• Sierra y Tierra: El Velo Negro de María

    Javier Sierra Sierra Club Con un nuevo monstruo amenazando la Costa Este de Estados Unidos y un año después del peor desastre en la historia de Puerto Rico, la isla sigue cubierta por el velo negro del Huracán María. Puerto Rico finalmente anunció el verdadero saldo mortal de la tormenta y...
  • In Your Backyard: Report Finds Over 124 Million Americans Live Near Toxic Threats

    Soundbite Services LOS ANGELES — Chances are you or someone you know live near a potentially hazardous chemical facility and may not even know it. A new interactive map and report from the Environmental Justice Health Alliance identifies 12,000 such facilities that it said present health and safety risks. Based on...
  • What are we doing about getting rid of all the plastic floating in the ocean and forming giant gyres far from land?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Plastic in the ocean is a big problem that first came to widespread public attention in the late 1980s when mariners began sharing reports of what turned out to be a 1.6 million square kilometer garbage patch (that’s about three times the size...
  • Sopa de fideo con caldo de frijol

    Chef Guadalupe García de León Canolainfo.org   La sopa de fideos es un ejemplar de la comida reconfortante. El uso del caldo de frijol y el aceite de canola que es saludable para el corazón hacen que esta sopa sea más nutritiva. Además. el sabor neutro del aceite de...
  • 7 surprising benefits of doing jigsaw puzzles

    BPT There’s a quiet movement going on in this country, and it doesn’t involve apps, data or the latest fad. Following the lead of vinyl record albums, coloring books and traditional board games, jigsaw puzzles are seeing a resurgence in popularity. Perhaps, because it’s an opportunity to unplug and...
  • Flu-Fighting Facts

    NAPS The flu is nothing to sneeze at. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza has resulted in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses annually since 2010. The best way to stay out of such statistics, the CDC says, is for everyone who is...
  • HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE IT’S TIME TO GET VACCINATED FOR THE FLU

    Santa Clara County Valley Health Centers offer free flu shots in many locations   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA. – Free flu shots for adults over 19 will be available at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s geographically accessible “Valley Health Centers” beginning on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Adult Flu Vaccine Fairs...
  • Semana de los Arcángeles, Gabriel, Miguel, Rafael y Uriel

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador Durante el transcurso de esta semana se celebra espiritualmente en honor a los arcángeles, San Gabriel, San Miguel, San Rafael y San Uriel. Ángeles mencionados en las sagradas escrituras y en libros sagrados e históricos. Los fieles suelen realizar romerías y peregrinaciones a iglesias...
  • Debunking myths about grocery store staples

    BPT When you enter a grocery store, you’re suddenly faced with thousands of options. You want to get the staples you need and you want the best nutrition for your family, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed. How do you know what’s your best choice? “Options like brown versus...