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How To : Prevent Carved & Uncarved Pumpkins from Rotting

Pumpkin carving and decorating is a favorite October pastime. After you've carved an amazing design or face into a pumpkin or two, you want to show it off through your window or set it out on your porch for the neighbors to see. But, without knowing the tricks to save your ho ...more

How To : 9 DIY Tricks for Cleaning Your Car

Ever see those cars so covered in dirt, dust, and grime that someone writes "Wash me" on it using their finger? Well, for those cars' sakes, as well as cases less extreme, a word of advice: procrastination is not a solution — it can only compound the problem. Self-cleaning car ...more

News : Starve E Coli of Copper to Cure Aggressive UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) drive over eight million people to seek medical attention every year. Almost all — as many as 90% — of those infections are caused by Escherichia coli. Copper can kill bacteria, but E. coli has found a way to capture the copper, preventing its a ...more

How To : Reseal a shower stall using silicone

Cracks in your shower, if left untreated, can wreak untold water damage. Fortunately, this video tutorial presents an easy-to-follow guide to resealing a shower stall using silicone. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started repairing your own shower, watch t ...more

News : What to Do if You Think Your Child Has Lyme Disease

Primarily caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, Lyme disease is the most common tickborne disease in the US. By all predictions, 2017 is expected to be a banner tick year in several regions. If you have children, it is important to know what to expect. Ticks can bite a ...more

How To : Gesso a canvas

You can’t expect to paint a masterpiece on untreated cloth. Here’s how to gesso, or prime, a homemade canvas in a hurry. You will need gesso, water, a plastic mixing bowl, a drop cloth, fine grit sandpaper and a house paintbrush. Tip: some painters prefer to use a squeegee to ...more

How To : Get out perspiration stains

It’s easy to make those telltale sweat spots disappear if you know what to use on them. Don't throw away those white shirts, learn how to get rid of sweat stains instead. You Will Need * Liquid laundry detergent * White vinegar or ammonia * Clean sponges * A clean, white clot ...more

How To : Season a new wok

Segment on how to season a metal untreated wok from the Master Chef Apprentice Training Package. Brought to you by WokFusion, this tutorial addresses the skill and preparation that must go into preparing Chinese food.

News : Finally, a New Drug Against 'Untreatable' Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea infections reached a peak in 1975, then decreased until 2009, when infection rate started rising and has increased each year since. With the rise of antibiotic resistance, those numbers are only going to get worse — unless we find new treatments against the bacteria. ...more

How To : Care for a pet mouse

A mouse in the house? Why not? Pet mice are cute, easy to care for, and fun to watch. You will need a wire cage or ten-gallon glass aquarium, aspen shavings, paper, or hay, rodent food, a water bottle, untreated wood blocks, paper towels, toys, an exercise wheel, and of course ...more

How To : Remove a canker-diseased branch with a saw

Cankers, if left untreated, can grow and prove lethal for your trees. In this installment of the Fruitwise Heritage Apple guide to apple pruning, Stephen Hayes demonstrates how to amputate a diseased tree branch with a saw. Watch and learn why, as Stephen puts it, "a seen cank ...more

How To : Treat Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation in your body is not a bad thing if it is localized and temporary, as it is your body's natural healing response to an injury or illness. When the inflammatory response does not turn off and becomes chronic, that is when your body's healthy cells and tissues are in ...more

News : Antibiotics During Pregnancy Linked to Miscarriage

As if being pregnant did not come with enough worry, a new study found that certain antibiotics are linked to an increased risk of spontaneous abortion, or miscarriage — a terrifying finding for any expectant mother. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Jo ...more

How To : Make your own treated dust cloths

Dusting with cloths that are pretreated to attract and hold dust is a huge time-saver. But why spend money on store-bought ones when you can make them yourself for pennies? You Will Need * 2 c. hot water * 1 c. lemon essential oil * A bowl * Cotton cloths * A coffee can or res ...more

How To : Use wood stain

In this video we are shown the proper way to stain wood. For the demonstration in this video our host uses oak cabinets. Wearing rubber gloves, use a rag to apply the coat of stain. You will want to apply two coats of stain followed by a coat of polyurethane to protect your st ...more

How To : Give first aid for anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis can be fatal if left untreated; consequently, first aid treatment is necessary. Find out how to diagnose an anaphylactic reaction and what to do if you or someone else is suffering from anaphylaxis - free video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Give first aid for anaph ...more

How To : Care for a pet gerbil

A gerbil makes a great “starter pet” for a child. Gerbils are friendly, fun to watch, quiet, and clean little guys whose cages don’t get smelly as fast as some animals’. You Will Need * A gerbil * A large wire cage or 20-gallon glass aquarium * Bedding * Gerbil food * Fresh gr ...more

News : Worrisome Outbreak of Mumps Spreads in Colorado

Officials in Colorado are concerned as 61 cases of the mumps were reported so far this year, a significant increase in the prevalence of the contagious disease in the state. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) state that the number is more than th ...more

How To : Prepare cedar plank salmon

This is very impressive looking when done, not to mention easy. I know I say that a lot but it really is. You can find the untreated cedar planks at your local lumberyard. You will need 1 cedar plank, 1 whole salmon fillet, olive oil, kosher salt, fresh ground pepper and brown ...more

News : Is your dog healthy enough for Travel

Be honest about your pet's ability to travel. If your pet is very young or old, or is ill, pregnant, or recovering from surgery, it may be better for all concerned to look into a pet sitter or kennel rather than take a chance on injuring your pet by taking it with you. If you ...more

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