As Pandemic Blues Drag On, Could Getting A Dog Be The Cure? As the COVID-19 crisis continues to grow and the temperatures drop around the country, forcing many back into isolation, one might consider the folksy advice often attributed to President Harry S. Truman: If you want a friend in life, get a dog. While it … Continue reading Should You Get A Pet?
Should You Get A Portable Air Purifier?
Even if you never before considered getting a home air purifier to filter out smoke, pollution, pollen or pet dander, the widening pandemic may have you pondering such a purchase now. But could an air cleaner really help keep your family safer from the coronavirus? Maybe, scientists say, but it depends on the type. Certain … Continue reading Should You Get A Portable Air Purifier?
Cabin Fever? Here’s How To Rediscover The Joy Of Biking
Six months in to this pandemic, if you’re feeling more than a little stir crazy, it might be time to rediscover a healthy outdoor activity: biking. Out on the open road with the breeze in your face, it’s an easy way to let cares roll off your back. Plus it’s great exercise and can give … Continue reading Cabin Fever? Here’s How To Rediscover The Joy Of Biking
Safe Pregnancy As COVID-19 Surges: What’s Best For Mom And Baby?
Carissa Helmer and her husband had been trying to get pregnant for five or six months by early April, when COVID-19 started to spike in the Washington, D.C., area where they live. Maybe, they mused, they should stop trying to conceive for a few months. But then a pregnancy test came back positive. click here … Continue reading Safe Pregnancy As COVID-19 Surges: What’s Best For Mom And Baby?
How To Reduce Food Waste
Food waste is a huge problem in the United States. The good news: Each of us can help solve it. CLICK HERE to read the entire NPR article.
How To Start A COVID Victory Garden
My backyard used to be a junkyard, a tragic mix of rubble, tires, pipes, chew toys, glass shards. It felt hopeless. COVID-19 has changed my perspective. I was standing in a long line to get into the grocery store, and wondered: Why have I let all this dirt and sunlight and water go to waste? CLICK HERE to … Continue reading How To Start A COVID Victory Garden