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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…

TV tip-overs a hazard for young children

TV tip-overs a hazard for young children

Many homes have new TVs decorating the living room, bedroom, den and even the kitchen. These TVs often feature the latest wide, flat screens, which give viewers great definition and…

Preparing your credit profile for the spring real estate season

Preparing your credit profile for the spring real estate season

When you are out shoveling snow and scraping ice off the car’s windshield, winter can seem like an eternity. Yet when it comes to your credit profile, house-hunting and the…

The first 100 years: Innovation in distance learning

As high school seniors nationwide contemplate continuing their education in college, it is fascinating to reflect on how education has evolved over the past century. According to a Harvard University…

Retirement planning? Tips for getting the most out of Social Security

Retirement planning? Tips for getting the most out of Social Security

The majority of Americans support continuing the Social Security program, even if they are decades away from drawing benefits, a 2010 survey by AARP found. Nevertheless, with the program’s future…

Women urged to speak up about silent symptom of menopause

Women urged to speak up about silent symptom of menopause

Mood swings, hot flashes and night sweats are common complaints from women going through menopause. But there is another common menopause symptom that is affecting millions of women, yet only…

Proactive parents and teachers can help keep kids safe online

Proactive parents and teachers can help keep kids safe online

If your teen is among the 93 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds using your family’s laptop, smartphone or tablet to surf the Internet, they are vulnerable to multiple cyber threats,…

Recognizing the stories of remarkable women pioneers, known and untold

Recognizing the stories of remarkable women pioneers, known and untold

– America has seen women emerge as inspiring national figures including female Supreme Court justices, speakers of the house, CEOs, trailblazing athletes, activists, entertainers and leaders of their communities, over…

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