Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, and about 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. More alarmingly, breast cancer is also the second leading cause of cancer death in women, second only to lung cancer. (American Cancer Society) Unfortunately, many women don’t know all the facts. For example, it’s
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We all love food and we all know that eating too much of anything isn’t good for you. But what you may not know is how certain foods affect your mood and which food ‘vices’ are actually good for boosting your mood- in moderation, of course.
It’s the best time of the year. At least, that’s how I’ve always felt about it. Crisp, fresh notebooks, new pens, fancy highlighters – new school supplies have, year after year, signified for me a new beginning. Another chance to get organized, get productive, and get smart. That said, now that I’ve gotten to see the other side of school supplies shopping – the lines,
Many women love the shopping experience, but according to research, the shopping experience most women would love to skip- is buying a car. From haggling, to tacky sales lines and pushy salesmen, women are having a harder time than ever. And what a shame! The idea of buying a brand new (or leased, or used) car with that new car smell and squeaky clean interior
It’s happened a thousand times- your child is running, falls, scrapes his knee and comes running, tears and all. Most of the time all that is required to heal is a little antiseptic, a bandage and a hug to make it all better. But what about those incidents that are a bit more serious - or even life threatening? If you’re a parent, then you
As we get closer to the end of the year, many of us often reflect on the past twelve months of our lives. We contemplate what we’ve accomplished, as well as what we want to achieve next year. Make 2015 the best year yet, with these five goals for success. 1. Health Whether you want to lose weight, get toned, run your first marathon or
Do you have money freedom? Are you free from debt and the 9-5 grind? If you’re barely making ends meet, you’re like most middle class Americans, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are three things you can start doing right now to get your finances right and achieve money freedom in 2015. 1. Eliminate debt. Easier said than done right? Suze Orman
The holidays are about relaxing by the fire without a care in the world, right? That’s not the case, according to American Psychological Association’s Stress in America study. It found that 75% of Americans report money as a significant source of stress, and 8 out of 10 Americans anticipate stress during the holidays.
Kitchen is where most home fires occur. But most fires and other kitchen safety concerns can be easily prevented as well. Here are a few important kitchen safety tips to keep your home secure.