Americans' top 10 legal needs [Infographic]
Every day, working Americans with a long track record of excellent performance begin exhibiting signs of increased absenteeism and lower productivity on the job. What is causing these issues? Surprisingly, many times the problems at work aren’t even work-related. Instead, personal legal life events – such as family or financial concerns – are creating stress, occupying time and attention, and making it more difficult to be fully focused. ARAG’s Legal Town infographic illustrates Americans’ t...
Chronic pain sufferers urged to seek safe relief from pain physicians
(BPT) - When a person is in pain, he or she will seek options to attempt to reduce or eliminate the pain. For minor pains like headaches, muscle aches and small wounds, often over-the-counter drugs can help reduce suffering. But people with chronic pain may have to search for other solutions. More than 100 million Amer...
Women: What to do when 'normal' doesn't apply to your monthly cycle
(BPT) - Many women think they suffer from heavy monthly periods and don’t realize that they have a medical condition. A recent TNS survey of 1,200 women revealed that one in 10 women reported they endure heavy monthly periods. Women stated that they feel embarrassed during this time of the month and that it interferes ...
A simple 12-month lawn-care plan for 2013
(BPT) - You may think having golf-course green grass requires hours of work each day, but if you want the best lawn on the block, it’s as easy as coming up with a plan. The secret? When it comes to lawn maintenance, it’s never too early to prepare your course of action. Starting now and focusing on specific to-do’s each...
How to protect yourself from identity theft
(BPT) - Identity theft occurs more frequently in the United States than people want to believe. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, identity theft and identity fraud are referred to as “all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in some way that involves fraud...
Advanced breast cancer community advocates for more support
(BPT) - A breast cancer diagnosis at any stage can be devastating. However, women with advanced breast cancer are also faced with the overwhelming reality that they must begin additional therapy, or that they will receive treatment for the remainder of their lives. There are an estimated 150,000 women in the United Stat...
Homeowners liable for snow and ice control
(BPT) - Whenever it snows, it is a common sight to see workers at shopping centers and business owners out and about clearing pathways, parking spaces and entrances of snow and ice. But this isn’t just good business to help customers get in the door, it is also a liability issue should someone slip and fall and injure t...
Are we killing the kiss? [Infographic]
Guys, could stubble be coming between you and your sweetheart? A recent telephone survey conducted by an independent research firm for Gillette revealed that nearly 1 out of 3 women say they have avoided kissing a guy because he has facial hair, and more than half of American women say they’ve experienced irritation or scraping on their face due to kissing a guy with facial hair. With indications that stubble could be to blame for a decline in kissing, Gillette is asking America to weigh in...
Car care tips that can extend the life of your vehicle
(BPT) - There is no truer saying than, “Take care of your car and it will take care of you.” Taking care of your vehicle should be at the top of your priority list when you rely on it to transport you, your family and friends. You don’t have to be a mechanical expert to take care of your car, you just need to be aware o...
The new year welcomes a new generation of inspiration
(BPT) - In 2012, the world watched as women made historic gains in everything from Congress, with an all-time high of 20 women in the U.S. Senate – to the field, where they’ve won 100 total gold medals at the Olympics. In 2013, MAKERS.com moves us to reflect on the important advances made by women in years past to in...
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