Tips for Women Entrepreneurs on Running a Business and a Household

Many successful female business owners are the CEO of more than just their company. Working to make a business stable and prosperous while also juggling a myriad of other responsibilities is a challenging task not entirely unique to women entrepreneurs, but highly skewed toward them. Doing so takes the drive, determination, and balance. Here are

Diet, Nutrition and Weight Loss Success

By Larry North ~ The pendulum has swung in many directions regarding diet, nutrition, and weight loss over the decades. Having been raised by a mother who was an early pioneer in Overeaters Anonymous, I’ve seen it all: Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Adkins, HCG, The Zone, Sugar Busters, Paleo, low-fat, low-calorie, diet pills, laxatives, eating

Chemical-Free Options for Managing Mosquitoes in Your Landscape

By Melinda Myers ~ It’s time to get outside and enjoy summer BBQs, gardening, hikes and much more. Don’t let mosquitoes keep you inside; Instead enlist these chemical-free strategies to manage these pests in your landscape. Start by eliminating the mosquitoes’ breeding grounds. Drain the water out of buckets, old tires and clogged gutters and

Chew on this: Is Food ‘Friend or Foe’ for Better Health?

By Jaclyn Albin, M.D. Internal Medicine – General Internal Medicine   In my daily discussions with patients and families about their food choices and habits, a worrisome theme emerges. Many people see food as the enemy. The often useless lifestyle advice from doctors is to eat less and exercise more. I disagree with that counseling

Why Alzheimer’s Scientists are Looking at Green Tea and Carrots

 By Najja Parker   While scientists have not found a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, they may be able to reverse the symptoms with some key compounds, according to a new report. Researchers from the University of Southern California recently conducted a study, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, to determine how diet can impact

Plant Based Essential Oils Boost the Mind, Body & Spirit

By Melinda Myers.   The fragrances of plant-derived essential oils have long been used to improve the health of our mind, body and spirit. Boost your energy and increase your focus as you balance work and family life. Peppermint has long been prized for this and more. You’ll find it also helps relieve headaches and

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New Alzheimer’s Study Shows Connection Between MCI/Dementia and High Blood Pressure

By The Alzheimer’s Association as reported by Heidi Frankel.   This year at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) the findings of a new study provide important and relevant information on the correlation of MCI and dementia and high blood pressure. The following points address the results of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), study

Age at Home

Remodelers and CAPS Designees are Helping Older Home Owners Achieve Their Fondest Wish! Older home owners overwhelmingly prefer to age in place, according to surveys conducted by AARP. To do so, they will need homes that enable them to live safely, independently and comfortably as they age. Many homes – especially older ones – may

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