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Fighting for Air and Healing in Connecticut

by Quinlan Mitchell Since it’s practically invisible, many people take the air they breathe—and its quality—for granted. Not Sharon Jones. She’s the executive director of an environmental justice organization here in Connecticut; she’s been involved in the struggle for cleaner air, water and skies since her college days—when Marvin Gaye released his “What’s Going on?”
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How Apple Cider Vinegar Can Change Your Life

Vinegar is said to have been discovered around 5000 BC, when unattended grape juice turned into wine and then vinegar. Originally used as a food preservative, vinegar’s medicinal uses soon came to light. Hippocrates used vinegar to manage wounds, while medical practitioners in the 1700s used it to treat everything from poison ivy and croup
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Ditch the Microwave?

Article Courtesy of http://fithog.com/5-reasons-you-should-avoid-using-microwaves/ If you’re like most Americans, you use your microwave oven on a regular basis. First introduced in 1967 by the Amana Corporation, the microwave has become a North American kitchen staple. Microwave television dinners became all the rage, and you could have a meal ready in just seconds. Most appliances work
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Building a Better Brain

Ask someone on the far side of 50 about “senior moments” and often you’ll get a laugh. But for many people there’s a nervous edge behind that playful acknowledgment: In one survey, 57% of Americans reported diminished brain function as their biggest age-related concern, compared with 43% who worried about declining physical capacity. That fear
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