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Wedding Travel: A Two-Ring Circus

By David Kriso A wedding!  It is the happiest day for two individuals.  It is the moment when two become one.  To top it off, the champagne is on ice,…

Stay healthy with the right amount of salt

Stay healthy with the right amount of salt

(BPT) – Many Americans are becoming increasing frustrated with medical reports that advise avoiding certain foods like fats, coffee, alcohol and then later say that these things are actually good.…

Fighting fall allergies: The best treatments to feel better fast

Fighting fall allergies: The best treatments to feel better fast

(BPT) – Sneezing, stuffiness, a runny nose – these symptoms don’t always indicate a cold. They also can be hallmarks of hay fever for one in five Americans who suffer…

Soft skills needed to get and keep a job

Soft skills needed to get and keep a job

In today’s economy, it takes a lot more than meeting job requirements and possessing technical skills to get and keep a job. Directors of Career Services Ricardo Estevez of The…

Five tips for fast, healthy meals on a budget

Five tips for fast, healthy meals on a budget

What do time and money have in common? They’re worth a lot, and we could always use more of each. Between managing a packed schedule and trying to stretch every…

High school students take nursing careers for a test drive

High school students take nursing careers for a test drive

Rachel Trevino always aspired to become a nurse. As a senior at a Chicago high school, she enrolled in the Navigate to Nursing (N2N) scholarship program, a dual enrollment program…

Five things you should know about hepatitis C

Five things you should know about hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a silent epidemic in America. Millions of Americans have chronic hepatitis C, which is caused through infection with the hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis C is a leading…

Keeping kids safe online: What every parent should know

Keeping kids safe online: What every parent should know

By now, most parents are aware that the entertainment and educational value of the Internet also comes with risks, particularly for children. Protecting children from those risks is a vital…

Summer games in the garden

Summer games in the garden

The sun is shining, birds are singing, butterflies are darting from colorful flower to colorful flower … and children across the country are complaining about being bored. Eliminate this by…

How to understand credit scores

How to understand credit scores

Americans’ total debt tops $ 252 billion dollars, according to Federal Reserve data, yet most don’t have a basic understanding of credit information like who calculates credit scores, what constitutes…