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Ask the Pharmacist: Poison prevention starts at home

Ask the Pharmacist: Poison prevention starts at home

It’s a serious problem with a simple solution. Nearly 1 million children under the age of 5 are exposed to potentially poisonous medicines and household chemicals, according to the Centers…

Kitchen remodeling: How to go from a far-off dream to ‘DIY’

Kitchen remodeling: How to go from a far-off dream to ‘DIY’

Year after year, no matter the state of the housing market, kitchen remodeling remains a good idea. The project perennially tops lists of value-for-your-money home improvements and almost every buyer…

Medical device innovations lead to extraordinary advances

Medical device innovations lead to extraordinary advances

From custom prosthetics to minimally invasive surgery, innovations in medical devices are leading to some astonishing advances. One example: an artificial heart that uses plastic tubes instead of heart valves…

Tips for creating a greener outdoor living space

Tips for creating a greener outdoor living space

Outdoor living spaces remain a popular home improvement, but while you’re planning your patio or prepping your planting beds do you consider the impact these improvements might have on the…

Go nuts and celebrate your health with a handful

Go nuts and celebrate your health with a handful

Good things really do come in small packages. And when it comes to your health, pistachios pack a powerful punch: They help you manage your weight, may help reduce blood…

Financial considerations beyond the ‘fiscal cliff’

Financial considerations beyond the ‘fiscal cliff’

With the agreement reached at the eleventh hour of 2012 to avert components of the so-called “fiscal cliff,” nearly all taxpayers will be affected in some way.  With that in…

How to eat your heart out and lower your heart disease risk

Every day your heart makes enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles. To do this, your heart needs a little help from you. Just like a well-running automobile, your…

Consejos para obtener una devolución mayor en su declaración de impuestos

Consejos para obtener una devolución mayor en su declaración de impuestos

Cuando llega la temporada de presentar la declaración de impuestos, los estadounidenses analizan cómo van a gastar el dinero que se les va a devolver. Como, según el Servicio de…

Nearly 1 in 10 Americans lives with a rare disease

Nearly 1 in 10 Americans lives with a rare disease

Did you know that the same number of people die each year from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, as breast cancer? And yet IPF, a rare and debilitating disease that…

Taye Diggs joins the fight against childhood hunger with breakfast program

Taye Diggs joins the fight against childhood hunger with breakfast program

Studies show and experts agree: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. After a good night’s rest without eating, kids’ brains and bodies are ready to refuel. Breakfast…

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