By Cynthia Robertson
By Cynthia Robertson
By The American Red Cross During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets. According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions […]
By Gary Jones Bees, butterflies and other insects go about their quiet work with little appreciation. But without them, our gardens would be a lot less colorful and yield fewer fruits and vegetables.
The cosmopolitan city of Germany By Ron Stern | Global Gumshoe Located in the East German state of Saxony at the confluence of three rivers, Leipzig has always been a historically important city. Many notable figures have lived here, and its citizens were instrumental in bringing about the fall of communism in Eastern Europe.
By Gary Jones Tomatoes are, by far, the most popular homegrown vegetable, although they are really a fruit. Their pervasiveness is not surprising for obvious reasons: they are very easy to grow, making them perfect for gardeners of any skill level. The flavor of a backyard tomato is sensationally better than one that is store-bought.
By Audrey F. Baker Whether you frequent our 60 miles of trails, take in a leisurely stopover at the Visitor and Interpretive Center, or fall somewhere in between, spring blooms await you at Mission Trails Regional Park. A recent and touching phone call received at the Visitor Center illustrates the special and unique opportunities offered […]
By Leonel Sanchez Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States, taking the lives of 610,000 Americans every year. While conventional medicine can offer heart patients the very latest technology in terms of medications, surgeries and interventional procedures to treat heart attacks and other acute heart […]
By Gary Jones Pruning and planting roses are pretty easy to do. They are such hearty plants that you cannot really hurt them. If you want your roses to get off to a healthy start in 2017, then consider taking some simple steps now to enjoy a great year of growing. It is good to […]
Dr. Julie Ellner A new FDA-approved procedure is now being offered in San Diego for weight-loss. The gastric “belly” balloon is a non-surgical, outpatient procedure that has been shown to be up to three times more effective for weight loss than those who do diet and exercise alone. It is a non-surgical, non-pharmaceutical means of […]
Tradition is great, but everyone loves new ways to spark up the holidays By Gary Jones There will always be a place for paperwhites, poinsettias and amaryllises during the holiday season. They are just so beautiful, accessible and festive.