April 2016

  • Illustration of a woman watering a container of plants on her windowsill.

    Plants: Partners in Health?

    Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and You

    Gardening can be fun, rewarding, and healthful. And if you share your garden’s bounty with friends and neighbors, you might even expand your social connections and spread the health around.

  • Illustration of a spray-bottle of mosquito repellent.

    Block the Buzzing, Bites, and Bumps

    Preventing Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

    Mosquito bites not only create annoying itchy bumps on your skin; they also carry the risk of disease. We can all take simple steps to avoid getting bit by these blood-sucking insects.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Tianna Hicklin