Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a great career choice, especially in an economy that seems to constantly be downsizing. Since nursing assistants will always be in demand, a CNA can enjoy job security in a shaky job market. It’s also a great way to get your foot in the door to the medical field, and can help pave the way to more advanced certifications or...read more
The word disability encompasses various conditions and physical limitations. A disability may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional , developmental, or any combination of these. Thousands of people live with disabilities every day. Whether they were born with it or their disability was due to a life event that came later in life. Living with a disabilities doesn't mean...read more
Do you love your horse? If you're an equine owner, then you know the answer to that question. You want to treat your horse right, and that means having a great horse barn for your prized animal to live. Unfortunately, high-quality horse barns can be very expensive. If you hire a contractor to build a barn for your horses, you could be looking at a six-digit bill by the time the work is...read more
Urinary tract infections are common health issues that are usually easily treatable. A urinary tract infection, or UTI, can develop in either the upper or lower urinary tract. Most UTIs are in the form of bladder infections, which are in the lower urinary tract. Regular urination and lubricating substances lining the urinary tract are often enough to prevent infections from taking hold. When...read more
Getting a high school diploma used to require sitting in a classroom or taking home school classes. There weren't really any other options if you wanted an actual diploma instead of a GED.
Today there is another option: getting a high school diploma online.
Online high schools are becoming more popular as more and more people seek the advantages of having a high school...
Most everyone has heard of the Atkins' diet by now - a diet where carbs are cut very low, while fat and protein is increased. And, while it might sound like the road to clogged arteries and weight gain, it has actually been proven to be a wildly successful diet plan. In several studies comparing low-fat diets to low-carb diets, those following low carb diets actually tend to lose more weight...read more
A good set of patio furniture can instantly transform your deck or patio into the warm-weather social hub of your home. Enjoy picnic-style dinners with the family using patio chair and table sets, or spend a lazy afternoon soaking up the sun with patio lounge and deck chairs. The right outdoor furniture pieces can transform your barbecue into a kitchen, or your poolside space into your outdoor...read more
Everyone likes free. Admit it, you like free, your grandma likes free, everyone like things that are free, and that includes free online video games. Video games do not have to be expensive investments that require complicated hardware and take days to beat. You can also just enjoy small games made by independent developers on your computer at any given time. Not all of these games are free...read more
There's nothing better than a clear, sparkling pool on a hot summer day. With proper maintenance and the right set of pool supplies, the task of keeping your pool clean and, more importantly, safe becomes a much simpler task. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that roughly 15 percent of public pools have a health concern that could be eliminated with proper maintenance and...read more
It is important for all parents to help save up for their kids’ college. Many people choose to do this by establishing a college fund for their kids either before they are born or when they are born. It is important to set one up as early as possible so that your child’s college fund has time to earn money and mature before they need it. It can be extremely expensive for college...read more
Diabetes is a metabolic disease characterized by the body's inability to produce or properly use insulin, a hormone needed to regulate blood sugar and turn glucose and other nutrients into energy for the body. Though no one knows what causes diabetes, many theories exist that suggest genetics, environment, lifestyle, diet and lack of exercise may all play a role in certain types of diabetes....read more
During a summer heat wave when the sweltering temperatures reach the triple digit benchmark an air conditioner can be your best friend. Some people will go to great lengths to try and stay cool. They'll go to the movie theater to watch a movie they don't want to see just to sit in a dark air conditioned room. They'll wander the frozen food aisle at the grocery store for hours just to...read more