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How to handle student-teacher conflicts for the benefit of your child’s education

How to handle student-teacher conflicts for the benefit of your child’s education

Conflict and disagreements are a part of life. As an adult you understand this and you employ skills that help you mitigate conflicts and avoid future disagreements. Your children, however,…

How simple stomach pains can take you to hell and back

How simple stomach pains can take you to hell and back

Kimberly Kuchler wasn’t too worried when she first felt some mild abdominal pains last summer. Young and full of energy, the former collegiate athlete wasn’t about to let anything slow…

5 tips for making your vote count on Election Day

5 tips for making your vote count on Election Day

With the significant impact elections have on our country, would it be surprising to hear that only 38 percent of eligible Americans voted in the 2010 election? What happened to…

6 tips for a safe and enjoyable summer

6 tips for a safe and enjoyable summer

Summer is all about spending time outdoors – either at home or away. Whether you’re hitting the road or taking a trip to the local park, it’s time for fun…

The future of cancer treatment may lie in an experimental ‘immunotherapy’ vaccine

The future of cancer treatment may lie in an experimental ‘immunotherapy’ vaccine

Diane Altenburg doesn’t mind a good challenge. An army wife for 28 years and mother to five children, she and her family moved 17 times, across states and continents as…

5 vital questions to ask your financial professional

5 vital questions to ask your financial professional

When was the last time you met with a financial professional? Would you be more likely to keep those appointments if you knew some specific questions to ask? These meetings…

Family turns grief into action; offers advice for raising awareness for a cause

Mother and rare disease advocate Lora Moore knows all too well the value of good health and how quickly it can slip away. In 2004, she tragically lost her 12…

4 reasons to make the move to a medical home

4 reasons to make the move to a medical home

The American health care environment is rapidly changing. One model of health care that’s expanding across the country is the patient-centered medical home. A medical home is not a physical…

Stay on top of your rheumatoid arthritis with these helpful tips

Stay on top of your rheumatoid arthritis with these helpful tips

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an incurable, progressive disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks a person’s joints, causing inflammation and damage. Approximately 1.3 million people have RA. This…

How to maximize your tax benefits from charitable gifts

How to maximize your tax benefits from charitable gifts

You answer calls to support your alma mater, the local animal shelter and the American Red Cross with gifts of money and volunteer time. And after cleaning out the closets,…