One of the easiest ways to lose weight is to drink water. It is a great resource and our body feeds off of it to function. Water is an essential resource used to hydrate the body and enact certain brain and muscle functions that are not stimulated by any other nutrients. Since water makes up the greatest percentage of anything in the body, it is only natural to need enough water to function as...read more
During a summer heat wave when the sweltering temperatures reach the triple digit benchmark an air conditioner can be your best friend. Some people will go to great lengths to try and stay cool. They'll go to the movie theater to watch a movie they don't want to see just to sit in a dark air conditioned room. They'll wander the frozen food aisle at the grocery store for hours just to...read more
You've seen the signs on the backs of buses, heard the commercials, and seen the billboards, but have you ever really, honestly considered car donation?
The personal and financial benefits of donating your car to an organization can be great, but beyond that, you are doing a great service to your community when you choose to donate your car instead of scrap it or sell it yourself....
Urinary tract infections are common health issues that are usually easily treatable. A urinary tract infection, or UTI, can develop in either the upper or lower urinary tract. Most UTIs are in the form of bladder infections, which are in the lower urinary tract. Regular urination and lubricating substances lining the urinary tract are often enough to prevent infections from taking hold. When...read more
A lot of attention has been given to LLCs lately. An LLC, short for limited liability company, is a middle ground between a partnership and a corporation. Forming an LLC grants business owners full limited-liability protection like that of a corporation with a pass-through tax status like a partnership. LLCs are relatively new, and can be thought of somewhat as regular partnerships, but all...read more
When it comes down to cost and convenience, is it better to rent or to buy a home? The answer is that it varies depending on your situation and financial prospects, but, when possible, it is almost always better to own a home than to rent property. Renting may seem like quite a deal as you do get access to a number of amenities at most rental properties and rent never seems like much but it is...read more
The internet is meant to connect people and while endless streams of information are nice, there is nothing quite like socialization. Online chat sites allow people to meet online through various manners and talk about whatever it is that interests them. Sometimes online chatrooms have topics and other times they are meet-ups for friends. No matter the purpose of the chatroom or who is in it,...read more
It’s Spring and your thoughts turn to cleaning up the patio or deck and getting it ready for the BBQ’s of summer. But as you look over the leaf strewn deck, there is one thing that becomes clear: You need a new outdoor dining set. I’m not saying you want a new outdoor dining set, I’m saying you NEED a new outdoor dining set. The old one just won’t do. It’s...read more
For people with diabetes, controlling blood sugar levels is an everyday part of life. The long-term complications of high blood sugar include nerve damage, vision loss, cardiovascular disease and more. In the short term, people who don't maintain normal blood sugar levels are vulnerable to diabetic ketoacidosis and diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome. Diabetics routinely check their blood glucose...read more
Kidney cancer is a form of cancer that originates in the kidneys. The two most common types of kidney cancer are renal cell carcinima (RCC) and urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC). Those names reflect the type of cell that the cancer develops on. There are numerous other types of kidney cancers such mesoblastic nephroma, teratoma, and Wilms tumor which usually only occurs in children under the age...read more
Satellite TV service has gained in popularity over the past couple of decades. While it used to be primarily used by those living in rural areas, because they did not have access to cable television, it is now common to find satellite dishes on the roofs of homes everywhere, both urban and rural.
In order to subscribe to satellite TV service, a customer must purchase or rent a...
Not all that much was known about postpartum depression and other depressive disorders that may be triggered by childbirth until just the last few decades. In fact, it was often referred to as the ‘baby blues’ and dismissed as something the sufferer would just have to ‘get over’. This group of depressive disorders is now known as postpartum depression, a real and...read more