Wednesday June 27, 2012
Quitting cigarettes is not always as easy as just deciding to do it and then, well, doing it. To have the greatest chance at success, there's a bit of preparation that should be done to ensure you've got a support system lined up and smoking temptations out of sight.
Monday June 25, 2012
When it comes to hurricanes, wildfires, and other natural disasters, it's important to stay connected to your local news for emergency updates and evacuation orders. Keep a radio close at hand, and determine in advance if staying put at home will be an option or if you'll need to plan on hitting the road.
Friday June 22, 2012
Now's about that time of year when many electric bills start climbing higher and higher, often with no end in sight. But take just a few steps to make your home more energy efficient and you'll find you can enjoy your air conditioning without totally draining your wallet in the process.
Wednesday June 20, 2012
If the thought of using a treadmill totally bums you out, then you're going to have to make some adjustments to your outdoor exercise routine as the hot days of summer roll in. With some advance thought and preparation (and plenty of water!), you can still enjoy your runs without the heat getting you down.
Monday June 18, 2012
Diagnosing multiple sclerosis can be tricky, as there is no single test that can definitively pinpoint the disease, plus many of its symptoms are similar to other ailments. However, there are a few factors doctors can look at in combination to get to the bottom of a patient's health problems.
Friday June 15, 2012
For as healthy as you try to make your overall lifestyle, there is at least one thing that can seem out of your control -- the air quality at work. But actually, office dwellers have more power over their environment than they might realize, and a few simple actions can help improve what is breathed in and out for those 40+ hours of the week.
Wednesday June 13, 2012
Lazy summer days with no school can seem endless, especially when you've got nothing in particular to do. Break up the usual routine with something that'll make you feel great: volunteering. There are lots of ways to help out no matter what your interest, from crafting with little kids to playing cards with seniors to cleaning up a local park.
Monday June 11, 2012
Once you've narrowed in on the exact new car you want to drive, you've still got more decisions to make at the dealership. Chief among them is whether you're better off buying or leasing; be sure you understand just what the latter involves before signing on any dotted lines.
Friday June 8, 2012
When many people hear about saving for retirement, they agree that it's an important thing to do, but they have no idea where to actually find the extra cash to put away. As such, we've come up with a few ways to help locate that little bit of extra to start growing your nest egg today.
Wednesday June 6, 2012
Berries, broccoli, garlic, walnuts, tomatoes, pomegranates -- oh my! What do all of these have in common? Besides being delicious, they are all packed with important cancer-fighting nutrients that work to keep you and your loved ones healthy for life.
Monday June 4, 2012
No one likes sullen faces on the sidelines or claims of "You're cheating, I quit!" in the middle of a game. Everyone has to lose sometimes, so the earlier kids learn to shake hands and congratulate in a gesture of good sportsmanship, the better for everyone involved.
Friday June 1, 2012
One of the quickest ways to ruin a day at Disney or any other amusement park is to not dress the part. It's going to be hot and there will be a lot of walking, so ditch stylish sandals that hurt the feet and heavy backpacks weighed down with nonsense. Opt instead for park-appropriate wear that can stand up to the lines, rides, and occasional splashdown.