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Vacuuming hard to reach places can rid your home of more dust and relieve allergies better than just sticking the the usual locations.
For homeowners looking to make a big interior design splash while staying on-trend, it's all about focusing on little touches, say experts.
When it comes to getting a job or doing business, social media and other forms of electronic communication are a great networking tool, however, there will never be a substitute for communicating face-to-face.
Knobs, handles and hinges with a brushed copper finish can bring warmth to a cold space.
In 2013, 68 million business professionals attended business-to-business exhibitions, according to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research.
An all-in-one portable desktop PC can help students streamline school work.
Whether the students in your life are in high school and dreaming about their future majors, or in the middle of their college careers, you can shower them with gifts that quench their thirst for knowledge and foster their academic interests.
During the school year, it can be tough for students to keep their work organized. With dozens of assignments, tests and projects, it’s easy for some things to get lost in the chaos.
Great gift ideas for students
While skin cancer is highly prevalent and incidence rates are rising, it also remains one most treatable types of cancer. But you need to remain vigilant about your skin and share any changes or concerns with your doctor before they become bigger problems.
Having trouble sticking to your diet? When your body doesn’t respond to your efforts the way you expect, it’s easy to lose the motivation to continue.
Newborns need vaccinations in those first months to protect against potentially dangerous diseases, including hepatitis B, polio, whooping cough (also known as pertussis), tetanus, diphtheria, Hib, pneumococcal and rotavirus.
"Want your dog to live a longer happier life? The answer is simple. Keep pets' teeth and gums in tip top shape," stresses Dr. Van Horn.
If it seems like your grocery store bills are getting bigger, you're not imagining it: food prices are on the rise, and poised to go higher.
With all the gizmos, gadgets and electronic media available these days, it can be tough for parents to get kids to sit down with good old-fashioned books. But regular reading, done for fun, is linked to better school performance.
If you’ve sported the same hairstyle since telephones came with cords, this might be the year to make a change. Keep in mind, hair makeovers don’t have to be drastic to look great.
Two of the most commonly made and commonly broken New Year’s resolutions are saving money and paying off debt. These are promises we all seem to make to ourselves every year with every intention of seeing through. But somehow, we wind up in the same spot we were before.
Achieving your financial goals can sound like a daunting New Year’s resolution if you aren't organized when it comes to your money. But by planning ahead, you can more easily improve your financial situation.
The New Year is the perfect time to evaluate your career and take control of your professional life. And doing so may be easier than you think in today’s economy, where one-third of the American workforce is now comprised of freelancers.
It’s at the top of many New Year’s resolution lists — quitting smoking. In fact, 15 million people try to quit smoking cigarettes yearly. Only 5 percent succeed when they use no support or go cold turkey. Moreover, the average smoker will attempt to quit up to nine times before successfully …
In 2013, why not focus on one health change you'll enjoy sticking to: getting more sleep.
COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a serious lung disease that over time makes it hard to breathe.
While breaks from school should be fun, they don’t have to be breaks from learning. The down time of the holiday season is the perfect time of year to keep kids entertained with books.
No matter if you are throwing a New Year’s party or attending one, nobody wants an evening that’s dull or routine. But with a few simple party tips, you can make this year’s celebration special, no matter what your plans include:
The nutritional choices you make for your children are crucial, setting the stage for good health and good habits for years to come.
This year, forego those store-bought plastic reindeers and craft your own holiday décor instead.
Better than any toy, trinket or fruit basket, what if you could give a gift that would actually make a profound difference in someone’s life?
The holidays are all about spending time with your family and friends. If you’re a pet owner, you’ll want to include dogs and cats in the celebration.
Give guests a leg up on their New Year's resolutions with these tasty, healthful tweaks to your favorite holiday dishes.
Children's artwork on plates and travel tumblers make great keepsakes.
Between family, friends, coaches and teachers, some children give as many holiday presents as they receive. This year, encourage your child's creativity with easy kids' crafts they'll give as gifts.
A little creativity can reduce a lot of calories in holiday party food.
Not all broken bones are just an accident. If slips, trips or falls lead to a bone fracture, it could be a symptom of something much more serious: osteoporosis, a disease that weakens bones.
Fall is the perfect time to complete home projects you put off during the dog days of summer. There are a number of basic changes you can do right now that are easy and inexpensive.
Annual physicals may not be at the top of every man's to-do list, but these visits are crucial for wellness, especially for those men over 40.
If you have natural stone countertops or other surfaces in your home, you may be the object of your neighbor’s envy. According to a 2012 survey conducted by Harris interactive, three-quarters of homeowners who intend to remodel their kitchens in the next two years would like to install grani…
According to the National Sleep Foundation, if you have trouble staying and falling asleep at night, or you wake up feeling unrefreshed in the morning, you may be suffering from insomnia.
These days, 60 is the new 40. A few worry lines and gray hairs aren’t stopping baby boomers from staying active and redefining retirement. But along with the benefits of active lifestyles, older Americans are feeling the pains of “boomeritis,” as the warranty on some body parts runs low.
You may not realize it, but your windows could be costing you money and putting your family’s safety at risk.
Once upon a time, you loved the look of your living space, but now it feels so last-century. If this sounds like you, consider injecting new energy into your home by making a few high-impact changes without a high-roller budget.
Nothing makes a tasteful statement of modern simplicity better than a row of pendant lights over a kitchen island or above a dining room table.
With so many people now optimizing their living spaces for energy efficiency, the risk for indoor air pollution in homes can actually increase, say experts, as pollutants can get trapped indoors as a result.
It’s time for raking leaves, pruning shrubbery, and other seasonal fall lawn care tasks.
Raising children involves navigating tricky scenarios from time to time. Popular belief says that while you can usually rely on your instincts, the answers to many of life's daily details are not always clear.
It's never too soon to get your child interested in current events, and doing so can have many positive benefits, from building vocabulary and improving writing, to encouraging active and engaged citizenship.
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