Your child's first dental appointment

July 28
Your child's first dental appointment
It is recommended that children see their dentist and/or dental hygienist by the age of 6 months or just after the first tooth erupts into the mouth. It is important children become comfortable in the dental office early so that good oral health care

Identity theft costs Americans nearly $25 billion annually

July 28
Identity theft costs Americans nearly $25 billion annually
The federal government now reports that 16.6 million people over the age of 16 (approximately 1 out of every 14) have either been the target or victim of identity theft here. Those most vulnerable, however, tend to be between the 20-29, simply becaus

Food sharing with strangers, newest trend in at-home dining

July 28
Food sharing with strangers, newest trend in at-home dining
By now apps like Yelp, Urban Spoon and Open Table are a regular part of your daily repertoire of technology choices to find the right restaurant. But what about a home-cooked meal from strangers, or sharing a meal with strangers in another stranger's

Weekend: Austin area races (Dec. 14-15)

July 28
Weekend: Austin area races (Dec. 14-15)
There are a number of running events on the calendar this weekend in Austin. Here are the top races of the calendar this weekend (Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15): Colorful Run/Walk 5k at The Ridge: To be held on Saturday, December 14 a

San Francisco's Hampton Creek Foods aims to plant-base the protein on your plate

July 28
San Francisco's Hampton Creek Foods aims to plant-base the protein on your plate
If San Francisco weren't already smack dab in the center of the progressive map, Hampton Creek Foods would put it there. The City by the Bay is the home of the forward looking start-up company Hampton Creek Foods. Recently launched into greater notor

Dan Aykroyd: Another celebrity with Asperger's syndrome

July 28
Dan Aykroyd: Another celebrity with Asperger's syndrome
It's been a big week for Aspie pride as another celebrity officially comes out with an Asperger's syndrome diagnosis. Susan Boyle, "Britain's Got Talent" competitor and recording artist, announced earlier this week, that she had been diagnosed w

Sit around the campfire in comfort in a Strongback Chair

July 28
Sit around the campfire in comfort in a Strongback Chair
If sitting around the campfire in a collapsible camping chair gives you an aching back, then the ergonomically designed Strongback Chair could be just what the chiropractor ordered. Courtesy Strongback Chair View all 5 photos DK Howe Unlike a standar

Ian Ziering starred in 'Sharknado' for health insurance coverage

July 28
Ian Ziering starred in 'Sharknado' for health insurance coverage
In an interview with ABC News, Ian Ziering reveals the reason he took the starring role in 'Sharknado' was for health insurance coverage. Getty Images A surprise hit of the 2013 summer. the Syfy movie 'Sharknado' became an instant cult-classic, an in

Farm microloans from the USDA's Farm Service Agency: Leasing or own rural land?

July 28
Farm microloans from the USDA's Farm Service Agency: Leasing or own rural land?
If you've leased (or own) land in a rural area of Sacramento or similar sites and want a micro-loan, that's a small loan less than $35,000 to do farming in a small space, such as 5 to 20 acres or so, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's, Farm Service

COPD linked to mild cognitive impairment

July 28
COPD linked to mild cognitive impairment
COPD raises the risk of mild cognitive impairment by almost two-fold GettyImages/Science Photo Library View all 8 photos GettyImages/Brian Lawrence COPD is the 3rdleading cause of death in the United States. The disease kills more than 120,000 Americ

Resurrecting the meaning of Christmas

July 28
Resurrecting the meaning of Christmas
This short, inspirational Christmas story on resurrecting the meaning of Christmas was originally published in the December 14, 1982 issue of Woman's Day magazine. This moving story inspired the creation of The White Envelope Project, a caring nonpro

How to make your vegetable juices or smoothies taste a bit prettier

July 28
How to make your vegetable juices or smoothies taste a bit prettier
If you are fond of staying fit by making fruit/vegetable juices or smoothies, you have probably stumbled across this predicament at least once in your fitness adventures: adding greens to your concoction without making your beverage taste like a sala

Some acid reflux meds may lead to vitamin B12, magnesium, potassium deficiencies

July 28
Some acid reflux meds may lead to vitamin B12, magnesium, potassium deficiencies
In a common form of acid reflux, it's a lack of tone, or motility, in the esophageal muscles that clear and keep stomach acids and other gastric contents from backing up into the esophagus. Popular acid reflux drugs used by many people with heartburn

Probiotics are best weight-loss trend because they boost metabolism, says Dr. Oz

July 28
Probiotics are best weight-loss trend because they boost metabolism, says Dr. Oz
Dr. Oz said probiotics are the best weight-loss trend of 2013, while gluten-free diets are the worst. He revealed his picks for the best and worst health trends of the past year on the Dec. 11 episode of the Dr. Oz Show. Adding Probiotics Is Best Wei

Celebrity cancer diagnosis promote cancer screening and prevention

July 28
Celebrity cancer diagnosis promote cancer screening and prevention
Celebrities who go public with diagnosis results in more smokers seeking information on quitting Aniston attributes her success in quitting to her involvement in yoga. GettyImages/FilmMagic View all 7 photos Googleimages/vsofeminine.co.uk Last year,

Year in Review: Van Buren Wal-Mart loses McDonald's but gains Subway

July 28
Year in Review: Van Buren Wal-Mart loses McDonald's but gains Subway
There is a basic philosophy that seems to be prevalent in the business world: "Out with the old and in with the new". This philosophy has guided companies for years as they make changes to their guidelines and policies. This philosophy was best

P90X3 Challenge Pack - New Workout by TONY HORTON | P90X3 Review

July 28
P90X3 Challenge Pack - New Workout by TONY HORTON | P90X3 Review
For fitness enthusiast like you it's easy to stick to your fitness goals until you do not leave your house premises! Visiting family during holiday season while keeping in mind your fitness goals makes you act like a rebellion. Don't let your family

UFC Fighter Shane Del Rosario succumbs to heart attack

July 28
UFC Fighter Shane Del Rosario succumbs to heart attack
Shane Del Rosario, an Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight died Monday December 9 just about two weeks after a heart attack. Getty Images Doctors at Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital in Newport Beach said that Del Rosario, 30, fell into a com

Celebrate National Cupcake Day today

July 28
Celebrate National Cupcake Day today
In celebration of National Cupcake Day, here are some interesting trivia and fun facts about cupcakes that you may not know: Cupcakes first made an appearance in the 19th century and were known as 'one-two-three-four cakes' because of their recipe: o

Lancaster Estate and winery continues under new ownership

July 28
Lancaster Estate and winery continues under new ownership
Lancaster Estate is located in the Alexander Valley AVA at the confluence of the Knights Valley and Chalk Hill appellations. It is so picturesque with rolling hills carpeted with estate vines composed of the classic Bordeaux varieties – Cabernet Sauv