How To Pay Medical Bills When You Don’t Have Insurance

Health insurance can be expensive, especially if your employer doesn’t provide it for you. What if you can’t afford the monthly premiums? And what happens if you need medical attention? How can you pay for your medical bills if you don’t have health insurance coverage? Unfortunately, there are no easy answers. Both health insurance and…

Ways to Take Control of Your Asthma

Asthma is often a lifelong condition, but that doesn’t mean you or your child should have trouble breathing all the time. When you work with a doctor and pay attention to your symptoms — you may need to adjust your medications for optimal control of your asthma — you will likely be able to keep flares at…

Trees and our lifes

FACTS ABOUT TREES • In botany, trees are generally defined as multi-year livingplants that have a large trunk and sprout branches. Overall,there are an estimated 60,000 different species of trees.• Trees represent some of the world’s oldest species still inexistence, dating back to around 350 million years ago.Trees also live the longest out of any…

5 health benefits of interacting with nature

The beginning of June in Colorado means the beginning of camping season, boat rides, swimming, and hiking with friends and family. We all know that outdoor summer activities can bring laughter, happiness, and relaxation, but did you know that there is scientific evidence behind the joys of feeling “one with nature?” A plethora of research…

why the ocean is so important

Unless you’ve been making a superhuman effort to avoid the news recently, you’ll know that the ocean is vital to life on Earth. But why, exactly, is this the case? Here are five reasons why we need to safeguard its future. 1. It helps us breathe Phytoplankton – tiny plant-like organisms that live in the…

Protect Wild Dolphins: Admire Them from a Distance

It is against the law to feed or harass wild dolphins. For the dolphins’ sake, and for your safety, please don’t feed, swim with, or harass wild dolphins. It is illegal to feed or harass wild dolphins. We encourage you to observe them from a distance of at least 50 yards (150 feet) for the…

Health Benefits of Having Fresh Flowers and Plants in Your Home

A Bouquet A Day… Health Benefits of Having Fresh Flowers and Plants in Your Home When doing your weekly shopping, it’s likely that you have your list planned out, but how often does that include flowers? You may often walk straight past the florist, but have you considered the health benefits of displaying a bunch of…

10 things every parent can do to keep their kids safe online

By Laura Easterbrook, Child Protection and Forensic Medical Service As parents, we generally do everything we can to keep our children safe and well, from getting them to ‘slip, slop, slap’ before going out in the sun, to being careful when crossing a road and always wearing a helmet when cycling. But what are you doing to…

Should We Protect Sharks?

Sharks have a fierce reputation. Movies such as “Jaws” andsensationalizedshark attacks in the news and on TV shows have led the public to believe that sharks need to be feared, or even destroyed. Of the 400 or so species of sharks, however, few seek human prey. In reality, sharks have much greater reason to be afraid…

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