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articles by: Beth Buczynski

How Many Poisons Will You Eat Today? [Infographic]

There are so many substances that can poison us, we invented a scary looking symbol to call them out. Each of us was taught to avoid the "skull and crossbones" from a young age. When we see this symbo…

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In Case You Forgot, Forests Are Awesome…

President Obama made history when he endorsed a new EPA rule that would (finally) crack down on some of the worst polluters in America: dirty power plants. While the proposed rules are far from perfec…

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8 Warning Signs That Your Cat May Be Sick

Cats get a lot of flack for acting like Prima donnas, but as any cat lover knows, it's mostly an act. Cats are extremely resilient, strong, and stoic: Which means they're very good at hiding signs of …

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Feds Say, Save a Life: Recycle That Gadget!

After two long years, it's time to upgrade your smartphone--hooray! There are new features, apps, and functions to explore, and once again you're amazed by all that technology can do these days. But w…

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Could Beneficial Bacteria Make Showering Obsolete?

There's a start-up in Massachusetts that's banking on the fact that, in the very near future, lots of people will start their day by rubbing bacteria all over their bodies instead of jumping in the sh…

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20+ Awesome Facts About Laughing (And Why You Should Do It More!)

Have you laughed today? No, I don't mean a sarcastic snicker, or texting LOL to a friend. I mean a real, lung--squeezing, belly-shaking, eye-watering, I-almost-peed-my-pants kind of laugh! You migh…

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10 Amazing Facts About How Your Brain Works

For a gray organ that can't move on its own, the brain sure is a force to be reckoned with. The phrase "mind over matter" isn't just a figure of speech--it's possible. Our brain is so powerful that it…

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9 Better Ways to Get To Work Than a Car

How'd you get to work today? If you're like millions around the world, you hopped into a car all by yourself, and drove there. Commuting by car seems like a necessity--hey, we've all gotta work, right…

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The Secret Illness That’s Making Millions Miserable

There is nothing fun about being sick. Depending on how well you've been taking care of your body, illness can be as simple as a sore throat or as costly as a stay in the hospital. The first step to t…

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Food vs. Medicine: Which One Actually Makes You Healthy?

"You are what you eat." We like to say this, but how many of us actually believe it, and more importantly, put it to work in our daily lives? We live in a time of widespread unhealthiness. The p…

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about Beth Buczynski

Beth is a freelance writer and editor living in the Rocky Mountain West. So far, Beth has lived in or near three major U.S. mountain ranges, and is passionate about protecting the important ecosystems they represent. Follow Beth on Twitter as @ecosphericblog or check out her blog.

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As a working mother & wife and now former caregiver, I can attest to the truth of this article. …

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