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A Tree Grows in Lyons
Photo courtesy of Bonnie Auslander
By Dr. Sara Hart - ND, MSOM
CO registered Naturopathic Doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist
There may be nothing better in life than spending a hot summer day at the river or other beautiful, clean body of water! Taking a dip in the river after time on the mountain bike, gardening, horseback riding or hiking invigorates our bodies and feels great as well as it’s an excellent way to promote healthy circulation on a hot day.
The biggest risk for anyone spending the day in the water is sunburn. UVA and UVB rays from the sun are known to damage skin in different ways. The UVA rays damage slowly, over time, accelerating the
By Linda Pecone
CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound found in cannabis. Though it is a relatively new supplement for pets, it has proven itself to be a serious medical benefit for animals. It's a safe, non-toxic, natural, effective, non-prescription treatment for pet inflammation, arthritis, pain, seizure-related health problems, anxiety, and it's completely legal. CBD, not to be confused with THC from marijuana, does not have psychoactive effects. It will not get your pet high. As a matter of fact, it has very few side effects and cannot be overdosed. The only side effects seen in pets has been drowsiness.
Studies show that cannabinoids have a strong affinity for the brain and nervous tissue, and are able to easily cross the blood-brain barrier. One of the most common uses of CBD for pets is its use for anxiety and behavior issues. In the case of emotional illness post-traumatic stress disorder for example, CBD use has had a marked effect on it. It also has proven use for hyperactivity at very low doses. (This is helpful as CBD products can be expensive.)
By Kathleen Spring
This year’s campers at the Lyons Redstone Museum Summer History camp covered three areas of Colorado history. The first was to study the history of the wild animals of Colorado. The second was to learn about how people transmitted news across America in the pioneer
The Redstone Museum’s new permanent exhibit All Aboard! Railroads in Lyons opened to the public Wednesday, June 27. The exhibit would not have been possible without a community support grant from the Lyons Community Foundation. We are grateful for their financial assistance and encouragement of the museum and the preservation of history in Lyons.