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Tim Ludwig

Tim Ludwig

There’s no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has been immensely stressful for virtually everyone. From job loss to healthcare concerns, there’s really no escaping the effects of COVID-19 — particularly because we’re forced to hole up in our homes in order to flatten the curve. Although the U.S. holds over
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It may be hard to get your kids to go outside. Spring and summer may be warm, but kids love tablets and cell phones now. However, getting your kids out in the sunshine and fresh air of the backyard can help with feelings of depression, loneliness, and anxiety, especially during

While most people know Oregon for its beautiful landscape and rich woodworking scene, few people know that the state is actually one of the top producers of hazelnuts in the whole country. In fact, as many as 99% of the hazelnuts grown in the United States comes from Willamette Valley

The coronavirus outbreak remains in full swing throughout North America and the rest of the world. With so many people falling ill, the outbreak has had many wide-reaching effects on people of all kinds. Of course, the disease that’s caused by coronavirus, COVID-19, has hospitalized thousands of people all across

Whenever dangerous diseases such as COVID-19 start spreading, public health officials, state governors, city mayors, and everyday Americans alike prepare and adjust to minimize the damage in any way they can. Even if you are not a doctor or a city mayor, you can do your part to keep your

Hiking season is on its way with the weather warming up. It’s a great way to experience the outdoors while also getting a fantastic workout. On average, one mile of hiking burns over 500 calories. If you’re ready to get outdoors this year, here are 16 hikes in the United

When you think of trying to work in more opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors, you might imagine high-energy, time-consuming activities like mountain climbing. While these physical feats can be highly enjoyable for some, you don’t have to push your body to the limit in order to spend time outside.

Parts of Oregon have seen a spike in radon hot spots recently. New data has indicated that the radioactive gas is present in places like Banks and North Plains in Oregon. Radon gas occurs naturally, usually existing underground in rocks. When uranium decays, it results in radon gas. One of

When the weather outside is frightful, it can be tricky to stay healthy. Not everyone is fearless enough to run on icy sidewalks, and gym membership costs can add up quick. But it’s important to exercise for your health even with shorter daylight hours and colder weather. Here are a

A drug is any substance that alters the human body, ranging from aspirin to heroin and anything in between. Most drugs are either prescribed via a doctor, or they are illegal to use at all. Today across the U.S., opioids are being abused in ever-greater numbers, and many experts agree