This 1950s Video Demonstrates Where Best Food Comes From

September 13, 2019

“Where would we be without grass?” It’s a question posed in the video above, titled “Grass: The Big Story,” and released by the USDA circa 1950. Grass farming is emerging as necessary to rejuvenate the soil, produce high-quality food and remedy many of the environmental problems caused by industrial agriculture, but while it’s sometimes viewed as a trendy movement, its benefits have been known for decades. It’s a prime example…

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The Opioid Crisis — A Case of Mass Homicide?

September 13, 2019

The inappropriate treatment approach to back pain is a driving force behind the opioid epidemic, Dave Chase, co-founder of Health Rosetta, reports,1 citing the 2018 JAMA Network Open paper,2 “Opioid Prescribing for Low Back Pain: What Is the Role of Payers?” One of the reasons for this is the sheer prevalence of back pain. Statistics3 suggest 8 in 10 American adults will be affected by it at some point in…

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How to Write a Paragraph in 2019 (Yes, the Rules Have Changed)

June 22, 2019

Writing is tricky. The same piece of content that earns you an A+ on your midterm would be marked as spam or deleted from a blog editor’s inbox. Why is that? Well, one reason is what constitutes a good paragraph differs from medium to medium. How to write a paragraph for your college professor is different than writing a paragraph for a popular blog. The good news? In this post,…

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The Definitive Classic Love Songs Wedding Playlist

June 5, 2019

Music is a huge part of any wedding. The playlist really makes or breaks the party! If you’re feeling the old-school vibe for your big day, check out the classic love songs we’ve chosen ahead. PS: These tracks — which are a solid mix of slower jams and upbeat styles — will cover every part of the big day! Don’t forget: you’ll need to download Spotify to listen to our…

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How a Stroke Can Happen When You’re Young Like Luke Perry

March 28, 2019

Strokes are sometimes referred to as “brain attacks” (instead of “heart attacks”) because they occur when a blood clot blocks an artery or blood vessel, cutting off blood flow to your brain, as opposed to your heart.1 As a result, brain cells die and brain damage can occur. Without proper and timely treatment, a stroke can be lethal. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an estimated…

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