Coronavirus can easily spread at the gym: Exercise outdoors instead, advise experts

As coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns in America stretched from weeks to months, people were forced to adapt to the “new normal.” Several businesses allowed employees to telecommute; more people learned to cook; and others stayed active by exercising at home. However, as states reopen throughout the country, some gyms and fitness centers have started welcoming clients back. … Continue reading Coronavirus can easily spread at the gym: Exercise outdoors instead, advise experts

Why running outdoors is better than using a treadmill

When it comes to exercise, some people prefer to jog or run outdoors while others may feel inclined to work out indoors. Whether it’s because of convenience, personal preferences, or chronic injuries, most people may favor indoor workouts more. But did you know that running outdoors may offer more health benefits compared to using a treadmill? Here … Continue reading Why running outdoors is better than using a treadmill

Four huge benefits of exercising outdoors

To be sure, exercising outdoors during the winter months in many parts of the country is not easy. Snow, sleet and rain, combined with lower winter temperatures, make it difficult if not impossible to work out in a natural environment, but if you can, you should because it’s much better for you in the long … Continue reading Four huge benefits of exercising outdoors

Prepping checklist: Camping essentials to pack in your survival bag

Every well-planned camping trip requires a survival bag with essential items that will help you stay warm, cook food and protect yourself while outdoors. If you’re not sure what to pack, check out the detailed list below. (h/t to ProperSurvival.com) Maps Instead of relying on your phone’s GPS, bring a map so you can navigate even … Continue reading Prepping checklist: Camping essentials to pack in your survival bag

Ticks carrying Lyme disease thrive near California coast, study finds

Ticks have been turning up in areas that were once believed to be free of the blood-sucking parasites, according to a study led by researchers from Colorado State University. Published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, it showed that disease-carrying ticks, which were once thought to inhabit woodlands, are also present near Northern California’s coastline. The arachnids inhabit the … Continue reading Ticks carrying Lyme disease thrive near California coast, study finds

DeSantis pardons all Floridians convicted of violating social distancing rules, mask mandates

Any person living in Florida who was arrested or fined this past year for not “social distancing” or wearing a face mask will be pardoned of their “crime,” thanks to the diligence of Gov. Ron DeSantis. In a 3-1 vote, the four-member Board of Executive Clemency approved the Republican governor’s decision to vindicate anyone who was unfairly … Continue reading DeSantis pardons all Floridians convicted of violating social distancing rules, mask mandates

Seed starting 101: 4 Good reasons to start seeds indoors

Though it’s possible to grow a vegetable garden by buying seedlings from your local garden center, it’s better to start your garden by growing seeds indoors. For one, it’s way cheaper than buying seedlings every time you want to grow something. Plus, you can buy seeds for more varieties than you will find for sale as … Continue reading Seed starting 101: 4 Good reasons to start seeds indoors

Newly uncovered emails show Fauci admitting the truth about masks: They DON’T work

Long before cities, states and large corporations started demanding that people wear a face mask to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19), Anthony Fauci and other government leaders were quietly in agreement that covering one’s mouth and nose is medically useless when it comes to viral transmission – and yet mask mandates were imposed regardless. … Continue reading Newly uncovered emails show Fauci admitting the truth about masks: They DON’T work

Indoor pollution in classrooms threatens the health of schoolchildren, scientists warn

When you think of indoor air pollution, you might imagine a home with a wood-burning stove or a smoky bar. One environment that may not come immediately to mind is a school, but the unfortunate truth is that indoor air pollution in classrooms around the world is putting children’s health in jeopardy. A study published … Continue reading Indoor pollution in classrooms threatens the health of schoolchildren, scientists warn

WHO warns that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over despite mass immunization drives… be afraid, very afraid

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is far from over despite high vaccination rates in some countries. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus issued the warning during a May 17 news conference. “The pandemic is a long way far from over. It will not be over anywhere until it’s over anywhere,” he said. The head … Continue reading WHO warns that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over despite mass immunization drives… be afraid, very afraid