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What to Know about Your Tuna Sandwich

Americans love their tuna. Indeed, the U.S. is the largest market for canned tuna in the world. But according to experts, much of the nation’s canned tuna is not produced sustainably or ethically. “Many of the nation’s largest tuna producers continue to talk a good game on sustainability and human rights, yet have not made the changes needed to shift a destructive industry,” says David Pinsky, Greenpeace USA oceans campaigner. But there is good news, too. In its second-ever canned tuna ranking, Greenpeace USA found that a number of U.S. retailers have made significant progress toward offering consumers more...

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Gearing up for Fall Sports Seasons

Whatever your outdoor athletic passions are, the fall season is an ideal time of year to get out and enjoy them. However, the pleasant weather and fresh air may have you pushing new boundaries and venturing farther than ever. Whether you are hiking a trail or training for a fall marathon, this great gear can help you before, during and after your next big activity. Before You Go You are likely well-versed in the need for sunscreen and bug spray to prevent burns and itch. But there is one more essential skin care item that all endurance athletes should...

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Protect Your Heart Health by Getting Vaccinated

While getting vaccinated is important for people of all ages, it’s especially important for adults with heart disease. They are more likely to have serious complications from common diseases such as influenza (flu) or pneumonia that vaccination can help prevent. Common diseases can become serious in adults with heart disease; they can even increase the risk of another heart attack. The protection that vaccines provide helps reduce these risks, and while adults may know they are at increased risk for a heart attack, they may not know they need vaccines throughout their lives to help protect them from serious...

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DELAWARE COUNTY MOSQUITO SPRAYING SET

The Department of Environmental Protection will apply an Ultra-Low Volume (ULV) mosquito treatment the evening of Thursday, August 31, 2017 to portions of Haverford and Radnor Townships in Delaware County. The purpose of these sprayings is to control the population of adult mosquitoes and reduce the risk of spreading Mosquito-Borne Viruses. In the event of rain, the spraying will be rescheduled for Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The treatment will be administered with truck-mounted equipment to spray open spaces in residential and recreational areas. The equipment dispenses Deltagard at a rate of 0.66 ounces per acre. This product is designed...

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Fall into a seasonal routine with your pet

Every year, usually around the end of August as we start to pack up the remnants of summer, pet owners everywhere should take the opportunity to get Fido ready for the return to a life lived on the other side of the front door. Yes, that’s right; the transition from summer to fall is a real thing. Just the change in temperature forces pet owners to spend more time outside with pets. Some of the lucky dogs even get to travel with their owners. However, all of that traveling and extra time spent outside can take a toll on...

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