One of the most controversial topics over the past several years has been concussions in athletes and what to do about them. The recommendations have frequently changed as more research has become available to guide these decisions. Knowing what to do when a concussion has occurred can help prevent further injury and aid in recovery.
COA’s Beach Sweeps returns to coordinate another day of volunteering to keep our treasured shoreline free from litter, wash-up and other debris. This year’s sweep will be held on Saturday, April 17th, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in over 60 locations across New Jersey.
What’s the harm with using traditional sunscreen, and what should you look for when choosing a product to protect yourself and your loved ones from harmful UV rays?
I interviewed two local beekeepers about their practices and what got them into beekeeping. One is a Renaissance man and a great hobbyist, and the other is a Master Gardener. They shared numerous tips and tricks.
November 15th is National Recycling Day and it’s a perfect time to refine your family’s recycling practices. Are you confused about what can be recycled? Are you looking for ideas of where to recycle those difficult items?
Did you know that inside air is two to five times more polluted than the outdoors, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency? There are also over 81,000 registered chemicals in the U.S., found in all sorts of products, and only a fraction has been tested for human health concerns?
As all physicians are taught, it is primary prevention-measures that prevent the onset of illness before the disease process ever begins, that is the most effective way for people to stay healthy. This philosophy is embodied in Ben Franklin’s adage: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
Frederic Byarm and fiancée Myeshia Arline — as part of their work with Invincible City Farms — will look to fight food insecurity in Camden and South Jersey starting in 2021.