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Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

Leah is driven by learning and adventure. She has studied Journalism, Early Human Development, and Culinary Arts. When she’s not writing she can be found reading or hiking the Southwest.
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Plastic Recycling a “Failed Concept,” Study Says, with Only 5% Recycled in U.S. Last Year as production rises

Recycling, and more specifically, plastic recycling, is generally thought of as something we need to do for the health of the planet. Plastics take years to break down, between 20-600. Additionally, this all depends on the type of plastic, but is alarming, nonetheless. Many studies have shown microplastics found in our water supply and in […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Is a Virus We All Have Causing Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis is a somewhat lesser-known ailment, but it can severely impact the body’s mobility and brain function. In recent years, roughly the last 20-30 it has become a much more common diagnosis. From Montel Williams, Selma Blair, and Christina Applegate, many celebrities have made it their mission to show fans life doesn’t have to […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Lab-Grown Brain Cells Learned to Play Video Game ‘PONG’ in 5 Minutes.

Science has come a long way and every day presents an opportunity to learn something new. In recent years there has been a lot of experimentation with lab-grown things. We’ve heard of GMO fruits and veggies, we’ve heard of prosthetics for missing or damaged limbs, and stem cell research in which stem cells are used […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Retailers Pull Lobster from Menus After “Red List” Warning

Seafood is a delicacy and it is a protein staple in many places around the world. Lobster in particular is pricey and is often consumed on special occasions. However, in an effort to regulate sea life and protect the environment, lobster has been added to the “red list”.  Protectors of the Ecosystem.  Seafood Watch is […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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These Health Benefits of Blackstrap Molasses That May Surprise You

We’ve all heard of certain recipes, typically when baking, that call for molasses or blackstrap molasses. It is a thick syrupy substance, dark in color and rich in flavor. In addition to its ability to add dimension to a dish and despite being a by-product of sugar, Molasses may have some newly discovered health benefits […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Guy Grows Peppers Using Radio-Controlled Equipment in His Greenhouse

One man, in doing something that he loves, built a greenhouse and uses some pretty unconventional methods for maintaining his garden. He created a YouTube channel for those who would like to know more about his methods. Gardening has become a hobby for him, and one that he’s become addicted to expanding on. Food for […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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 ‘I Can’t Have Hate’: Man Serving 400-Year Prison Sentence is Freed

Although we put a lot of faith into the legal system, it does occasionally fail us. For example, someone dangerous may be released back into society because there was a lack of evidence. Arguably worse though, is when someone receives a wrongful conviction, and is forced to spend their lives behind bars. After all, they’ll […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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A Company Illegally Hired a 13-Year-Old. Her Family is Paying the Price.

It seems we, as a nation, have gone back in time to a more primitive time when people had fewer rights. Debates such as Women’s abortion and gay rights have been recalled into question. Furthermore, and possibly the most upsetting, some states are becoming more lenient with their child labor laws. With some facing hot […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

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Boxelder bugs: A Household Pest You Should Never Squish

March 20th, 2024, is the first day of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. That means that although beautiful flowers and lovely warm days are just around the corner, pesky bugs will soon also appear. Most people either deal with these pests by squishing or releasing them outside. However, experts warn that this should not be […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer