It may be hard to raise the subject, but embarrassment and stigma has kept many patients in the dark about their disease and treatment. A new ad campaign launched this week pushes relatives to speak up.
CCH honors volunteers for more than 10,000 hours
In honor of National Healthcare Volunteer Week (April 10-16), CCH held a volunteer appreciation dinner on April 14 to recognize the great support these individuals give us every day, bit.ly/1SH1gQt. Volunteers were entertained by Smothermon Vocal Studio while enjoying quite a feast by The Prime Rib Restaurant and Wine Cellar at the Campbell County Senior Center. There are more than 340 adult and youth volunteers who…
New article examines why some individuals exhibit stress-resilient characteristics
Adapting to Stress: Understanding the Neurobiology of Resilience, an article recently published in Behavioral Medicine, examines the way our bodies, specifically our brains, become "stress-resilient."
'Exhibit A For How The State Of Colorado Has Failed Its Citizens'
Photo exhibit commemorates Pa. Breast Cancer Coalition's 20 years of outreach
Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition is working for a cure for this disease that claims the lives of over 2,000 Pennsylvania women every year. A traveling photo exhibit that tells the story of a cancer survivor from each of the state's 67 counties is on display in the state Capitol Rotunda through May 17.
'What Were You Wearing:' Exhibit Disputes Sex Assault Myths
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and one student at a local university is putting on a powerful exhibit in an effort to break one of our culture’s most pervasive myths about rape.
Why Your Teen Should Consider an Honors College
Honors colleges can be a cost-effective and highly rewarding undergraduate experience for top-notch students.