Should you 'winterize' your pet?
The arrival of autumn signals many changes in the household, from switching from salads to soups to pulling sweaters out of storage to changing furnace filters. With pets, however, you may need to think as much about what you don't change as what you do.
Boost your home's curb appeal for a quicker sale
Selling a home in today's market requires a bit of marketing, some sweat and elbow grease, and a touch of luck. But even in a competitive selling market, it is possible to turn the sign in your front yard from "For Sale" to "Sold" so you can move on to your next residence.
Ten clues your child has hearing loss
Universal hearing testing for newborns has helped to identify most children with hearing issues quickly and accurately. With a simple test, 80 to 90 percent of hearing loss can be detected, and children can begin early intervention with the best possible outcomes for language development.
Steps to revive a stalled job search
With record numbers of people seeking employment, competition is fierce for any job in any industry. If you're looking for work, it might seem difficult to know how to stand out from the crowd. For anyone feeling stalled in their job search, a few simple steps could put the wind back in their sails.
Five common mistakes most parents make when using car seats
Four million babies are born in the United States each year and that means more than 4 million new car seats are being installed. While great strides have been made to ensure that every infant rides in a car seat, unfortunately, parents are making five critical, but fixable, mistakes when using car seats.
DIY with the right footwear
Construction workers don't wear high-heels - and not just because of the questionable fashion statement that might make. Professional builders know how important it is to protect their feet on the job, and you should do the same when undertaking your do-it-yourself home improvement and maintenance projects.
Dealing with conflict in your child's classroom
While adults live with the reality that some people just don't get along, children can find such concepts more difficult to grasp. Teaching our children to deal with conflict and helping them navigate the complexities of interpersonal relationships can be difficult - especially when it comes to conflict with a teacher. K...
Many adults are not aware of important vaccinations they need
Which vaccinations should adults get? If you answered, "I don't know," don't worry - you're not alone. Adults need vaccinations not only to protect themselves from serious diseases but also to prevent spreading illnesses to their family, friends and other loved ones. Millions of Americans get sick from diseases that can ...
Rodent control guide for homeowners
When rodents come to mind, it's usually not beavers, woodchucks or prairie dogs. While there are hundreds of different kinds of rodents, the most common we encounter in our homes are rats and mice, called commensal rodents, or those found living in close contact with humans.
Uncovering the secrets behind lung cancer
If you think lung cancer only affects smokers, you're not alone. Many people believe this, but the truth is, anyone can get lung cancer. You can be young or old, male or female, a smoker or a non-smoker. Here is what you must know.
How nutrition and diet affect your visual performance
Did your mother or grandmother tell you that your vision would improve by eating carrots? She was partially correct, in that eating fruits and vegetables can improve vision, but it's also important to understand how the eye is affected by proper nutrition.