Building soil and ecosystem health for food and nutritional security: A worm’s eye view

My father and I were discussing soil restoration the other day, which is not so surprising, given our family’s roots in farming in the U.S. state of Michigan – my grandfather even carried on that tradition when he moved into Detroit for work and rented the vacant lot next door to plant potatoes.

I’m sure he would have felt comfortable joining our soil restoration conversation; after all, it’s a universal concern. The world’s food supplies are still very deeply connected with the soil: without healthy, well-functioning soil, we cannot produce nutritious food. It’s as simple as that. When the soil

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Healthy life expectancy of rich men 26 years more than poor, stats show

The healthy life expectancy of a poor man is 26 years less than that of a more affluent one, official statistics show.

Figures released as part of a Scottish Government report on health inequalities showed that a man in the most deprived areas of Scotland could expect to live to 47 years old in good health between 2017 and 2019, compared to 73 for the most affluent.

The gap between the highest and lowest earners in the country is also growing, the report showed, from 22.5 years between 2013-2015.

There is also a stark difference in the healthy life expectancy

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Local woman receives antibody treatment for COVID-19

YRMC rep confirms it offers this treatment to qualifying patients – News 11’s Arlette Yousif reports

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – A combination of two drugs, casirivimab, and imdevimab, can be used as a COVID treatment for patients who qualify.

The emergency use authorization was issued by the Food and Drug Administration back in November but has not been widely discussed.

In addition to testing positive for COVID, qualifying COVID patients are those who have one or more of the following:

  • Weigh less than 88 pounds (12 years of age and older)
  • Select high-risk health conditions
  • Mild to moderate COVID
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Delta Dental promotes long-time employee to COO role

Former operations VP joined insurer in 1996

authors Staff Reports

Delta Dental of Tennessee has announced the appointment of Melissa Huschke as COO, a role that is new to the company.

Huschke (pictured), a longtime company executive, will oversee client and member services, claims administration, information technology and organizational strategy for the insurer, which works with more than 2,100 employer groups that represent about 1.4 million people.

Huschke has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, including 24 years in dental benefits administration. She joined Nashville-based Delta Dental of Tennessee in

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These 30 Workout Quotes Will Help You Get Motivated Towards Your Fitness Goals

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How to stay healthy during Heart Health Month – 41NBC News




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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — February is Heart Health Month and doctors want to make sure your heart is healthy.

Heart disease is the leading killer for Americans. We spoke with Dr. Arshad Yousef, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Coliseum Medical Center. He says people should eat a heart-healthy diet that’s low in carbs and fat. Eating fruits, vegetables, and proteins like chicken and fish are important too.

Dr. Yousef also says exercising is important, and there are safe ways to do it at home.

“You can do yoga, you can do

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