Skip to main content

Health & Fitness

  • DeBarra Snap
    Get a gym quality fall home workout
    You don't need a gym membership or a fat wallet to stay in shape this fall and winter. Stay home to work out. Avoid the expense of the gym and inclement weather. Use free or inexpensive items for a home workout that rivals the one you get at...
  • The ABC's of Eating Disorders
    The ABC’s of eating disorders: Part 1
    Generally, my posts focus on a single topic related to eating disorders, body image and related issues, and explore that topic in depth. However, this post—and the second portion, to be published next week—is a little different. It...
  • Hormone replacement therapy and statins: what every woman should know
    Hormone replacement therapy and statins: what every woman should know
    In their menopausal years, many women take statins (cholesterol-lowering drugs) and/or hormone replacement therapy (HRT). A new study evaluated the use of HRT and cardiovascular risk among women under treatment with statins. The findings were...

Pets

Home Improvement

  • Meet Celebrities, Promote Bloggers and Save Money. All at the Orlando Home Show!
    Meet Celebrities, Promote Bloggers and Save Money. All at the Orlando Home Show!
    The Orlando home show is coming to town again just in time for fall. The festivities begin October 24 and run through the weekend offering prizes, meet and greets, and deals, deals, deals, so get on down to the Orlando Convention Center and find...
  • Drought
    PSU questions if state is drought resistant
    Pennsylvania has not seen a true drought in quite some time. Climate models however predict droughts to become more frequent. Penn State University climatologist Paul Knight will explore the possibility and necessity of planning for drought.The...
  • Preppers should be creative problem solvers
    Preppers should be creative problem solvers
    Preppers try to predict problems that will occur during possible future disasters such as storms, floods, blizzards, or hurricanes. They try to predict such problems so that they can prepare solutions to these problems ahead of time. Unfortunately...

Family & Parenting

  • Five candy-free alternatives you should give this Hallloween
    Five candy-free alternatives you should give this Halloween
    Halloween is just around the corner, and you might be wondering what you should hand out to trick-or-treaters this year. If you’re concerned about health issues or know that many children in your neighborhood have allergies, then consider...
  • Tuition Bill
    10 Universities with the least expensive out of state tuition
    Not all colleges are overpriced and some will fit nicely within the budget constraints of parents, according to a US News and World Report article published on October 14, 2014.Tuition growth is slowing, but for parents of high school students...
  • Room for Hope benefits Lurie Children's
    Room for Hope at Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile
    For many families, a night at a grand Chicago hotel can be an escape from the daily grind. When the hotel stay can bring hope to families and children who are receiving medical treatment, the night away is even more special. The Hyatt Chicago...