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Too Ill to Work?

July 20, 2012 – 1:37 pm Comments Off on Too Ill to Work?
Too Ill to Work?

Your spouse wakes up with stuffed-up nose. She didn’t get any sleep last night, is congested and spent most of the night coughing. You listened to her. Plus, your back hurts. It’s hurt for a long time. Both of you start …

Removing Recalled Products from the Shelves

July 3, 2012 – 6:49 pm Comments Off on Removing Recalled Products from the Shelves
Removing Recalled Products from the Shelves

Removing recalled items from the shelves and out of consumers’ hands is hard enough for manufacturers, but doing it while third-party retailers continue to sell products makes the job even harder.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission …

The Importance of Drinking Water

July 3, 2012 – 6:32 pm Comments Off on The Importance of Drinking Water
The Importance of Drinking Water

Summer is an important time to be aware of how much water we are consuming. Warm, sunny days and outdoor activities lead to an increase in sweat, as your body works to keep cool. Now …

Financial Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

July 1, 2012 – 6:42 pm Comments Off on Financial Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Financial Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

It’s easy to accrue lots of debt—and quickly. However, it’s not so easy to get out from under once you’re there.
One way to help your future is to look back on the past. What financial …

What Does ‘Infertility’ Really Mean?

June 30, 2012 – 3:34 pm Comments Off on What Does ‘Infertility’ Really Mean?
What Does ‘Infertility’ Really Mean?

The inability for a couple to conceive is often devastating. Frequently, women blame themselves for their failure to become pregnant.
However, infertility is not always the result of the woman’s deficiencies. It is necessary to look at both the man …

Temps Are Rising – 5 Tips for the Road

June 29, 2012 – 6:54 pm Comments Off on Temps Are Rising – 5 Tips for the Road
Temps Are Rising – 5 Tips for the Road

The summer sun sends temperatures soaring into the 90s in many parts of the U.S., which can make your car a danger zone for many reasons.
Whether your summer consists of family road tripping or lazy …

My Daughter Has ADHD

June 27, 2012 – 6:27 pm Comments Off on My Daughter Has ADHD
My Daughter Has ADHD

Have you ever asked yourself, “Does my child have ADHD?”
I didn’t know much about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) before 2006. It sounded like a label that kids who could not control themselves were given …

Your Best Vacation Yet

June 26, 2012 – 3:04 pm Comments Off on Your Best Vacation Yet
Your Best Vacation Yet

Summertime is synonymous with family vacations, weekend getaways and travel far and wide. From hitting the road to exotic adventures, there are basic rules—and more trip-specific pointers—to think about and know before, during and after you depart.

Do Food Journals Help You Lose Weight?

June 25, 2012 – 6:36 pm Comments Off on Do Food Journals Help You Lose Weight?
Do Food Journals Help You Lose Weight?

There are scores of weight lost strategies. You’ll find them on TV, magazines, radio and the Internet. Many of them have controversy tied to them. There is not enough of this, too much of that.

Fanfare, Fun and Fireworks

June 25, 2012 – 6:20 pm Comments Off on Fanfare, Fun and Fireworks
Fanfare, Fun and Fireworks

Summer is upon us and that means baseball, apple pie and the Fourth of July—which, of course, means fireworks.

The lure of pyrotechnics is almost irresistible for many, especially kids. In fact, there has been a …