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Attractive career opportunities await engineering graduates

Attractive career opportunities await engineering graduates

Many recent engineering graduates are reaping the benefits of a flourishing job market for specializations within the growing field. Engineering occupations are expected to grow by more than 10 percent…

Cost of home fire sprinklers at all-time lows; benefits still high

Cost of home fire sprinklers at all-time lows; benefits still high

When it comes to the safety of your home and family, you would probably say money is no object. Yet cost (real or perceived) has long deterred many homeowners from…

Nearly 1.5 million baby boomers may suffer from chronic Hepatitis C without even knowing it

Nearly 1.5 million baby boomers may suffer from chronic Hepatitis C without even knowing it

Did you know that Hepatitis C is a leading cause of liver cancer and the number one reason for liver transplants in America? Between 1999 and 2007, more people died…

Do you really know who is providing your medical care?

Do you really know who is providing your medical care?

Whether you’re being treated for a minor injury or undergoing major surgery, it’s likely you’ll encounter not just one, but a team of health care professionals. While having multiple professionals…

Is your drowsiness dangerous? Sleep apnea evaluation urged for those at risk

Is your drowsiness dangerous? Sleep apnea evaluation urged for those at risk

Despite common misconceptions, anyone – regardless of gender, weight or fitness level – can develop obstructive sleep apnea, a life-threatening condition characterized by episodes of complete or partial airway obstruction…

New baby checklist: Tips to start securing your child’s future

New baby checklist: Tips to start securing your child’s future

Your new bundle of joy has just arrived. In addition to midnight feedings and changing diapers, new parents need to take important steps to set up their children for success…

How to take advantage of home improvement tax rebates before time runs out

How to take advantage of home improvement tax rebates before time runs out

When U.S. lawmakers made a deal to keep the country from going off the “fiscal cliff” at the end of 2012, they reinstated a tax break of up to $…

Help your pet shed unhealthy weight

Help your pet shed unhealthy weight

Are you killing your pet with kindness? We’re not talking about the compassion that motivates us to vaccinate our pets, or keep them warm in cold weather. Kindness that can…

Food for thought: Cutting back on salt may cause you to eat more

Food for thought: Cutting back on salt may cause you to eat more

Our bodies naturally crave salt, a necessary nutrient, and research shows that we gravitate to the amount we need for our bodies to function properly. Salt deficiency has been linked…

Knowing your health heritage: the familial link of diseases

Knowing your health heritage: the familial link of diseases

Family members can have many things in common, including physical characteristics and personality traits. While some traits are obvious, like having red hair or blue eyes, some shared traits are…