Goldenrod is a perennial wildflower found worldwide. To most it is a weed but to many it is a beautiful wildflower and in some areas of Europe and recently in North America it is cultivated. Ecologically, it provides food for many insects and foraging animals. Many...
Friday I went for a follow-up to my annual physical. I also threw in a mammogram for good measure. Who doesn’t like some stranger manipulating your naked breasts into a machine that then squeezes them painfully. It is right up there in my top ten things to...
Those darn adrenal glands. Stress and weight gain, it is those glands we have to blame and our caveman past! From an evolutionary standpoint, their secretions of adrenaline and cortisol were vital for survival in a hostile world. When confronted by a predator...
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