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Sports are Part of a Healthy Life

PE classes in elementary school aren't just a way to teach competitive spirit to children.  They are a great way to get kids in the habit of regular exercise.  Adults who have developed a sports habit generally lead healthier lives than those who shun regular exercise.  Taking up any regular physical activity, such as basketball, swimming, golf, or even yoga, can have a positive effect on specific and overall health. 1. Weight Management Most people fret over their weight at some point...

Variations in Concussion Recovery

Sports and rigorous physical activities are often enjoyed by young people for the competition and social interaction that they provide. The health benefits, both short and long term, are widely accepted and promoted by doctors and fitness experts. But they are not without risks.  You can get injured playing sports, heck you can even fall over your basketball equipment and get hurt!  FoxNews.com reported new research that shows age and gender can have significant effects on how quickly a young...

When Money is a Major Stressor

With daily headline news of high unemployment rates, steep gas prices and a mortgage crisis, it’s no wonder money matters are really stressing out many Americans today. There’s certainly no lack of reasons why people worry so much about money. Some are beyond the control of an average person while other factors are due to spending behavior. Financial problems normally begin when you spend more than you earn, which leads to acquiring debt to pay for those expenses. You may borrow...

Drinking, Traveling, and Nevada Law

If you like a drink out in the open air where you won't run afoul of local drinking ordinances, then you may wish to avoid most of the United States; however, there are a few places where this combination of alcohol and fresh air are encouraged: Montana, Missouri, Texas, Georgia, Louisiana, and - last, but not least - Nevada, all contain places which allow open-air drinking. Even so, it's best to apprise yourself of the different areas so you won't...

Toronto Gears Up for Winter Events

Toronto, located in the province of Ontario just off the shores of Lake Ontario, is one of the must see cities in Canada. It has all of the hustle and bustle of city life but only steps away from the great outdoors. While anytime is a good time to visit Toronto, the winter season is truly special. To kick off the winter events, Scotiabank is presenting the Cavalcade of Lights on Saturday, November 26. The event will be held in Nathan...

New England Road Trip and Salem Witch Trials

New England has always held a certain fascination for people from the across the country, as well as beyond. It holds some of the earliest national landmarks and is known for its historical significance as well as its natural beauty and wonder. And for a large number of these people a beautiful road-trip across the New England countryside sounds like the perfect way to spend a couple of weeks during the summer. Just make sure you have your new ...

Searching for Bisbee

One of the more rewarding pleasures of having a wandering spirit is to lose track of the destination.  Although the idea that the journey is more important than the finish line is become something of a cliché, it is perhaps even more true now than it ever was.  Whenever there are dips in financial flows, people stat to reconsider how they do things, examining the things that were once taken for granted. This is the kind of thinking that has lead...

Moving to a New City

The three main reasons most people move to a new city include better career opportunities, including having already landed a new job, going to school, and moving because to be near family members. There are other reasons of course, these are just typically recognized as the top three. Health reasons are sometimes tied with or even surpass moving to be near family. Without needing to argue or justify the reasons people move to new cities, it’s easy to understand there...

Refinance Options

Now that the worst of the recession is past many homeowners are able to breathe more freely. They survived with their home intact and their finances bruised, but not destroyed. They may be considering how to retrench so that they are better prepared for future economic hard times. One way to do this is to consider refinancing their home . The most basic type of refinance simply renegotiates the current terms of the mortgage. It takes into account the remaining amount...

New Wheels

Choice is both a blessing and a curse. Americans are blessed with seemingly limitless choices in their daily lives. Simply ordering a cup of coffee can involve making a half a dozen choices. The number of options available when purchasing new wheels for a car can be staggering. For those that want to express their personality and make a bold statement, having all those options is great. For those that just want a functional vehicle, the number of choices can...