Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by a thinning of the bones and a loss of bone density. Most common in the elderly and women over the age of 50, osteoporosis occurs in people whose bodies lose the ability to properly replenish the skeletal system, either through malnutrition or various health complications. When new bone tissues aren't produced at the correct rate, then existing bone...read more
We are currently living in tough economic times. Thousands of jobs have been lost recent years. National unemployment rates still hover at a high rate of 8.3%. People who have been hardest hit by the times are forced to cut vital services such as their cell phone service. For low income people having a...read more
Undergoing a home remodel can be a stressful, yet rewarding, experience. Making sure everything goes smoothly from start to finish almost seems like an impossibility, but it's not. Here are a few tips that can help you get through your next remodel without going insane.
Breaking your remodel up into smaller projects can save you a lot of headaches during home remodeling. Trying to...
For those who have decided to attend a nursing school, you will quickly find out that your options are vast. You can go to your local community college, a stand-alone nursing school, the nursing department at the university, or even sign up for nursing classes online. You’ve got to narrow your choices down somehow, so you can settle on a school and start your classes. But how do you know...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....
Graduation is a big milestone, whether high school or college, and letting close friends and relatives share in the celebration is important. Much like wedding or birth announcements, graduation cards allow graduates to inform everyone about their upcoming graduation and give the opportunity for congratulations from those who have been supportive and encouraging throughout high school or...read more
Frequent urination is a common and frustrating health condition that affects millions of people in the United States. For people who struggle with frequent urination, life may seem to revolve around needing to use the restroom. This means getting up to urinate during the night, using the restroom multiple times during the day and, at times, feeling a strong, persistent urge to urinate. At its...read more
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
More and more parents these days are taking up the option to home school their kids. Historically, homeschooling was the norm for children, as only wealthy, upper-class parents could afford the use of a teacher or private tutor. Over the years, however, institutionalized education became more popular, and eventually became the norm. There were always parents on the fringes who still...read more
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
Once upon a time, printing was done on giant printing presses. These printers worked by pressing ink onto a piece of cloth or paper, and applying enough pressure to transfer the ink. About 3600 pages per day could be printed on a printing press, which was an extremely significant increase over traditional hand printing (about 40 pages per day). Even still, using a printing press was not easy...read more
With airlines increasing fares and adding on fees for everything from in-flight meals to extra baggage, finding the cheapest airfare can seem like a daunting task. Even as costs continue to rise, it is possible to find relatively inexpensive airfare by keeping a few things in mind.
First, remember that airline prices vary by the time of the year, day of the week, and upcoming...