Article Library About Issues Related to Personal Injury and Disability Law

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Motorcycle crash fatalities increasing

Motorcycle crash fatalities are on the rise, according to a recent study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. While the number of passenger vehicle occupant deaths has been declining in the past few years with advances in vehicle safety, the number of motorcycle fatalities has increased. According to NHTSA, the largest factors in motorcycle

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8 ways to reduce stress

Stress is a normal part of life. Most people are confronted with difficult situations every day. Over time, the daily grind can wear on people. Whether it’s work, child care, school or mounting health issues, learning to cope with the stresses you face day in and day out is crucial to improved mental and physical

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How to avoid identity theft

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. The Federal Trade Commission reports that 9.9 million people a year become victims of identity theft. That means in one minute, about 19 people will be targeted by criminals of opportunity seeking important personal information. Avoid becoming a victim of identity theft with the following tips.

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Eat better and healthier for less money

Get your hands on fresh, tasty, healthy food and spend less at the same time by joining a Community Supported Agriculture program. CSAs are a great way to buy local, in-season produce directly from the farmer. By joining a CSA, you purchase a share to gain access to fresh veggies and other farm products. Generally,

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Women more at risk from effects of alcohol consumption

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, and women should be aware that the effects of drinking alcohol can vary across genders. Most women know that alcohol consumption is risky during pregnancy, but there are several other risk factors women are more prone to if they drink often or in large quantities. Binge drinking contributes to the

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Children eat more when given larger plates

In a recent study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Research Initiative, researchers assessed plate size and children’s appetite. The study focused on first-grade students at a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, elementary school. The results showed that children served themselves more food when given larger dishware. Former studies have shown that adults consume more when

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Tips to surviving spring’s pollen

The annual yellow dusting of cars, porches and sidewalks has peaked. This week’s pollen count in Atlanta is soaring above 2,000 and continues to climb. Blooming trees are the culprit for all the yellow powder, but experts say it’s what you can’t see that’s most problematic. Pines are the main contributor to all the pollen

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Tips to keep your kitchen clean and safe

About 48 million people are affected by foodborne illness each year in the U.S., according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Germy kitchens increase the risk for several infections such as E. coli, Listeria, Salmonella and several other diseases and parasites. While the overall number of incidence of infection has decreased in recent years,

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7 ways to save on utilities

As spring pushes on and summer creeps closer and closer, temperatures continue inching up and tempting many people to turn on their air conditioning. While some may give in and turn the thermostat down a few degrees, others stubbornly refuse to yield to the heat due to the high cost of utility bills. Whether it’s

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Apps that will help you manage your money

Money is important and keeping track of all your accounts and spending can be trying. Organize your spending and saving with the following mobile applications. Many can simply get you organized while others can make suggestions to setting goals and tracking progress to attain those goals. Mint Mint is probably one of the most popular

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