Most of us out here in NM don’t have a lot to worry about yet with this plant, but it is moving westward, and anyone or there pets could be exposed to it on vacation in an area where the ground gets more moisture. 

The problem is it looks like that pretty Queen Anne’s Lace plant, but every single part of the plant is very poisonous. I was led to this article from another where a guy was hospitalized for over a month because he used a weedeater to cut down a whole bunch of it. The plant’s poison was aerosolized and within hours he couldn’t breathe. 

The best time to control the growth of this plant is in the spring before it has flowers and goes to seed.

Umbrella-like flower clusters similar to Queen Anne's lace are one way to recognize the hazardous weed poisonous hemlock.Poisonous plant is spreading across US grounds, purple-splotched stem
Poison hemlock is a toxic invasive species that is popping up in flower beds and backyard gardens across the U.S. Here’s what you need to


When we encourage foam rolling we urge you not to roll cross the hip or the knee…you aren’t trying to stretch or massage a tendon, you want to foam roll and release a tight muscle (the tensor fasciae latae) that starts at the hip and merges into the ITB that crosses the knee.

We mention the IT band (ilio-tibial band) because that is where you’ll feel the impact of the tight muscle; it’s good to understand where the friction is coming from (the rubbing of the ITB over the epicondyle of the lateral side of the knee), but it is the TFL that is actually overactivated/tight. Look below for pictures of stretches and foam rolling that can help if you have lateral knee pain (and sometimes hip pain and/or ankle pain) that is caused by ITBFS.


Mother and daughter picking bell peppers in a greenhouseA Dietitian’s 7 Best Foods to Keep Your Skin Young and Healthy

Mumemories/Getty Images. Fatty fish. Oily fish like salmon, mackerel, and herring are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which are nutrients involved in healthy processes throughout the body (including protecting you against heart disease).. First off, foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids help keep inflammation at bay—a big win for your

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