April 2016

Plants: Partners in Health?
Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and You

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

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. Read more about gardening and health.

Block the Buzzing, Bites, and Bumps
Preventing Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Illustration of a spray-bottle of mosquito repellent.

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. Read more about avoiding mosquito-related illness.

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