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Dear EarthTalk: I've been having trouble sleeping and my doctor suggested that indoor air pollution could be a contributing factor. Do you have any tips for how to improve my home's air quality without breaking the bank?                                         -- Jennifer Abromovitch, Putney, VT

Depression and Older Adults – Help is Available

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Depression is more than just feeling sad or blue. It is a common but serious mood disorder that needs treatment. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, and working.

When you have depression, you have trouble with daily life for weeks at a time. Doctors call this condition "depressive disorder" or "clinical depression."

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Dear EarthTalk: I want to set a good environmental example with my gift-giving this holiday season. Any tips on how--or even better, what--to give greener?         -- Jane P., Bowie, MD

The holidays are a time for giving but it is also important to be conscious about spending your gift budget wisely to eliminate packaging waste, buy products that will last and patronize manufacturers and retailers known for social and environmental responsibility.

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Dear EarthTalk: I'm looking for cool holiday gift ideas for a strident vegan who won't tolerate items that make use of animals or animal products. Any ideas?            -- Doug Halpern, Washington, DC

From the Extension Agent’s Desk – Small Steps to Health and Wealth

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If you are like me, which I hope you aren't, you're having a little trouble getting your pants buttoned in the morning after an amazing Thanksgiving feast.  I'm also thinking ahead to the Christmas Parties and of course Christmas Day and how all that yummy food is going to affect my physique.  In contrast, as my belly gets bigger, my finances will become smaller with the purchasing of presents and various other charitable giving. 

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Dear EarthTalk: What are some ways we can encourage more commuters to ditch their cars in favor of bikes?                                                                             &nb

19th Annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run/Walk Set

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The 19th Annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run begins at 7:00 am Thursday, November 23, 2017, at Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. The run/walk is an annual event sponsored by the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (Oklahoma) to honor the victims and survivors of the Sand Creek Massacre and for healing of ancestral homelands. This year's event will mark the 153rd year since the Sand Creek Massacre. (For locations of each phase of the event, see the map at the bottom of this page.)