Commentary

The areas in the UK where you pay the most – and least – for your water bills

On April 24, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

United Kingdom areas in which you pay the most and least for water bills. People who live in Cornwall, Sussex, and Devon are paying the highest basd on newly found research. People who live in London typically spend significantly less than people in Scotland or Northern Ireland. Unlike gas and electric there are way fewer […]

 

As I wait for the results, I delve deeper into what exactly we should be drinking.

On April 24, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Raw Water – pricey bottles of untreated, unfiltered, unsterilized ester that can sell for over $35 – is the latest health fad that has spread from the US to the UK. In addition to the bottles, websites have sprung up to help people find untreated water that they can drink, often in out of the […]

 

Dr. Robert A. Dichmann: Five tips for a healthy lifestyle

On April 23, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Five tips to achieve a healthy lifestyle could include, get your screenings! You can screen for breast, cervical, prostate, colon and skin cancer to catch these early. Get immunized for HPV and Hepatitis B to protect yourself from liver, neck, head and cervical cancer. Get healthy by fighting cancer with your fork! Try to exercise […]

 

Water regulator asks Michael Gove for more powers to stop you being ripped off

On April 23, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Water Regulators in the UK have been in communication with Environmental Secretary Michael Gove about ways to crack down on the water industry for raising rates and engaging in dubious accounting practices in order to avoid paying taxes, boost stockholder dividends for investors and afford large bonuses for executives. Gove’s aggressive rhetoric against the water […]

 

Small, Healthy Rituals: These Are The Ones This Top Functional Medicine Doctor Won’t Go A Day Without

On April 22, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Everyday Routines that improve your wellness could include Mindful meditation. Twenty minutes a day of focus in the type of meditation that works for you. A few minutes of outdoors, perhaps take a walk around the neighborhood. You can take a moment to connect to nature and exercise. Eat simple foods, such as protein and […]

 

Dimensions of well-being

On April 22, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

There are seven dimensions of well-being and Mercyhurst Wellness Fair helps students on various campuses focus on taking care of themselves. They feature massages, giveaways, time with therapy dogs, crafts, and physical awareness through screenings. The seven dimensions of well being are: environmental, emotional, mental, occupational, physical, spiritual, and social health. The fair is designed […]

 

Bottle buyers failing to plan failing the planet, says Keep Britain Tidy

On April 21, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Studies show that even with the Blue Planet II initiative that was rolled out, only about one third of britons are carrying refillable water bottles when out. While more information has been put out to increase the population’s awareness of the harm plastic bottles can cause to the environment, less than half of the country […]

 

N&H TOPLINE: Remnants of antibiotics persist in treated farm waste

On April 21, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Two scientists have recently studied two advanced waste water filtration systems to see how effectively they remove antibiotics from animal manure. Anaerobic degradation and reverse osmosis were tested and the scientists found that neither did a very satisfactory job of removing antibiotics from the solid remains of the manure. In fact, these remains had higher […]

 

How to add value to your first home

On April 20, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

Add value while moving to a new house is a very important topic for discussion and is one of those things that everybody talks about . Many of the persons do it a few times, and it becomes quite exciting . Once you have moved and settled into your new home , you will start […]

 

People are still buying too many single-use plastic bottles – WFSB 3 Connecticut

On April 20, 2018, in Commentary, by Erik

A survey condutcted by Keep Britain Tidy and Brita found that only 36 percent of the 2,138 people surveyed regularly use a reusable water bottle. Another study, conducted by YouGov, found that half of the people who were apart of the study said they had a reusable water bottle but 17 percent said they do […]