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Frozen fish at a marketMonday, April 20, 2015

In general, fish caught outside the Fukushima area have levels of radiation far below acceptable limits, but long-term effects of the disaster are still unknown.

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 A recent study also found that the glow from electronic devices passes through the retina into a part of the hypothalamus that suppresses the sleep-inducing hormone, melatonin.Monday, April 13, 2015

Unplugging from electronic devices before bed can improve both the quality and quantity of your sleep.

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Sustainable Cleaning Supplies for the KitchenMonday, April 6, 2015

No need for expensive, chemically laden household cleaners — you likely already have most of these eco-friendly, family- and pet-safe cleaning supplies on hand.

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Couple riding bikes through woods.Monday, March 30, 2015

The CDC estimates that by focusing on chronic disease prevention, U.S. health care costs could drop by $1.6 trillion. Are you doing your part?

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Woman blowing her nose with spring flowers in the background.Monday, March 23, 2015

These simple tips can help provide relief from seasonal allergies so you can enjoy spring again.

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Stainless steel water bottles.Monday, March 16, 2015

Stainless steel and glass bottles are the safest options for you to drink water out of.

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Woman enjoying spring sunshine.Monday, March 9, 2015

The northern latitude of Seattle allows its residents to make vitamin D from sunshine for only eight months out of the year, but excess amounts are stored for use in the winter, so be sure to soak it up while you can.

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Nuts in a jar.Monday, March 2, 2015

You can save money and preserve the flavor of your nuts, oils and whole grains by keeping them cool.

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Compost bin in garden.Monday, February 23, 2015

It's easy to hand your compost over to Seattle's curbside pickup program, but why give away your valuable scraps when you can use them to add nutritents to your own garden?

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Washing hands in soapy water.Monday, February 16, 2015

Even though cold and flu are caused by a different type of virus, the symptoms can be similar.

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