Where should Pittsburgh environmental groups focus to combat the city's racist legacies?

When Betty Foster-Pinkley’s mom passed away in 2010, she took over responsibility for the family house in the East Hills.  The house she and her six siblings grew up in is at the very bottom of Dornbush Street. With a slope of 32 degrees, Dornbush is the second steepest street in Pittsburgh and the eighth… Continue reading Where should Pittsburgh environmental groups focus to combat the city's racist legacies?

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Recipe: Greek Tofu Salad with Tomatoes and Cucumbers

Combining low-fat feta and tofu makes for a lighter, healthier Greek salad. Serve this salad on lettuce leaves garnished with toasted whole-grain bread. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy Ingredients 3/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta… Continue reading Recipe: Greek Tofu Salad with Tomatoes and Cucumbers

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‘High on the Hog’ Celebrates Black Contributions to Global Food and Culture Civil Eats

In the first episode of Netflix’s new docuseries, High on the Hog, host Stephen Satterfield meets a woman who runs a floating market in the West African nation of Benin. With a straw hat on her head and paddles in her hands, she hawks fresh and packaged foods from her rowboat on Lake Nokoue in… Continue reading ‘High on the Hog’ Celebrates Black Contributions to Global Food and Culture Civil Eats

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This scorecard will tell you the environmental impact of your new H&M T-shirt

If you browse for a shirt on H&M’s website, you might now see a new scorecard—a little like a nutrition label for sustainability—ranking the environmental performance of the material used in the product. The brand is one of the first to start rolling out the information, which will soon include other details about the environmental… Continue reading This scorecard will tell you the environmental impact of your new H&M T-shirt

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Schools spent millions on high-tech air purifiers. But are they actually making things worse?

Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters. Brandon Armbruster just wanted to keep his students safe. The chief operating officer of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Austin, Texas, Armbruster spent the spring and summer of 2020 diligently… Continue reading Schools spent millions on high-tech air purifiers. But are they actually making things worse?

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Why Is My Period Late?

There’s nothing like a late period to add some extra stress to your life. The most obvious culprit — pregnancy — is one possibility, but there are lots of other reasons. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or… Continue reading Why Is My Period Late?

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Here's how Consensus plans to 'attack' the interoperability opportunity as a new public company

A company primarily known in the healthcare industry for its cloud fax business is aiming to tackle the broader interoperability market. J2 Global, a conglomerate of media and information services, recently announced plans to split into two businesses, spinning off its internet fax business as a new company called Consensus. The bulk of the company, in… Continue reading Here's how Consensus plans to 'attack' the interoperability opportunity as a new public company

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Exercise aids the cognitive development of children born preterm

A premature start in life can cause problems even into teenage years. A study by the University of Basel and the University Children’s Hospital Basel (UKBB) indicates that training motor skills in these children helps even when they are older. Children that are born before the 37th week of pregnancy remain under close medical supervision… Continue reading Exercise aids the cognitive development of children born preterm

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How we can help coral and seabirds survive a warming world

Global warming is not just increasing average temperatures on land, it’s heating up the oceans as well. As marine heat waves become more common, they are disrupting longstanding relationships between species that have come to depend on each other. Corals may lose the algae living inside of them, causing them to bleach, or even die,… Continue reading How we can help coral and seabirds survive a warming world

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