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5 Things To Consider When Choosing A Long-Term Care Facility

By Jonathan Parker As the population in the US continues to age, skilled nursing facilities, group homes, assisted living and other care facilities are seeing a huge increase in residents. It’s never an easy decision to place a loved one in a group care setting, but whether they require rehabilitation, wound care, or are simply unable…

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Over it! Study Shows Cover Crops And Organic Fertilizer Improve Zucchini Yield

By Jonathan Parker Finding the proper combination and rotation of crops can be a challenge in any given farming system. Permaculture enthusiasts will be familiar with the idea of cover crops. Cover crops are grown below, between, next to and sometimes even over the primary growth. They prevent weeds from taking hold, help provide proper nutrition…

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5 Health And Beauty Uses For Vinegar

By Jonathan Parker Vinegar is an amazing creation with literally hundreds of uses. It can be made from almost any fruit through two different natural processes that render the sugar into acetic acid. The strength of most vinegars is measured by the content of this acid, usually 4-7%. Aside from the variety of cooking and cleaning…

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A Few “Benefits” of The Affordable Care Act

By Jacinta Quesada  By Jonathan Parker It’s really no surprise to anyone that the Affordable Care Act remains mired in controversy. And it’s no surprise to some that the long process of implementing it is turning into a nightmare. The facility I am employed at is facing a significant shortfall in the coming year. To the…

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4 Health Issues You Could Be Treating Naturally

By Jonathan Parker At this point it shouldn’t surprise anyone that many “treatments” offered by conventional medicine have the potential to do as much harm as good. While many amazing and life-saving discoveries continue to be presented, many people are finding their journey to wellness lies on a more traditional path. Sometimes instead of a leap…

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