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  • Portsmouth urgent care center treats kids' mental health

    Portsmouth urgent care center treats kids' mental health
    When her 12-year-old son started hearing voices, Kim Bush didn't know where to turn. "It's terrifying for a parent. He was begging me to make the voices stop," she said. A recent transplant from Arizona, the Chesapeake resident called local...
  • Ethan Basore

    Ethan Basore
    Q: Congratulations for being named among the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group by the Florida Farm Bureau. What do you hope to learn from the two-year program? A: I hope to learn about other agricultural industries in our state. I hope to...
  • Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard

    Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard
    A rabbit in our yard is eating everything, including bark from the trees and shrubs. We have an enclosed yard, and he lives under a deck. How can we keep him from eating our plants? Can we get him out of the yard? You can deter rabbits from vegetable or...
  • Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers

    Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers
    If your year-end routine includes reviewing your finances and looking for new investment opportunities, take a deep breath before buying into medical marijuana or virtual currencies, state banking officials suggest. The Pennsylvania Department of...
  • Santa pays a visit to retirement facility

    Santa pays a visit to retirement facility
    Santa Claus made an early round as he visited seniors at the Avalon Park Retirement Residence in Hollywood. Santa and his elves were from Elder Services Resource Network, a networking group of professionals in the senior services industry. Each year,...
  • Steps to start planning for your spring garden

    Steps to start planning for your spring garden
    It's officially winter. With the passing of the winter solstice last Sunday, we have finally reached the point where the days once again start getting longer. So as you recover from Christmas, start thinking about your spring garden. Start your 2015...
  • Best steaks for grilling on Father's Day

    Best steaks for grilling on Father's Day
    Dad doesn't need another tie for Father's Day. Just grill a steak on June 15 and let him groove to a carnivorous beat. What to buy? Well, rib-eye remains the favorite across the United States — and the bigger the better on dad's day. But the...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil

    Environmental Nutrition: Spilling the facts on palm oil
    Environmental Nutrition Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...
  • Artichokes make a hearty yet light and healthy autumn appetizer

    Artichokes make a hearty yet light and healthy autumn appetizer
    If you try to cook fresh seasonal produce as much as possible, you might be puzzled to see artichokes in your market at this time of year. Aren't they a spring vegetable? Well, yes, to give you the shortest answer. Springtime is when the biggest crops...
  • Egg labels may confuse consumers

    Egg labels may confuse consumers
    "Pasture-raised eggs": Do you look for that description when shopping? You're not alone. Fewer than 1 in 4 respondents looked for the phrase "pasture-raised" according to a poll of 670 Americans conducted in May for Vital Farms (vitalfarms.com), an...
  • Looking for organic beers? There are more choices every year

    Looking for organic beers? There are more choices every year
    Looking for organic craft beer to go along with the biodynamic veggies, organic farmhouse cheese and grass-fed organic beef on your shopping list? A few years ago there were only a few certified organic brews, but more brewers are tackling the challenge...