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Article - Magnet device aims to treat depression patients by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 25 Oct 2008 9:05am WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government has approved the first non-invasive brain stimulator to treat depression -- a device that beams magnetic pulses through the skull. If it sounds like science-fiction, well, those woodpecker-like pulses trigger small electrical charges that spark brain cells to fire. Yet it doesn't cause the risks of surgically ... Read on »
Natural Insect Repellent: If They Aren’t Crawling, They’re Flying by Kiwi Patient Expert Posted Thu 05 Jun 2008 12:00am I was at my son’s travel soccer tryouts last night. The setting: a beautiful local winery that rents its fields to our town for the kids to play soccer and lacrosse. The winery is surrounded by dense New England forest, the kind every kid dreams about running through if it weren’t for the deer tick checks that inevitably follow each romp. ... Read on »
insect friendly hedgerow border by Rob Carlyle Patient Expert Posted Sat 03 Mar 2012 12:32pm On the northwest corner of the site is an overgrown hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) hedge. At around twenty feet high, it needs a good haircut. We still need to decide on whether we simply 'top' the hedge to bring it down to a more manageable six feet high, or lay the hedge in the traditional Midlands Bullock hedge style. A decision i ... Read on »
Insect Sting Allergies | Stinging Insect Allergic by tshirts123 Posted Wed 17 Oct 2012 5:27am The very insects most commonly involving triggering severe your allergies belong to the very Hymenoptera order. Individuals can include bees, wasps, green spencer, hornets, and even ants, like fire anaure, an increasingly well-known, harmful pest which may be spreading during the entire U . s, where it is currently the leading edge cause ... Read on »
Protect Yourself & Family from Insects This Spring With Insect Shield® Apparel & Gear by Cascia T. Posted Wed 30 Jan 2013 3:02pm Over 40,000 cases of lyme disease are documented in the US alone every year and health experts are predicting 2013 to be another bad year.  Now you can enjoy the beautiful outdoors and protect... Click on the title above to read more Read on »
PET-FRIENDLY GARDEN PLANNING.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 12:00am Desperado and Helpful Buckeye got back home 2 days ago from our road trip.  This turned out to be one of the best trips we've ever taken, considering the outstanding weather, the diversity and appeal of the places we visited, the vast range of geology and geography we drove and walked through, and the new knowledge we gained about some of the hi ... Read on »
A ZOOLOGIST'S DREAM? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 18 Mar 2012 12:00am HOLY WEATHER CHANGE, BATMAN!!! we used to hear in the old Batman and Robin comics, TV series, and movies.  Helpful Buckeye was able to take 3 long bike rides outdoors this past week with temperatures in the low 60s and on Friday, I drove down to Phoenix with a good friend to see my LA Dodgers play a spring training game.  We basked ... Read on »
Lose some Lawn by Robert Folzenlogen Posted Thu 01 Apr 2010 12:00am Before you are obliged to fire up the lawnmower this spring, consider renting a tiller to expand natural borders. Broader woodlots, shrub zones and flower beds, planted with native species and loosely maintained to permit pockets of native "weeds," such as thistle, honeysuckle and pokeweed, will reduce your work load and bring more wildlife into ... Read on »
free honeysuckle by Rob Carlyle Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Feb 2012 12:06pm Our native honeysuckle (lonicera perycylemenum) is tremendously useful to wildlife. Its heavily scented flowers are a magnet for a range of insects and its berries are quickly snapped up by birds. It is not as well known that over twenty species of moth use honeysuckle as food for their caterpillars including honeysuckle moth, honeysuckle ... Read on »
SPRING HAS SPRUNG.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:14pm Spring has finally sprung this past Friday, the 20th. Remembering last week's opening quote, get from winter's dream to summer's magic..., we must first experience spring. Helpful Buckeye's good friend, Link, from Schwenksville, PA, sent this quote last week from Albert Camus, French author, about winter: "In the depths of winter, I finally l ... Read on »