Month: August 2014

  • Auto Repair Shops Taking Insurance Companies to Court in Orlando

    Auto Repair Shops Taking Insurance Companies to Court in Orlando

    While maintaining your car is necessary to ensure it is fit for the road, it is not necessarily cheap. Perhaps this is why 77% of cars in a recent study were found to need either maintenance or repairs. Car owners might feel like they are paying a lot for repairs by their mechanics, but they are not […]

  • Selfies Help Connect Police With Stolen Phones After Burglary

    Selfies Help Connect Police With Stolen Phones After Burglary

    Selfies are everywhere these days — they even comprise a popular song, #Selfie, by the group The Chainsmokers. This week, selfies even made their way into a burglary in Santa Clarita Valley, California. On July 30, an unnamed woman in Santa Clarita reported that her home was broken into. The burglars cut the mesh screen […]

  • New Probiotic Treatments may be the Next Wave in Acne Care

    New Probiotic Treatments may be the Next Wave in Acne Care

    40 to 50 Americans experience constant irritation and insecurity from acne, and many have a hard time finding ways to deal with flare-ups and breakouts. Fortunately, there may be a solution on the horizon, and it’s coming from an unexpected place. More and more dermatologists are recommending traditional acne therapy methods combined with daily doses of […]

  • This Fall’s 5 Most Talked About Smartphone Launches

    This Fall’s 5 Most Talked About Smartphone Launches

    Mobile traffic now accounts for nearly 16% of all Internet traffic, and this number is expected to increase exponentially as more mobile users switch to smartphones. This September may be just the time to convert more mobile users to smartphones, or at least get users to upgrade their devices. The changing of the season will […]

  • Buying a Used Car? Make Sure to Do Your Research

    Buying a Used Car? Make Sure to Do Your Research

    Has your vehicle seen better days? If so, you’re probably starting the search for a new car before your old one leaves you stranded on the side of the road. Before you begin your search, however, you have a big decision to make about your future car: new or used? If you’re looking for the […]

  • Archaeological Evidence Shows that Common Weed Helped Ancient People Maintain Healthy Teeth

    Archaeological Evidence Shows that Common Weed Helped Ancient People Maintain Healthy Teeth

    If you’ve ever wondered about how ancient cultures managed to take care of their teeth, new archaeological evidence may be able to shed some light on the issue. And it turns out that the ancient secret to cleaner teeth was a simple plant — something that we now consider to be a weed, in fact. The […]

  • Focus on Health As More Women Enter the Workforce

    Focus on Health As More Women Enter the Workforce

    Keeping employees happy and healthy is important for a company to maintain productivity. Studies show acceptance of working mothers is increasing, likely as more mothers are returning to the workforce. With the work force increasing, it is more important than ever to avoid illness or injury, at the very least those contracted in the workplace […]

  • Do Your Research When Hiring a Contractor – Or Else

    Do Your Research When Hiring a Contractor – Or Else

    After filing eight legal actions involving home improvement contractors, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane shared some consumer tips and recommendations. The contractors were ordered to pay a total of more than $130,400 in consumer restitution and civil penalties, for lack of compliance with Pennsylvania’s Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (HICPA). The attorney general’s most […]