Monthly Archives: July 2017

Take precautions in the heat – lifesaving tips

From tornadoes and floods to hail and lightning storms, the United States experiences a broad array of extreme weather. Fatalities do occur, but many people are surprised to learn that the weather event that causes the greatest number of deaths is heat. According to the National Weather Service, hea...

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New FDA-approved method of lung cancer detection gives many hope

Each year, more people die of lung cancer than any other form of cancer — more than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. The American Cancer Society estimates of the 224,000 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed each year, 155,000 will succumb to the disease. Many have heard the statistic...

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4 surprising health benefits of cherries – this summer’s superfruit

Have you ever said no to a cherry? Probably not. This summertime treat is simply delicious. And if you’re looking for another reason to indulge, you’ll be pleased to know that cherries are surprisingly good for you. Recent research indicates that this summer’s superfruit offers a v...

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Seedless watermelons: The taste of summer

For many people, seedless watermelons are a symbol of summer. Crisp and refreshing, this beloved red and green striped fruit represents a true slice of Americana. So it may be a surprise to learn this summertime classic hasn’t been around very long. Until the 1960s, seedless watermelons were n...

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Seeking a small business loan? What you should know

Small businesses still struggle to obtain credit; nearly half of those who applied for credit in 2016 didn’t get all the funding they sought, and 17 percent of those who didn’t apply for financing skipped it because they didn’t think they could get what they needed, according to th...

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Looking for an alternative to college? Pursue a well-paying trade career instead

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SHOPPER 2017-07-20

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5 essential soft skills for a job interview

Picture this: After months of networking and polishing your resume, you managed to make the necessary connections, get in front of the right people and land an interview. You deserve to be here. After all, you have an impressive background, great experience, fantastic references and are confident yo...

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5 big changes for today’s small businesses

A generation ago, the notion of a small business owner meant something very different. You pictured a person who owned their own storefront, often named after themselves, and every day they were the first to arrive and the last to leave. They worked tirelessly for their customers, and their reward w...

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Use a rack to haul your gear during a summer road trip

Summer has arrived, and for many that means it’s time for a road trip. In a survey conducted by the American Automobile Association, 80 percent of families surveyed said they are planning a road trip vacation this summer, a 10 percent increase from last year. Those hitting the road may discove...

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