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Where Healthy Food Is Scarce, A Dream Of A Flourishing Fruit Tree In Every Yard

When Enio Ximenes arrived from California four years ago with his girlfriend Jacquelyn Cafasso, the couple began volunteering at the nonprofit Edible Plant Project.  The nonprofit, he said, “stood out because they were doing education, and they were trying to get people to plant edible plants in their yards.”  “I …

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County Fertilizer Ordinance in Effect, Local Landscaping Professionals Speak Up

Local lawns might not look as green this fall due to an updated Alachua County fertilizer ordinance, and lawn care companies are starting to feel the effects. The amended ordinance, which took effect on Oct. 1, implemented a seasonal ban on the use of fertilizers containing nitrogen – a main …

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Virtual Reality “DREAMS” Helps Patients Cope In ICU

The Digital Rehabilitation Environment-Altering Medical System uses VR headsets and noise-canceling headphones to transport intensive care unit patients to remote beaches and hillsides, said Suvajdzic, a game designer and associate director at UF’s Digital Worlds Institute. There, they undergo guided meditation. 

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