Spring Cleaning Will Keep Your Home (and Your Allergies) in Check

Ah, spring. Although many people may be thrilled to see everything all in bloom, allergy sufferers may already be stocking up on their preferred medications to alleviate the incessant sneezing. And while staying inside might seem like an important step to provide sinus relief, the reality is that studies have found organic levels may be…

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Increase Your Home Value By Getting Rid of Residential Mold

If you’re planning on listing your home on the market, there are all kinds of important things you have to keep in mind and do to ensure you’re getting a fair return. Plenty of homeowners consider making upgrades a few months before their homes are listed in order to maximize property values. In fact, according…

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Sick of That Unwanted Hair? It Might Be Time For Laser Treatment

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reports that Americans spent more than $15 billion dollars in 2016 on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures for the first time ever, accounting for an 11% increase over the previous year. Epilation is the deliberate removal of body hair and can help people achieve smoother, nicer-looking…

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U.S. Truck Industry Shortage May Be Worse Than Experts Say

The truck driver shortage plaguing the U.S. trucking industry may be worse than experts are saying. A report recently published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics claimed the truck driver shortage may be more nuanced than the industry claims. But chief economist for the American Trucking Association Bob Costello says that isn’t true. The report, published…

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Study: Dog-Walking Puts Seniors at Risk For Injury

No one can argue that owning a pet can be highly beneficial to your well-being. In fact, 74% of people surveyed reported mental health improvements due to keeping animals as companions. For seniors, having a pet can reduce stress, lower blood pressure, improve heart health, and encourage social interaction — all vital factors in leading…

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Latest US Construction Spending Report Shows Decline In December

Residential construction and government projects have declined after U.S. construction spending dropped by 0.6% in December, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported Monday, March 4. The setback followed a 0.8% rise in spending in November. The Commerce Department reports that residential construction dropped by 1.4% and spending on government projects declined by 0.6%. These numbers…

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Businesses Preparing For IPO Say Climate Change Is A Risk

A growing number of companies filing for IPO say that climate change is a threat to their business. According to Quartz, up to 15% of companies have mentioned climate change in their pre-IPO filings, a 10% increase since 2009. The share of companies mentioning climate change in their initial public offering (IPO) registration documents has…

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