Put simply, the estrobolome is the way our bacteria metabolizes our hormones, specifically estrogen in women. The estrobolome is a complete set of genes that are found within a subset of gut bacteria. These genes regulate the circulation of estrogens within the liver, which then affects the …

Something we all have in common is stress. Everyone feels and experiences stress during their life. Some stress is good for us, because it helps us learn and try new things. Some stress is harmful, like traumatic experiences or long-term pressures. What differs between people, including the …

Have you ever felt like your bucket was just too full? Like every little “bad” thing that happens is the last drop of water that makes the bucket overflow? This is understandable, considering the circumstances. This year alone, there has been multiple sources of increased stress, including j…

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In 1911 Montpelier held a Labor Day parade to honor work horses. Teams of Belgians, Shires and Percherons vied for ribbons and cash prizes as 10,000 celebrants watched from the city sidewalks. The parade was the main feature of the city’s Labor Day celebration and was the brainchild of the M…

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From the Boston Marathon to the Indianapolis 500, endurance and strength have always been celebrated. Even in the bygone age of horse power, a stress test to find the best horse and rider was first staged by the Morgan Horse Club of New England in a feat of stamina and survival for Vermont h…