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Summer Hikes: Part II

...same route in just a few hours!) so I suppose pain can be a great motivator in the right situation.I tried every home remedy I could think of to get that splinter out of my foot, but all failed. One week later I was in the foot doctor's...
Ballplayers' stories rekindle old memories of cold storage

I read a story in the Seattle Post Intelligencer that brought up a memory of 50 years ago.
Beer-swigging snails and rose-hungry porcupines

...horsetail weeds and dandelions that pervade the area. The plants stay relatively free of banana slugs though because of a home remedy, Tom Stewart said: "Cheap beer." "Just put cheap beer in a plastic container and they'll go for the beer and...
McAdams the only pro-choice candidate

...terminate her pregnancy, even in the case of rape or incest. Do we really want to go back to the days of dangerous home remedies and back-alley abortions? Lisa Murkowski's position is less clear, but in no way pro-choice. She helped raise...
Healthy feet, happy feet

...stubborn scourge of toenail fungus, treatments range from a variety of commercial products at the grocery store to home remedies. Oral antifungal medications are commonly prescribed to patients with toenail fungus, but recently they have been...
Must there be an app for everything?

...assignments, church bulletins, restaurant menus, store hours and celebrity tweets; they are consulting calorie counters, home remedies, Pete Delkus and the Food Network; they are playing games and the stock market. All are updating Facebook. They...
Resurgent bedbugs on the prowl in Alaska

...several EPA-approved insecticides available for home and commercial use. There are even bedbug-sniffing dogs. Home remedies, like tossing infested items into a freezer for several days, can help. Frenetic cleaning too. But if you nail...


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