Updated 12:03 am PDT, Saturday, April 27, 2019 In this April 16, 2019 photo, Leo Cross with Florida Wildlife Trappers, removes bees outside a house in Cocoa Beach, Fla.. He had removed a hive of bees a week ago, but many bees returned to the area inside the homeowner's roof so had to return a week later to remove the rest of them. (Malcolm Denemark/Florida Today via AP) less In this April 16, 2019 photo, Leo Cross with Florida Wildlife Trappers, removes bees outside a house in Cocoa Beach, Fla.. He had removed a hive of bees a week ago, but many bees returned to the area inside the ... more Photo: Malcolm Denemark, AP Photo: Malcolm Denemark, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 In this April 16, 2019 photo, Leo Cross with Florida Wildlife Trappers, removes bees outside … [Read more...] about Bee crisis: Pollinators endure countless threats in Florida
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When Dr. Steven J. Barrer inherited a couple of beehives a few years ago, he discovered that the world of the honey bee is rich and complex, and he loves to share every buzzworthy tidbit he has learned along the way. It all started when a family member working on the HVAC system at his home in Huntingdon Valley asked to set up a couple of beehives on his property. After a few years, when the relative didn’t have time to take care of them anymore, he asked the neurosurgeon to take them over. In our "The Doctor Is Out" feature, PhillyVoice highlights the out-of-office pursuits of Philadelphia-area doctors, nurses and medical professionals: crazy hobbies, amazing feats, inspiring charity work.Know a health professional with a great story? Send us a tip via email. “I’ve learned a lot about beekeeping from him and what I didn’t know I researched on YouTube and the internet,” said Barrer, director of the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for … [Read more...] about For Philly-area neurosurgeon, spring brings a hive of activity
Samantha Lopez, Houston Chronicle Updated 5:28 pm CST, Friday, February 15, 2019 Photo: Houston Chronicle Illustration Photo: Houston Chronicle Illustration Image 1 of / 29 Caption Close Image 1 of 29 Photo: Houston Chronicle Illustration What's happening at the Houston rodeo? 1 / 29 Back to Gallery The main events begin on Feb. 25, but there is a whole schedule of things to do leading up to day one of the rodeo. Events for the next week include: Feb. 16: Conroe Parade from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at the City of Conroe. Boots & Bling Dinner/Dance from 7:00–11:59 p.m. at Pearland KC Hall. Feb. 17: Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup & Best Bites Competition from 6:30-10:00 p.m. … [Read more...] about What’s happening at the Houston rodeo?
Honey has been around forever, but it has reemerged in modern times has both a “superfood” and medicine with tons of health benefits. As with most products, there is a range in the quality — and therefore healing properties — of honey. The honeybear that you grew up with will do in a pinch, though there has been some questions regarding the quality and added ingredients to many commercial brands. But manuka honey is the gold standard when it comes to providing a hefty dose of healing and health benefits. Manuka honey, native to New Zealand, has antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that set it apart from traditional honey. In fact, it has traditionally been used to heal wounds, soothe sore throats, prevent tooth decay and improve digestive issues, according to Healthline. RELATED READ: Everything you need to know about flaxseed – and what it can do for youProduced by bees that pollinate the flowers of the … [Read more...] about Manuka honey is the healing pantry staple that’ll improve most aspects of your life
Ivy Lawson never imagined she would open a business in Boston’s North End. Born in Jamaica and raised in Hyde Park, she said that as a kid growing up in Boston she knew that the city’s Italian neighborhood wasn’t considered a place where she was welcome. She recalled that as a teen in the ’70s, during the years of Boston’s busing crisis, she would stand across from the neighborhood with one of her friends, who was Italian. “Of course the Rose Kennedy Greenway wasn’t there, Haymarket wasn’t the same, but we used to stand on the other side,” Lawson said. “And me, being a black person, she would run and get us pizza slices and go back. I remember that as teenagers we used to do that. We didn’t come to this section of the North End. You just didn’t, because it wasn’t, like, allowable.” But yet decades later, on Nov. 19, she opened a storefront for her business, Ivyees “Everything Honey,” on a … [Read more...] about ‘I’m not trying to be anybody’s hero or anybody’s pioneer’: Ivy Lawson is making history with her honey shop in the North End