In the United States, 69 percent of driver’s ages 18 to 64 reported that they had talked on their cellphones while driving within the 30 days before they were surveyed and 31 percent reported that they had read or sent text messages or email messages while driving at least once within the 30 days before they were surveyed, according to a CDC study that examined data on distracted driving. Cellphon
By Debbie Nicholson on Mar 26, 2015
Automobile-pedestrian accidents can cause multiple traumas and isolated long bone fractures in children and adolescents. While general details about injury scenes have been described by some researchers, fine details, such as proximity to bus stops or playgrounds, are not usually included in automobile-pedestrian accident investigations. A team of researchers from New York and Pennsylvania present
By Debbie Nicholson on Mar 25, 2015
Spring cleaning isn’t just a cute phrase to toss around when you feel like beating out an old rug. It’s a chance to do more than clean out your closet or tidy up your room. Spring cleaning draws from cultural traditions that symbolize a spiritual cleanse, to prepare our lives for better fortune and prepare our bodies for longer days ahead. This ritual is done differently all over the world but gen
By Whitney Butler on Mar 24, 2015
Do text message reminders sent to women increase the number of women who will attend a screening? Just last year, the Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku in Finland published a study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research and found that 77 percent of the studies they reviewed found that text messaging improved health care outcomes such as appointment attendance. In this double-
By Debbie Nicholson on Mar 23, 2015
From open city rooftops to shady country pastures, there’s no excuse to not have a picnic or BBQ this spring. What better way to usher in the season than to dine al fresco? Whether day or night, dinner for two or family brunch, having an outdoor adventure is easy with these fresh takes on a dining classic. Spiced Wine Wine and cheese are the holy grail of picnic essentials. But let’s mix it up a b
By Whitney Butler on Mar 20, 2015
Nothing adds a bit of sparkle to entertaining like a glass of wine. Pop open a bottle and you’ve got instant je ne sais quoi. Entertaining for friends and family is crazy enough, so don’t panic if you accidentally drop bits of cork into the wine bottle — this list of easy wine hacks will save your sanity, save you money and add some spice to simple food dishes. Double duty Home chefs are constantl
By Whitney Butler on Mar 10, 2015
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Darren, also known as "Punditty," was managing editor of The American Pundit political writing contest in 2012-2013.
I'm a career journalist who took a buyout package from Sun Media, Canada's largest newspaper chain, in 2010. I have been a managing editor, city editor, editorial page editor/writer, sports editor and reporter. Along the way I picked up a few trinkets for excellence, including the Canadian Press Wire Service Editorial of the Year, a CP award for humour column writing and an Ontario Newspaper Association award for reporting on a listeria outbreak.
Stef dela Cruz, MD is a doctor and a writer. While writing for a health column in a print mag, she also maintains her own health blog at www.stefdelacruz.com. Just recently, she started a tech blog, www.techenvy.net, with her techie brother. They have a 13-year age gap - and yes, she's the older sibling. She's always on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. It's easy to find her because she maintains one username: @stefdelacruzmd. Stalk her online; she doesn't mind.
Author Debbie Nicholson, PhD, MBWP, Cht, resides in Michigan. Her first two books of her Love And Laughter series are available on Amazon Books along with others. Ms. Nicholson who writes alternative medicine, women's health, children's health, holistic health and mental health articles and reprints of her writing are seen throughout the web. Ms. Nicholson is also a Mind, Body, Wellness practitioner and Hypnotherapist at A & L Chiropractic Center Farmington Hills, Michigan. She is also the editor of Cherokee Blessings Magazine She provides various therapies including reflexology, reikki, and food medicine She is available for free consultations.
Stephanie is an editor and freelance writer residing in Philadelphia, PA. She enjoys roller derby, scooters, and playing with her English bulldog. Website: minx-me.com
Whitney Butler is a freelance professional with seven years of combined education and hands-on experience in writing and content development with an emphasis on lifestyle and travel. She has lived abroad and traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia, which she chronicles in her personal blog.