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Green spring cleaning ideas that are kind to Mother Nature

(BPT) – It’s not necessary to use harsh chemicals and toxins to achieve a cleaner, fresh-smelling home this spring. Homemade cleaning products and earth-friendly tactics can help you clean green. Here are green cleaning ideas and a supplies list that will make Mother Nature happy: • Begin by decluttering, which Continue reading →

Cancer Vaccine for Young Girls

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Please advise about the Gardasil vaccine. My granddaughter just turned 18 (to date, no sexual activity — really) and begins college next year. Her doctor is pushing the vaccine for her and for her just-turned-14 sister. I value your common-sense approach to medical issues. What do you Continue reading →

Stripping Old Finish From Hardwood Floor

Question: I’d like to refinish the hardwood floor in our upstairs common area. I’m pretty sure it was installed when the house was built. The floor has some sort of shiny finish (or it used to be shiny), though I’m not sure what it is. Will this matter when I Continue reading →