• Community Health: How Does Your County Rank?

    The 2011 County Health Rankings look at various factors that impact community health. Each county was ranked against other counties in their state. How does your county rank? County rankings tell us that where we live matters to our health. Typically, urban counties are the least healthy because of higher poverty rates and lack of […] More

  • 5 Eco-Friendly Options for a Cool Bath Mat

    Your bathroom may be the least appealing room in your house by definition of purpose but that doesn’t mean that it can’t serve as an oasis of peace and solitude! While many aspects of your water closet determine exactly how appealing it is, there is no denying the power of the bath mat in setting a tone of design and usefulness as your bathroom’s centerpiece. More

  • Yoga for Farmers and Gardeners

    [social_buttons] Ever since I started working on a farm, I’ve been painfully aware that I don’t have enough core strength to spend the whole day bending over and lifting heavy equipment. Planting, weeding, harvesting, and most of the other activities involved in food production can take a toll on your body, whether your working on […] More

  • Eco-Friendly Playgrounds

    Parents know the benefits of installing playgrounds and playsets. Beyond being a fun activity that gets children outdoors, playground equipment is important for a child’s cognitive, emotional, physical, and interpersonal development. A day in the backyard or at the park does wonders for kids’ physical health, as well as improving their self-confidence and social skills, […] More

  • Green Globetrotting with Eco Hotels of the World

    Showcasing the most environmentally-friendly hotels in the world, Eco Hotels of the World is a leading global online guide for the ultimate in green travel accommodations, from sustainably designed new hotels or resorts to once-in-a-lifetime ecotravel experiences like staying in an igloo in Switzerland.Β  Each accommodation is evaluated based on a five star rating system […] More

  • Earth Policy Institute: Better Health for All

    By Lester R. Brown http://www.earthpolicy.org/Books/Seg/PB3ch07_ss4.htm Ensuring basic health care for people in low-income countries is critical to the Plan B goal of eradicating poverty and stabilizing population. While heart disease and cancer (largely the diseases of aging), obesity, and smoking dominate health concerns in industrial countries, in developing countries infectious diseases are the overriding health […] More

  • Healthcare and Wellness for All

    As my wife and I write about in ECOpreneuring, if good health is important – and it should be for everyone – then a regular exercise routine along with eating right becomes a feature in our sustainable lifestyle, whether you walk around the block, do yoga or work out three times a week at a […] More

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