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Cost of home fire sprinklers at all-time lows; benefits still high

Cost of home fire sprinklers at all-time lows; benefits still high

When it comes to the safety of your home and family, you would probably say money is no object. Yet cost (real or perceived) has long deterred many homeowners from…

What to do if your child is accused of being a bully

What to do if your child is accused of being a bully

It’s a phone call that most parents can’t imagine receiving. Your school’s principal has requested a meeting because your child is being suspended or expelled … for bullying. While some…

Colorblind care: improving health literacy among minority populations

Colorblind care: improving health literacy among minority populations

Achieving consistent quality of care regardless of a person’s race or ethnicity remains a critical goal for anyone with a stake in America’s health care system for improving health literacy…

Smartphone apps make it easier to manage type 2 diabetes

Smartphone apps make it easier to manage type 2 diabetes

The amount of effort it takes for people with diabetes to pick the right foods and track everything they eat is a common source of frustration. Many people simply give…

Check your tax forms for errors and avoid fines for 2013

Check your tax forms for errors and avoid fines for 2013

Tax season will be here before you know it and businesses everywhere want to handle their reporting quickly, efficiently and on time in order to avoid the penalties and fines…

HARP changes put refinancing in reach of more homeowners

HARP changes put refinancing in reach of more homeowners

When the federal Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) launched in 2009, millions took advantage, but many other homeowners found they couldn’t qualify to refinance their underwater mortgages. Today, significant enhancements…

Online learning, career prep gain popularity for high school students

Online learning, career prep gain popularity for high school students

Two popular trends in American education are converging to support the academic and career interests of high school students nationwide: online learning and Career Technical Education (CTE) courses. Once considered…

Tips for healthier air travel

Tips for healthier air travel

Ask people who fly frequently, and they will tell you that it takes a mental and physical toll on them. Psychologically, air travel can make you feel like a nameless…

Opportunities for students to pursue challenging and exciting careers in STEM subjects

Opportunities for students to pursue challenging and exciting careers in STEM subjects

Pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) subjects opens plenty of exciting and challenging opportunities for today’s students. Many of these opportunities exist in the Navy, including…

Rochelle Park’s Message: Clean Up

Rochelle Park’s Message: Clean Up

By Joy Belgiovine With the economic downturn, many towns are faced with what officials describe as “zombie properties” – or those that fall into the gray area between the homeowner…