The overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is helping fuel one of the greatest public health threats of our time. Now doctors, farmers…
Top 10 most toxic zip codes for homeowners
The third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index from ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused property database, finds about 25% of single-family homes and condos in areas analyzed are located in high-risk zip codes. Read more at HOUSINGWIRE
5 Debt Settlement Attorney Tips
Hiring a debt settlement attorney is the right way to deal with your debt. Here are 5 debt settlement attorney tips that you can apply.
How To Get Out of Debt On Your Own: A DIY Guide
I paid off $80,000 in credit card debt in about 3 years. You too can get out of debt on your own! It's not easy, but these rules helped me do it. Learn how.
Former Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office spokesman indicted for sexual assault of a minor
A former public information officer for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has been indicted on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student in an ...
2 Credit Card Debt Tips That Could Save Your Wallet
Balance-transfer credit cards could help you get out of debt faster. Here's what you need to know.
How to Microwave Scrambled Eggs
Microwave scrambled eggs are perfect for rushed mornings. Check out this quick and simple guide for how to microwave scrambled eggs from the Incredible Egg.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How to be Trauma-Informed
Okay, we’ve got it: Not “What’s wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?” That explosive outburst? The child who cannot concentrate at school? The domestic violence survivor who is in a constant state of hyper-vigilance? Yes, most of us in family services are now able to recognize trauma-symptoms and respond with empathy… most of the time But what does it mean to be truly trauma-informed? For a start, it means that we have patience with others and ourselves as we seek to acquire the skills and attitudes of a trauma-informed practice. Calling out other people for being judgmental? Yes, this and many other ironies litter the path of learning this new language because we just so enjoy being right! It is easy to become smug or ‘preachy’ when we have all these…
Better Business Bureau is Warning Homeowners About the Top 5 Contractor Scams
Click here to view our infographic on Top 5 Contractor Scams With the start of summer, many homeowners began to get home remodeling and other construction projects underway and before the season winds down many more will also undertake large and small projects Eager to get the job done, some homeowners may not do their due diligence and investigate the contractor they choose. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns that decision can lead to trouble. “Homeowners can get ripped-off in a number of ways,” says Steve J. Bernas, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois. “The projects often carry a hefty price tag and it’s very important that consumers know…