Recess Cuts: A Growing Trend in the United States

People have often debated how they use the time of children for best. Should children work? Should children study? Should children play? In developed countries, the consensus is that children should study and play. However, the most beneficial ratio of time spent playing to time spent studying is still hotly debated. In recent years, as […]

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Liposuction: Facts and Myths

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, liposuction is now the most popular form of cosmetic surgery in the U.S. Almost 4000,000 people undergo the procedure every year, with the percentage of men increasing considerably. How Does it Work? The doctor removes fat from under the skin using one of two available techniques. […]

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How to Master the Literature GRE

When I was preparing to apply for graduate school, I took a practice Literature GRE and was appalled by my low score. I was determined to excel on the test, and by the time I made the real thing, I had raised my rating from the 40th percentile to the 89th! I accomplished this feat […]

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Acai- the New Super-fruit

Are you looking for more vitamins and minerals in your diet? Then drinking acai juice every day is your answer. The acai berry, a little blackberry similar to a grape grown primarily in Brazil, is used in energy drinks and protein bars and is now sold in a powder extract as a vitamin supplement. This berry […]

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College Cooking on a Cheap Budget

So you’re a college student, and you’ve got to eat cheap, right? I guess that kind of goes without saying. Here are some ideas to help you eat on a tight budget but still eat as healthy as possible. Think Ahead Make a list every week. What foods and other ingredients do you need for […]

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Tankless Water Heaters: Modern Technology to the Rescue

“Ten-minute showers, guys,” I said. “I’m getting Hallmark cards from the gas company.” My teenagers grumbled as I laid down the rules for the hundredth time. Between my kid’s camping in the shower and my furnace (even though it is an efficient 90% model), my propane bills were going through the roof. Then I installed […]

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Urinary Tract Infections: The Basics

Urinary tract infections affect between 8 and 10 million people worldwide. Symptoms of the disease may be mild or severe. In fact, many who suffer from a urinary tract infection do not seek medical attention. They either do not recognise that the disease exists, or they choose to treat the infection with home remedies. Although most […]

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