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April 17th, 2014

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Greenest of the green: Top efficiency-boosting home improvements

Forget wondering who’s the fairest; when it comes to choosing home improvements that make your home look good – from the curb and to potential buyers – it may make more sense to ask “Who’s the greenest of them all.” Sustainable home improvements not only help reduce utility costs and boost owner satisfaction with...

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Healthy eating tips for a well-rounded diet

Maintaining a healthy diet is a common goal for people throughout the year. For some, eating well is about losing weight. For others, it’s critical for survival, such as for those who suffer from kidney failure. No matter what your personal reason, a few simple tips can help you eat tasty, nutritious meals that will help you live well. Withou...

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The beauty of upcycling

Everything old is new again. At least that’s a simplistic take on the tenets of upcycling, which translates to giving renewed purpose to something others send to landfills. For consumers with a passion for do-it-yourself projects, and the boards on Pinterest to prove it, upcycling has taken root. Some ideas are as simple as investing in a set...

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Rx for the busy parent: Simple tips to reduce stress and feel your best

Few Americans are more time-strapped than parents. From the moment the alarm chimes, it can feel like a race to get through the day. From prepping for school or day care, to finalizing school projects and running to after-school activities, there’s hardly a moment to spare! And with career demands, the stress of being a busy parent can really...

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¿Va a excavar? Llame primero al 811 para mayor seguridad

Ahora que el invierno se marchó con la llegada de la primavera, muchos dueños de viviendas están guardando sus botas para la nieve, y preparándose para iniciar los esperados proyectos de mejoras en el hogar. Es la temporada donde, en todo el país, dueños de viviendas y profesionales por igual planificar...

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Rare diseases: Increasing awareness for better patient outcomes

Getting a diagnosis of any cancer can be frightening, but for those diagnosed with a rare cancer, the emotional toll can be much worse. For some of these patients, the journey to a correct diagnosis may take years, and once they receive an accurate diagnosis, it can be extremely difficult for these patients to find accurate information on their dis...

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Trends provide guidance as technology shapes careers landscapes

The saying goes: success is when preparation meets opportunity. As technology continues to affect our lives, workers in today’s ever-changing labor market need to be prepared with skills to adapt and succeed in the workplace. Job opportunities in technology are growing up to three times faster than other career fields in the U.S.  Long g...

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The evolution of accounting: new careers in the language of business

Numbers span all languages and cultures, creating what is known as the language of business: accounting. The earliest accounting records date back thousands of years to the use of an abacus, a rudimentary counting tool. As the workplace has progressed, so has the role of the accounting professional. This has been particularly evident in recent year...

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Specialty Food Producers and Retailers Gathering

Specialty Food Producers and Retailers Gathering Event on 2013-04-18 18:30:00 Specialty Food Producers and Retailers Tasting and Networking Meet the producers – and add new products to your retail market! Thursday. April 18, 2013 6:30 pm Vermont Food Venture Center 141 Junction Road Hardwick, VT A rare opportunity for producers of Specialty...

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Rattling down the highway? What those common car noises mean

“What is that rattling? Is it serious?” We all can get a little paranoid about a new sound our car is making. Those sounds can certainly be annoying, but what people don’t realize is sometimes those sounds may be linked to something more serious. About 7 percent of car crashes are caused by some kind of vehicle failure, with tire...

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