Have you ever noticed that you feel better when spending time outside? That’s because it’s good for you. Studies, including one from Harvard Medical School, show that spending time outdoors lowers blood pressure, induces relaxation and enhances well-being.
Trees provide shade, security and beauty to your yard. Keep them healthy and leafy by pruning and trimming. Because the wrong cuts in the wrong places can damage a tree – and possibly injure you – let a pro handle the task. This guide will help you know when to make the call.
Mosquito season has grown from nuisance to danger. Some parts of the country — especially Florida and the Gulf states into Texas — are at risk of being exposed to mosquitoes that could potentially carry the Zika virus, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, nearly 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States are radon-related, and exposure to radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer after smoking.