Tips on Fall Garden Cleanup

In the fall, it used to be you cleaned up every last leaf like mad. It was considered good garden sanitation. But now we know otherwise: That’s bad for the environment, killing beneficial insects that love all the leaf litter, which keeps them warm during the winter, and interrupting the food web. If we arm…

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A Smarter Fall Cleanup

In the fall, it used to be you cleaned up every last leaf like mad. It was considered good garden sanitation. But now we know otherwise: That’s bad for the environment, killing beneficial insects that love all the leaf litter, which keeps them warm during the winter, and interrupting the food web. If we arm…

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Jewel Wants You to Be Present

Jewel, the singer-songwriter, has four pieces of advice when dealing with anxiety: “One is: turn off the news,” she said. “Two is: watch what the environment and the mood that is in your house. Three is: start a gratitude practice. I’d say four is: learn to meditate.” Jewel, 46, who gained fame at the age…

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Researchers developing tool to predict medication response in mental health patients

ATLANTA–A team of Georgia State scientists has received a two-year, $875,110 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to further develop a tool to help psychiatrists treat mood disorders. The researchers are based at the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science (TReNDS), a tri-institutional effort supported by Georgia State University, Georgia…

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2020 $100k Jean Mayer Prize from Tufts Nutrition awarded for tackling COVID-19 food crisis

BOSTON (Sept. 30, 2020)–The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University is awarding the school’s biennial $100,000 Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy to three organizations for their collective efforts to support food communities and empower individuals through food and nutrition before and…

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